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Husqvarna 580BFS Spec Sheet

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The Husqvarna 580BFS is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 908 CFM at 209 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 75.6 cc engine.

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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 908
MPH Up to 209
Blowing Force 40 N

Engine

Make X-Torq®
Engine Displacement 75.6 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil Ratio 50:1
Speed Settings Variable

Features

Cordless Yes
Fuel Tank 87.9 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Mulcher No

Misc

Weight 25.8 lbs
Noise Rating 112 dB
Tube Length 47 in
Warranty 2 years

Unlike many websites, we did our best to research each of the specs above. That being said, we are not immune to making the occasional mistake or omission. Should you notice any missing or incorrect values, don't hesitate to suggest improvements so we can address the issue. Should you wish more detailed specs on the Husqvarna 580BFS, the user manual is available here.

Description

Husqvarna 580BFS is the most powerful commercial back pack blower designed for demanding tasks. Large air flow and high air speed are provided by an efficient fan design together with the powerful X-Torq® engine. Commercial grade air filter gives long operating time and trouble free use. The harness has wide shoulder straps. Frame mounted throttle. (source: Husqvarna)

Overview of the Husqvarna 580BFS

  • Power: The 580BFS gas-powered blower, manufactured by Husqvarna, is rated for a max air volume of 908 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and a max air speed of 209 MPH.
  • 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. However, for a gas-powered backpack blower, the Husqvarna 580BFS is heavier than most, weighing 25.8 lbs.
  • Engine: This blower's X-Torq® engine has a displacement specification of 75.6 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 580BFS 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 580BFS features variable speed settings for added control.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 112 dB, the 580BFS is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the gas-powered backpack category.
  • Fuel Tank: With a tank that can hold 87.9 fluid ounces, this model has a much higher fuel capacity than you’ll typically find with gas-powered backpack leaf blowers. In fact, it is the biggest tank you'll find in our selection of gas-powered backpack leaf 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 580BFS's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Husqvarna 580BFS compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Its max air speed of 209 MPH places it at the approximate midpoint in comparison to other gas-powered backpack blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Husqvarna 150BT with 251 MPH).
  • If air volume is an important feature, the 580BFS by Husqvarna will not disappoint. Its airflow maxes out at 908 CFM (cubic feet per minute), which is more powerful than most gas-powered backpack leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Echo PB-8010H with 1071 CFM).
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Price comparison

As you can see from this dynamic chart, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Husqvarna 580BFS 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
  • Large Tank (87.9 fl. oz.)
  • X-Torq® Engine
  • High CFM (908 CFM)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable Noise (112 dB)
  • Decent MPH (209 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (25.8 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 580BFS 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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