Husqvarna 560BFS Spec Review

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
Other model numbers966631201

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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.

Overview of the Husqvarna 560BFS

The Husqvarna 560BFS in use

The Husqvarna 560BFS

  • Power: The 560BFS gas-powered blower, manufactured by Husqvarna, is rated for a max air volume of 631 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and a max 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. 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. As you may or may not know, 2-stroke engines require a mixture of gasoline and oil in order to keep all the moving parts lubricated while fuelling the engine’s internal combustion. The fuel/oil ratio recommended by Husqvarna for the 560BFS is 50:1.
  • Speed Settings: There are times when you only need a little more power, while other times you will want a bit more precision when clearing leaves and debris. For this purpose, the 560BFS offers variable speed settings, adding you, the user, more control, and a cruise control mode, which will allow you to maintain it comfortably for as long as you wish.
  • Noise: As far as gas-powered backpack blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 97 dB.
  • Fuel Tank: Its tank can hold 74.4 fl. oz., so it falls squarely in the average in terms of fuel capacity for backpack blowers.
  • 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 a gas-powered backpack blower. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Husqvarna 150BT and its 270 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • The 560BFS is average in terms of air volume. It's rated at 631 CFM, which is common for gas-powered backpack blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Echo PB-9010T, with 1110 CFM, could be in your good books.
According to our stats, the following comparison is pretty popular: Husqvarna 560BFS vs Husqvarna 560BTS.

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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