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
BrushlessYes
Voltage36 V
Speed settings Variable
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy N/A
Throttle positionTube
Cruise controlYes
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

The Husqvarna 550iBTX in use

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: As this unit is a backpack leaf blower, the majority of the unit is distributed so that the user can operate it with ease for most reasonable periods of use. 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: To provide more control over their job to the user, the unit has a variable speed control setting. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Husqvarna 550iBTX to match it. On top of that, maintaining the selected speed is effortless, as it also features cruise control.
  • Noise: As far as electric backpack blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 73 dB.

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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 battery-operated backpack blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Poulan Pro PRBP675i and its 150 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • The 550iBTX is average in terms of air volume. It's rated at 551 CFM, which is common for cordless backpack blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Kobalt KBB 4240-06, with 690 CFM, could be in your good books.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Lightweight (12.9 lbs)
  • Brushless motor
  • Cruise control
  • 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 (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-487-5951.

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