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Husqvarna 560BTS - 631 CFM Gas Backpack Blower

The Husqvarna 560BTS is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 631 CFM at 232 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 65.5cc engine. (Read full specs)

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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 65.5cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil ratio 50:1
Speed settings Variable
Features
Throttle positionTube
Cruise controlYes
Fuel tank 74.4 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 23.25 lbs
Noise rating 97 dB
Warranty 2 years
Other model numbers560BT

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Description

Are you a professional who won’t compromise on power? The Husqvarna 560BTS 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 560BTS

The Husqvarna 560BTS in use

The Husqvarna 560BTS

  • Power: The Husqvarna 560BTS 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: Featuring a backpack configuration, this leaf blower is designed for prolonged usage, offering superior comfort and maneuverability compared to handheld alternatives. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. At 23.25 lbs, the Husqvarna 560BTS falls within the typical weight range for gas-powered backpack blowers, offering a balanced weight profile compared to others in its class.
  • Engine: This blower is fitted with a 65.5cc X-Torq® engine. 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 560BTS is 50:1.
  • Speed Settings: Users seeking ease of use will appreciate the 560BTS's variable speed settings for precise airflow adjustment and cruise control for consistent operation.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 97 dB, the 560BTS is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the gas-powered backpack category.
  • Fuel Tank: The Husqvarna blower's fuel tank boasts a standard capacity of 74.4 fl. oz., aligning with the typical size found in gas 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 560BTS's performance versus other blowers

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

  • It can propel air from the nozzle at speeds going up to 232 MPH, placing it at the top of its class for air velocity among gas-powered backpack blowers. 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.
  • With a maximum airflow of 631 CFM (cubic feet per minute), this model is on the lower end in terms of air circulation for gas-powered backpack blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the RedMax EBZ9000RH, which boasts with 1245 CFM.

Price comparison

As you can see from these interactive charts, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Husqvarna 560BTS is on the average side of the price range.

Therefore, this blower nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of product.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • In the expected price range
  • Cruise control
  • X-Torq® engine
  • High MPH (232 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (23.25 lbs)
  • Decent tank (74.4 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (97 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Low CFM (631 CFM)

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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 560BTS 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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