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RedMax EBZ8500RH Spec Sheet

RedMax EBZ8500RH 1

The RedMax EBZ8500RH is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 908 CFM at 206 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 75.6 cc engine.

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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 908
MPH Up to 206
Blowing Force 40 N

Engine

Make Strato-Charged®
Engine Displacement 75.6 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil Ratio 50:1
Speed Settings Variable

Features

Cordless Yes
Fuel Tank 77.7 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Mulcher No

Misc

Weight 24.5 lbs
Noise Rating 103 dB
Tube Length N/A
Warranty 2 years

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Description

For the commercial operator, RedMax is easily the industry leader in terms of the selection and performance of power blowers. The EBZ8500RH backpack blower features the Strato-Charged 2-stroke engine with ultra-low emissions and high power. With a 75.6 cc displacement and 4.4 horsepower, the EBZ8500RH produces a maximum air speed of 206 MPH with tube air flow approaching 908 CFM. The Max Cooled back pad uses air sucked by the fan housing to cool operators and keep them comfortable during hot days. Wide straps and contoured back pad are oversized for greater comfort. The RH model is built with a tube mounted throttle for added comfort and convenience. (source: RedMax)

Overview of the RedMax EBZ8500RH

  • Power: The EBZ8500RH gas-powered blower, manufactured by RedMax, is rated for a max air volume of 908 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and a max air speed of 206 MPH.
  • Handling: This blower’s backpack functionality makes make it less exerting on the user, even when used for an extended period of time. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. However, for a gas-powered backpack blower, the RedMax EBZ8500RH is heavier than most, weighing 24.5 lbs.
  • Engine: This blower's Strato-Charged® engine has a displacement specification of 75.6 cc. Being that this is a 2-stroke engine, it must be fuelled using a mix of gas and oil. The proper fuel ratio set by the manufacturer for the EBZ8500RH is 50:1.
  • 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 RedMax EBZ8500RH to match.
  • Noise: Its noise rating of 103 dB can be considered the standard for similar gas-powered backpack blowers.
  • Fuel Tank: It has an average fuel capacity, with a tank able to hold around 77.7 fl. oz of fuel.

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The RedMax EBZ8500RH's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the RedMax EBZ8500RH compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 206 MPH, which is pretty much what is to be expected for gas-powered backpack blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Husqvarna 150BT with 251 MPH).
  • The EBZ8500RH is powerful, with an airflow rating of 908 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This is certainly on the high end compared to other gas-powered backpack leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Echo PB-8010H with 1071 CFM).

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Price comparison

As you can see from this dynamic chart, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the RedMax EBZ8500RH is on the expensive side of the price range.

While certainly not the cheapest of its kind, purchasing it could most likely also mean enjoying the reliability of a high-end product.

Strato-Charged Engine Technology

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RedMax's Strato-Charged 2-stroke engines are efficiently designed with just 3 moving parts. This allows them to be up to 20% more fuel-efficient than standard 2-stroke engines, to be 20 to 25% lighter than 4-stroke engines of the same size, and to produce low emissions that meet regulations without the need for a heated, heavy catalytic converter. Offering much less operator fatigue, these engines have a high power to weight ratio and can therefore be classified as high-performance.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Strato-Charged® Engine
  • High CFM (908 CFM)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Tank (77.7 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable Noise (103 dB)
  • Decent MPH (206 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • On the expensive side
  • Quite heavy (24.5 lbs)

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Warranty Information

The RedMax EBZ8500RH is covered under a warranty for up to 2 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of RedMax blowers, please consult RedMax's warranty policies. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-487-5951.

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