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Kobalt KBB 600B-06 Spec Review

The Kobalt KBB 600B-06 is a cordless backpack leaf blower delivering 580 CFM at 145 MPH. It is powered by a 2 Ah 80 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 580
MPH Up to 145
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessYes
Voltage80 V
Speed settings Variable
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 30 mins
Throttle positionTube
Cruise controlYes
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 0
Weight 14.6 lbs
Noise rating N/A
Tube length N/A
Warranty 5 years
Series80V Max
Other model numbersKKB 6080-06

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Description

Overview of the Kobalt KBB 600B-06

The Kobalt KBB 600B-06 in use

The Kobalt KBB 600B-06

  • Power: The Kobalt KBB 600B-06 is a cordless blower with a maximum air volume rating of 580 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 145 MPH.
  • Power delivery: The KBB 600B-06 is a brushless-motor, battery-operated blower. Therefore, it doesn’t require to be plugged in when it’s being used. The user will enjoy the added mobility of its cordless design.
  • Battery: Its 2 Ah 80 V Li-ion battery (battery not included) offers an autonomy of 30 minutes on a full charge.
  • 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 located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. Among other electric backpack blowers, the Kobalt KBB 600B-06 can be considered light, weighing only 14.6 lbs.
  • Speed Settings: With its variable speed settings, the Kobalt KBB 600B-06 allows you to precisely control its air output. In addition, the blower is also equipped with cruise control, with which the user can easily maintain the selected settings.

The Kobalt KBB 600B-06's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Kobalt KBB 600B-06 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • The Kobalt KBB 600B-06 expels air at speeds up to 145 MPH, making it standard in terms of air speed for battery-operated backpack blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Greenworks 2418502 and its 155 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • The KBB 600B-06 is average in terms of air volume. It's rated at 580 CFM, which is common for cordless backpack blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Kobalt KBB 4240-06, with 690 CFM, could be in your good books.
  • Autonomy-wise, with up to 30 minutes of autonomy on a full charge, the KBB 600B-06 is on the low end when compared with other cordless backpack units. To enjoy the best possible autonomy in this category, you could have a look at the Kobalt KBB 4240-06 which offers up to 200 minutes of runtime.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, the Kobalt KBB 600B-06 is the cheapest of all cordless backpack blowers.

It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget blower.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • Lightweight (14.6 lbs)
  • Brushless motor
  • Cruise control
  • 5 year (limited) warranty
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent CFM (580 CFM)
  • Decent MPH (145 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Battery not included
  • Low autonomy (30 mins)

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About Kobalt

Kobalt is an American brand launched in 1998. Kobalt is the product of a partnership between Lowe’s, a leading seller of home improvement and outdoor products, and J.H. Williams, which is one of Lowe’s primary manufacturers. As one of Lowe’s primary outdoor equipment brands, Kobalt has positioned itself to be a major competitor of Craftsman, Husky, and other similar popular brands.

Warranty Information

The Kobalt KBB 600B-06 is covered under a warranty for up to 5 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Kobalt blowers, please consult Kobalt's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-888-3-KOBALT (888-356-2258).

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