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 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: Husqvarna designed this battery-operated unit with total mobility in mind. The 550iBTX only needs to be plugged in when it is charging, so users can take it almost anywhere.
- Battery: The Husqvarna 550iBTX features 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. When compared to other electric backpack leaf 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: 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 electric backpack leaf 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.