Husqvarna 550iBTX Spec Sheet

The Husqvarna 550iBTX is a cordless backpack leaf blower delivering 551 CFM at 148 MPH. It is powered by a 15.6 Ah 36 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 551
MPH Up to 148
Blowing Force 21 N
Engine
Make N/A
Amp 15.6 Ah
Voltage 36 V
Speed settings Variable
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy N/A
Throttle positionTube
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 0
Weight 12.9 lbs
Noise rating 73 dB
Tube length 16.3 in
Warranty 2 years

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Description

Powerful, well-balanced and ergonomic backpack battery blower with impressive blow force (21N) for professional use. Its class leading power, low vibrations and noise levels allow you to work in public settings, even in noise restricted areas. The blower is IPX4 weatherproof and features continuous boost mode and cruise control as well as an intuitive key pad with battery status and running modes directly on the handle. (source: Husqvarna)

Overview of the Husqvarna 550iBTX

  • Power: This cordless leaf blower has a maximum air volume rating of 551 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed rating of 148 MPH.
  • Power delivery: As it is battery-operated, it doesn't need to be plugged in and therefore allows superb freedom of movement.
  • Battery: The Husqvarna 550iBTX is powered by an easy-to-recharge 15.6 Ah 36 V Li-ion battery (battery not included).
  • Handling: Like most backpack blowers, this model is technically heavier than a handheld. That being said, it can feel lighter and more comfortable because of the way it is carried, even when used over extended periods of time. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. Among other electric backpack blowers, the Husqvarna 550iBTX can be considered light, weighing only 12.9 lbs.
  • Speed Settings: Sometimes you just need a little more power, while other times you may want a little more precision when moving leaves and debris. That’s why the 550iBTX features variable speed settings for added control.
  • Noise: Its noise rating of 73 dB can be considered the standard for similar electric backpack blowers.

The Husqvarna 550iBTX's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Husqvarna 550iBTX compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 148 MPH, which is rather impressive for electric backpack blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Poulan Pro PRBP675i with 150 MPH).
  • The 550iBTX is average in terms of air volume. It's rated at 551 CFM, which is common for electric backpack blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Poulan Pro PRBP675i with 675 CFM).

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Lightweight (12.9 lbs)
  • High MPH (148 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (73 dB)
  • Decent CFM (551 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Battery not included

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About Husqvarna

Founded in 1689 in the town that bore its namesake, Husqvarna is a Swedish company that has been developing and manufacturing quality tools and accessories for 325 years. This makes Husqvarna one of the longest-operating manufacturers of outdoor products. Thanks to its reputation and a passion for innovation and quality, Husqvarna continues to be an industry leader in the outdoor power tool market.

Warranty Information

The Husqvarna 550iBTX is covered under a warranty for up to 2 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Husqvarna blowers, please consult Husqvarna's warranty policies. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-487-5951.

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