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|
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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: 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: By design, this model isn’t the smallest leaf blower on the market. It’s meant to be carried as a backpack so that the bulk of the unit is out of the way and the user’s hands are free to manipulate the nozzle. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. When compared to other electric backpack blowers, the Husqvarna 550iBTX stands out due to its lower weight: just 12.9 lbs.
- Speed Settings: In order to afford more control to the user, this unit has a variable speed control. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Husqvarna 550iBTX to match.
- Noise: With a decibel rating of 73 dB, the 550iBTX is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the electric backpack category.
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.
- Air exiting the nozzle of this blower can reach 148 MPH, which is quite a bit faster than most 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).
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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