Husqvarna 560BFS Spec Sheet

The Husqvarna 560BFS is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 631 CFM at 232 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 65.6 cc engine.

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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 631
MPH Up to 232
Blowing Force 30 N

Engine

Make X-Torq®
Engine Displacement 65.6 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil Ratio 50:1
Speed Settings Variable

Features

Cordless Yes
Fuel Tank 74.4 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Mulcher No

Misc

Weight 23.37 lbs
Noise Rating 111 dB
Tube Length 47 in
Warranty 2 years

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Description

Are you a professional who won’t compromise on power? The Husqvarna 560BFS is a powerful commercial backpack blower designed for the most demanding tasks. Heavy air flow and high air speed are delivered by an efficient fan working in harmony with the X-Torq® engine. The pro-grade air filter ensures a long operating time and trouble-free use season after season. Plus, you’ll always feel comfortable with the wide shoulder straps on the harness. (source: Husqvarna)

Overview of the Husqvarna 560BFS

  • Power: The Husqvarna 560BFS is a gas-powered blower with a maximum air volume rating of 631 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 232 MPH.
  • 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 hip-mounted, which can make it easier on your right hand if you operate it over an extended period of time. However, for a gas-powered backpack blower, the Husqvarna 560BFS is heavier than most, weighing 23.37 lbs.
  • Engine: This blower's X-Torq® engine has a displacement specification of 65.6 cc. Please note that, because the Husqvarna 560BFS’s engine is a 2-cycle one, it runs on a mixture of oil and gasoline. According to Husqvarna, the proper fuel mixture ratio for this blower is 50:1.
  • 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 560BFS features variable speed settings for added control.
  • Noise: Note that this blower is somewhat on the noisy end of gas-powered backpack blowers, as its engine can reach an operating noise level of around 111 dB.
  • Fuel Tank: It has an average fuel capacity, with a tank able to hold around 74.4 fl. oz of fuel.
  • X-Torq®: The X-Torq® is Husqvarna's latest technology for two-stroke engines. It reduces fuel consumption by up to 20% and harmful exhaust emissions by up to 60% while increasing torque over a wider rpm range.

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The Husqvarna 560BFS's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Husqvarna 560BFS compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 232 MPH, which is rather impressive for gas-powered backpack blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Husqvarna 150BT with 251 MPH).
  • Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Husqvarna 560BFS can reach 631 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on par with other gas-powered backpack leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Echo PB-8010H with 1071 CFM).

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • X-Torq® Engine
  • High MPH (232 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Tank (74.4 fl. oz.)
  • Decent CFM (631 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • High Noise (111 dB)
  • Quite heavy (23.37 lbs)

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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 560BFS 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.

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