Snapper XD 1687879 - 82V 550 CFM Cordless Brushless Blower

The Snapper XD 1687879 is a cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 550 CFM at 130 MPH. It features a 2 Ah 82 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 550
MPH Up to 130
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessYes
Voltage82 V
Speed settings Variable
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 40 mins
Cruise controlYes
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 1
Weight (w/ battery)8.5 lbs
Weight (tool only)5.1 lbs
Noise rating 96 dB
Warranty 5 years
Series82V Max
Other model numbersSXDBL82K

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Description

With a run time of up to 40-minutes, this blower includes convenient and ergonomic controls to make cleaning grass clippings, leaves, debris or even light snow off of your yard, sidewalks or patio a breeze. (source: Snapper)

Overview of the Snapper XD 1687879

The Snapper XD 1687879 in use

The Snapper XD 1687879

  • Power: The Snapper XD 1687879 can force 550 cubic feet of air per minute (CFM) from its nozzle at a maximum speed of 130 MPH.
  • Power delivery: The XD 1687879 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 2 Ah 82 V Li-ion battery (1 BSB2AH82 battery included) offers a maximum autonomy of 40 minutes on a full charge.
  • Handling: Being handheld, this leaf blower is inherently easier to manage and transport compared to larger alternatives like backpack or walk-behind models. Including the battery, it registers 8.5 lbs in total weight—the Snapper XD 1687879 strikes a middle ground among cordless handheld blowers, offering a moderate weight choice for various outdoor tasks.
  • Speed Settings: With its variable speed settings, the Snapper XD 1687879 allows you to precisely control its air output. In addition, the blower is also equipped with cruise control, with which the user can easily maintain the selected settings.
  • Noise: The noise emitted by the Snapper XD 1687879 can reach up to 96 dB. Its noise rating is on the higher end compared to other electric handheld leaf blowers.

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The Snapper XD 1687879's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Snapper XD 1687879 compare with handheld leaf blowers of similar voltage (between 60 and 82V).

  • Maxing out at 130 MPH at full power, this blower is on the lower end in terms of air speed for battery-operated handheld blowers between 60 and 82V. 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 550 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.
  • Users can expect a maximum autonomy of 40 minutes from its battery, which means the XD 1687879 won't run as long as many other cordless handheld units before needing to be plugged in. To enjoy the best possible autonomy in this category, you could have a look at the Toro 51822 which offers up to 140 minutes of runtime.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Brushless motor
  • Cruise control
  • 5 year (limited) warranty
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (8.5 lbs)
WEAKNESSES:
  • High noise (96 dB)
  • Low CFM for its voltage
  • Low MPH (130 MPH)
  • Low autonomy (40 mins)

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About Snapper

Snapper Inc. is a Northern American lawn equipment company, mainly focused on the production of lawn mowers, pressure washers and, of course, leaf blowers. Snapper’s roots extend all the way back to 1894. Originally Southern Saw Works, the company focused on production of lumber equipment. Snapper was renamed, rebranded and reorganized many times throughout their history, and now remains a subsidiary of Briggs & Stratton. The company still produces some of its products in its US plant, in Wauwatosa, WI. However, most of Snapper’s products are nowadays produced overseas.

Warranty Information

The Snapper XD 1687879 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 Snapper blowers, please contact the Snapper Customer Support: 1-800-317-7833.

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