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Makita EB7660WH Spec Sheet

Makita EB7660WH 1
Makita EB7660WH 2

The Makita EB7660WH is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 706 CFM at 205 MPH. It features a 4-cycle 75.6 cc engine.

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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 706
MPH Up to 205
Blowing Force N/A

Engine

Make MM4®
Engine Displacement 75.6 cc
Strokes 4
Speed Settings Variable

Features

Cordless Yes
Fuel Tank 64.2 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Mulcher No

Misc

Weight 24.5 lbs
Noise Rating 76 dB
Tube Length N/A
Warranty 1 year

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 Makita EB7660WH, the user manual is available here.

Description

Makita’s 75.6 cc MM4® Hip Throttle Backpack Blower (EB7660WH) combines a cleaner-burning 4-stroke engine with quieter operation and the convenience of no fuel mixing. The cleaner-burning, fuel-efficient EB7660WH is a true step-up from older 2-stroke motors. For added convenience, the EB7660WH includes a hip throttle with cruise control and on-off switch. It’s engineered for commercial lawn and garden work, and is ideal for any professional seeking a best-in-class backpack blower.
The EB7660WH is powered by a 75.6 cc commercial-duty 4-stroke engine that requires no fuel mix and will deliver commercial duty performance with a maximum air speed of 206 mph and a maximum air volume of 706 cubic feet per minute. The mechanical automatic engine decompression is engineered for quick and easy starts, with heavy duty anti-vibration mounts between the frame and engine for improved operator comfort.
The EB7660WH is compact with less weight (only 24.5 lbs.) with wide padded straps and padded back panel for operator comfort. In addition, the large capacity muffler ensures quiet operation at 76dB(A). (source: Makita)

Overview of the Makita EB7660WH

  • Power: The Makita EB7660WH is a gas-powered blower with a maximum air volume rating of 706 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 205 MPH.
  • Handling: By design, this model isn’t the smallest leaf blower on the market. It’s meant to be carried as a backpack so that the bulk of the unit is out of the way and the user’s hands are free to manipulate the nozzle. Its throttle is hip-mounted, which can make it easier on your right hand if you operate it over an extended period of time. Be aware that, at 24.5 lbs, the Makita EB7660WH is on the heavier side for gas-powered backpack blowers.
  • Engine: Its MM4® engine boasts a displacement of 75.6 cc. As this is a 4-stroke engine, the blower does not require a mix of gas and oil in order to run. You can find more information about Makita's MM4® engine technology below.
  • Speed Settings: In order to afford more control to the user, this unit has a variable speed control. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Makita EB7660WH to match.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 76 dB, the EB7660WH is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the gas-powered backpack category.
  • Fuel Tank: With a capacity of 64.2 fl. oz., this Makita blower is average when compared to other gas-powered backpack leaf blowers.

The Makita EB7660WH's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Makita EB7660WH compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Forced air leaving this blower’s nozzle has been clocked at 205 MPH. That makes the EB7660WH average in terms of air speed for gas-powered backpack blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Husqvarna 150BT with 251 MPH).
  • The EB7660WH is average in terms of air volume. It's rated at 706 CFM, which is common for gas-powered backpack leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Echo PB-8010H with 1071 CFM).

Price comparison

As you can see from this dynamic chart, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Makita EB7660WH is on the average side of the price range.

Therefore, this blower nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of product.

MM4® Engine Technology

illustration of Makita MM4 engine

The MM4® engine is a Makita's innovation aiming to provide 4-stroke engines that are lighter, have lower noise and vibration levels, are more user-friendly and do not require an oil/gas mixture.
Thanks to specially engineered components, the MM4® 4-cycle engine delivers high horsepower and torque (almost comparable to 2-stroke engines).
Moreover, it beats the power output of traditional 4-stroke engines by 20 to 30%, while having lower gas consumption. Leaf blowers fitted with the MM4® engine enjoy a faster and easier start, use and servicing.
In addition, the MM4®’s emissions are 90% lower compared to an equivalent 2-stroke engine, and thus comply with CARB Tier 3 and EPA Phase 2.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • In the expected price range
  • MM4® Engine
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Tank (64.2 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable Noise (76 dB)
  • Decent CFM (706 CFM)
  • Decent MPH (205 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (24.5 lbs)

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  • $516.06 - August 24, 2019
  • $510.57 - June 22, 2019
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Since: March 23, 2019
  • Highest Price: $521.55 - June 1, 2019
  • Lowest Price: $459.51 - March 23, 2019

About Makita

Founded in Nagoya, Japan by Mosaburo Makita, the Makita Corporation has been producing state of the art electrical power tools since 1915. Makita is the leader in electro engine technology, which is reflected in their products. The company has since expanded globally and currently manufactures its devices in 6 facilities across the world. Makita presents an innovative approach to power tool manufacture, which is testified by their LXT battery technology and antivibration AVT system. Their selection of over 400 products includes some of the best electrical leaf blowers on the market.

Warranty Information

The Makita EB7660WH is covered under a warranty for up to 1 year. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Makita blowers, please consult Makita's warranty policies. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-4-MAKITA (1-800-462-5482).

Questions & Answers

QWhat is the difference between the Makita EB7660TH and the Makita EB7660WH?

AThe Makita EB7660WH features a hip throttle, whereas the Makita EB7660TH has a standard throttle located on the blower's tube. Moreover, the Makita EB7660TH has a slightly lower dry weight (24.1 lbs).

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