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)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 551|
|MPH||Up to 148|
|Blowing Force||21 N|
|Noise rating||73 dB|
|Tube length||16.3 in|
|Other model numbers||967681101|
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Overview of the Husqvarna 550iBTX
- Power: The Husqvarna 550iBTX is a cordless blower with a maximum air volume rating of 551 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 148 MPH.
- Power delivery: The 550iBTX is a brushless-motor, battery-operated blower. Therefore, it doesn’t require to be plugged in when it’s being used. The user will enjoy the added mobility of its cordless design.
- 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: For those who wish to have complete control while operating their leaf blower, the 550iBTX offers variable speed settings, and moreover, is also equipped with cruise control, which allows the user to comfortably continue blowing at their preferred setting.
- Noise: As far as electric backpack blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 73 dB.
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.
- It can push air from the nozzle at 148 MPH, which puts it ahead of its class in terms of air speed for battery-operated backpack blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Greenworks 2418502 and its 155 MPH could be an option to consider.
- It’s capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 551 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This places it at the low end compared to other cordless backpack blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the Kobalt KBB 4240-06, which boasts with 690 CFM.
As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other cordless backpack blowers, the Husqvarna 550iBTX is on the expensive side of the price range.
While certainly not the cheapest of its kind, purchasing it could most likely also mean enjoying the reliability of a high-end product.
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.
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 (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-487-5951.
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