Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 551|
|MPH||Up to 148|
|Blowing Force||21 N|
|Noise Rating||73 dB|
|Tube Length||16.3 in|
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Overview of the Husqvarna 550iBTX
- Power: The Husqvarna 550iBTX can force 551 cubic feet of air per minute (CFM) from its nozzle at a maximum speed of 148 MPH.
- Power delivery: The blower is battery-operated, so the operator won’t need to worry about getting tripped up by pesky cords when they’re busy getting work done.
- Battery: The Husqvarna 550iBTX is powered by an easy-to-recharge 15.6 Ah 36 V Li-ion battery (battery not included).
- Handling: This blower’s backpack functionality makes make it less exerting on the user, even when used for an extended period 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: 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.
- Forced air exiting this blower has been clocked at a max speed of 148 MPH. This puts the 550iBTX ahead of the pack as far as air speed is concerned in electric backpack blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Poulan Pro PRBP675i with 150 MPH).
- Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Husqvarna 550iBTX can reach 551 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on par with other electric backpack leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Poulan Pro PRBP675i with 675 CFM).
The bottom line
- Lightweight (12.9 lbs)
- High MPH (148 MPH)
- Acceptable Noise (73 dB)
- Decent CFM (551 CFM)
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 InformationThe 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.