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Kobalt KHB 400B-06 - 80V 500 CFM Cordless Brushless Blower

The Kobalt KHB 400B-06 is a cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 500 CFM at 125 MPH. It features a 2 Ah 80 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 500
MPH Up to 125
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessYes
Voltage80 V
Speed settings 3
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 75 mins
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 1
Weight (w/ battery)8.9 lbs
Weight (tool only)5.7 lbs
Noise rating N/A
Warranty 5 years

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Description

Overview of the Kobalt KHB 400B-06

The Kobalt KHB 400B-06 in use

The Kobalt KHB 400B-06

  • Power: The KHB 400B-06, manufactured by Kobalt, is a cordless blower with a maximum air speed of 125 MPH and a maximum air volume rating of 500 CFM.
  • Power delivery: If you don’t like dealing with cords, you will be delighted to know that this blower is equipped with a brushless, battery-operated motor.
  • Battery: It has a 2 Ah 80 V Li-ion battery (1 battery combo included) that should work reliably for up to 75 minutes if completely charged.
  • Handling: For those who are looking for a portable and convenient leaf blower, this model is a strong candidate. It’s designed for easy handling and use, and its size means it’s easily carried and stored. Including the battery, it registers 8.9 lbs in total weight—the Kobalt KHB 400B-06 strikes a middle ground among cordless handheld blowers, offering a moderate weight choice for various outdoor tasks.
  • Speed Settings: With its 3 speed settings, the KHB 400B-06 ensures adaptable airflow output, catering to varying needs with ease.

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The Kobalt KHB 400B-06's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Kobalt KHB 400B-06 compare with handheld leaf blowers of similar voltage (between 60 and 82V).

  • Maxing out at 125 MPH, this blower ranks on the lower end in terms of air speed for battery-operated handheld blowers. For the fastest air speed in this category, you may want to consider the PRORUN PBL160H, which can expell air at a velocity that can reach 190 MPH.
  • Its airflow capacity, rated at 500 CFM (cubic feet per minute), positions it at the lower spectrum among cordless handheld blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the CAT DG651, which boasts with 800 CFM.
  • When compared to other cordless handheld units operating within the range of 60V to 82V, the KHB 400B-06 offers standard autonomy, providing up to 75 minutes of runtime with a fully charged battery. If autonomy is an important factor for you, the Toro 51822 can run for up to 140 minutes and could be worth considering.

Price comparison

As you can see from these interactive charts, when compared to other cordless blowers, the Kobalt KHB 400B-06 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
  • Brushless motor
  • 5 year (limited) warranty
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (8.9 lbs)
  • Good autonomy (75 mins)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Low CFM for its voltage
  • Low MPH (125 MPH)

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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 KHB 400B-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).

Questions & Answers

Where to find a replacement battery? (Asked June 8, 2020)

Kobalt's 80V battery can easily be bought online. See it on Amazon (opens in a new tab).

Is there a charger included (Asked May 14, 2023)

The KHB 400B-06 comes with battery and charger.

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