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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Husqvarna 550iBTX 551 CFM Cordless Blower
Husqvarna 550iBTX 551 CFM Cordless Blower
Husqvarna 550iBTX 551 CFM Cordless Blower
Husqvarna 550iBTX 551 CFM Cordless Blower

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

Unlike many websites, we did our best to research each of the specs above. That being said, we are not immune to making the occasional mistake or omission. Should you notice any missing or incorrect values, don't hesitate to suggest improvements so we can address the issue. Should you wish more detailed specs on the Husqvarna 550iBTX, the user manual is available here (opens in a new tab).

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: 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: Since the device is powered by a brushless, battery-operated motor, it doesn’t require to be plugged in and therefore, it 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: 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: With its variable speed settings, the Husqvarna 550iBTX allows you to precisely control its air output. In addition, the blower is also equipped with cruise control, with which the user can easily maintain the selected settings.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 73 dB, the 550iBTX is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the electric backpack category.

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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 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)
  • 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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