Little Wonder Optimax™ 9270-12-01 Spec Sheet

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The Little Wonder Optimax™ 9270-12-01 is a self-propelled wheeled leaf blower delivering 2260 CFM at 143 MPH. It features a 4-cycle 270 cc engine.

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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Gas-Powered
Handling Walk-Behind
CFM Up to 2260
MPH Up to 143
Blowing Force N/A

Engine

Make Honda
Engine Displacement 270 cc
Strokes 4
Speed Settings Variable

Features

Cordless Yes
Self-Propelled Yes
Fuel Tank 179.2 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Mulcher No

Misc

Weight 202 lbs
Noise Rating N/A
Tube Length N/A
Warranty 5 years

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Description

38% More Air Movement. 0 Fatigue.
Little Wonder self-propelled Optimax blowers move leaves and debris with unmatched air power more easily, without stopping! Little Wonder Optimax blowers move 38% more air than the competition. More air power means less man power when it comes to removing debris or standing water, prepping asphalt for resurfacing, or any job that needs hurricane-force air! Durable, solid-steel construction… they’re built to last and backed by a 5-Year Warranty. (source: Little Wonder)

Overview of the Little Wonder Optimax™ 9270-12-01

  • Power: The Little Wonder Optimax™ 9270-12-01 is a gas-powered blower with a maximum air volume rating of 2260 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 143 MPH.
  • Handling: For bigger jobs covering a large area or for those who simply want to keep their leaf blower on the ground, walk-behind leaf blowers such as the Little Wonder Optimax™ 9270-12-01 are an ideal choice. They are typically much more powerful than handheld or backpack blowers. This walk-behind blower is also self-propelled, a feature that makes pushing it around easy despite its heaviness. Be aware that, at 202 lbs, the Little Wonder Optimax™ 9270-12-01 is on the heavier side for gas-powered walk-behind blowers.
  • Engine: This blower is fitted with a 270 cc Honda engine. As this is a 4-stroke engine, the blower does not require a mix of gas and oil in order to run.
  • 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 Optimax™ 9270-12-01 features variable speed settings for added control.
  • Fuel Tank: Its tank can hold 179.2 fl. oz., so it falls squarely in the average in terms of fuel capacity.

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The Little Wonder Optimax™ 9270-12-01's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Little Wonder Optimax™ 9270-12-01 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Air expelled from the nozzle of this blower can reach 143 MPH. When compared to others of this type, the Optimax™ 9270-12-01 has a lower air speed than most gas-powered walk-behind blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Little Wonder C5 99170-06-01 with 200 MPH).
  • It has a maximum air volume output of 2260 CFM (cubic feet per minute). With this output rating, the Optimax™ 9270-12-01 is well within average in relation to similar gas-powered walk-behind leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Eliet BL 450 EZR with 3814 CFM).

OPTIMAX™ Technology

The Little Wonder Optimax™ 9270-12-01 benefits from a reversed angle fan blade that is a lot different from other blowers: it improves the fan efficiency and, when combined with a scrolled housing, allows the blower to move more air than many other wheeled blowers. The air deflector in an Optimax™ walk-behind leaf blower splits the airstream to direct the fastest moving air where it’s needed the most. Moreover, its low lying discharge chute gets the airflow closer to the surface. For surface treating, this allows it to clear small particles. For surface drying, this allows it to move standing water.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Self-Propelled
  • OPTIMAX™ Technology
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Tank (179.2 fl. oz.)
  • Decent CFM (2260 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (202 lbs)
  • Low MPH (143 MPH)

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About Little Wonder

The company known as “Little Wonder” was created in 1922 to manufacture and market the popular hedge trimmer that was the company’s namesake. In 1935, the company was acquired by Schiller-Pfeiffer and remains a trademark of Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. Today, Little Wonder’s offers dependable, easy-to-use landscape and garden equipment with its characteristic red and white color scheme.

Warranty Information

The Little Wonder Optimax™ 9270-12-01 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 Little Wonder blowers, please consult Little Wonder's warranty policies. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-877-596-6337.

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