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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. (Read full specs)

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Husqvarna 560BFS 631 CFM Gas Backpack Blower

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
Throttle positionHip
Cruise controlYes
Fuel tank 74.4 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 23.4 lbs
Noise rating 97 dB
Tube length 47 in
Warranty 2 years
CARB-compliantYes

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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

The Husqvarna 560BFS in use

The Husqvarna 560BFS

  • Power: The Husqvarna 560BFS is a gas-powered leaf blower. It sports a max air speed of 232 MPH and a max air volume rating of 631 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • 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 hip-mounted, which can make it easier on your right hand if you operate it over an extended period of time. All told, it weighs 23.4 lbs — the Husqvarna 560BFS is neither the lightest nor the heaviest gas-powered backpack blower on the market.
  • Engine: Its X-Torq® engine boasts a displacement of 65.6 cc. Being that this is a 2-stroke engine, it must be fuelled using a mix of gas and oil. The proper fuel ratio set by the manufacturer for the 560BFS is 50:1.
  • 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 560BFS to match it. On top of that, maintaining the selected speed is effortless, as it also features cruise control.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 97 dB, the 560BFS is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the gas-powered backpack category.
  • 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 blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Echo PB-8010H with 1071 CFM).

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Cruise control
  • X-Torq® engine
  • High MPH (232 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Weight (23.4 lbs)
  • Decent tank (74.4 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (97 dB)
  • Decent CFM (631 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • The Husqvarna 560BFS doesn't have any notably low specs.

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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 (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-487-5951.

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