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Kobalt KBB 6080-06 (Discontinued)

The Kobalt KBB 6080-06 is a lightweight cordless backpack leaf blower delivering 580 CFM at 145 MPH. It is powered by a 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 (tool only)8.3 lbs
Noise rating N/A
Warranty 5 years
Series80V Max
Other model numbersKBB 600B-06

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Description

Overview of the Kobalt KBB 6080-06

The Kobalt KBB 6080-06 in use

The Kobalt KBB 6080-06

  • Power: This cordless leaf blower features a maximum air volume rating of 580 CFM and an air speed rating of 145 MPH.
  • Power delivery: The KBB 6080-06 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 80 V Li-ion battery (battery not included) means that a user can operate the KBB 6080-06 for an estimated 30 minutes on a full charge.
  • Handling: This backpack leaf blower offers ergonomic advantages, distributing weight for comfortable operation over extended periods and freeing the user's hands for efficient maneuvering. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. When compared to other electric backpack blowers, the Kobalt KBB 6080-06 stands out due to its lower weight: just 8.3 lbs for the blower alone.
  • Speed Settings: The Kobalt KBB 6080-06 offers customizable airflow through its variable speed settings, along with integrated cruise control for convenient operation.

The Kobalt KBB 6080-06's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Kobalt KBB 6080-06 compare with other cordless backpack leaf blowers.

  • At full power, this blower maxes out at 145 MPH, placing it on the lower end in terms of air speed for battery-operated backpack blowers. For the fastest air speed in this category, you may want to consider the Echo DPB-5800T, which can expell air at a velocity that can reach 195 MPH.
  • With an airflow capacity of 580 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), the Kobalt KBB 6080-06 falls towards the lower spectrum among cordless backpack blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the EGO LBPX8004-2, which boasts with 800 CFM.
  • Users can anticipate a maximum autonomy of 30 minutes from its battery, suggesting that the KBB 6080-06's runtime is below average among cordless backpack units. To enjoy the best possible autonomy in this category, you could have a look at the Makita CBU02Z which offers up to 240 minutes of runtime.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Lightweight (8.3 lbs)
  • Brushless motor
  • Cruise control
  • 5 year (limited) warranty
WEAKNESSES:
  • Battery not included
  • Low CFM for its voltage
  • Low MPH (145 MPH)
  • 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 6080-06 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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