Characteristics Of The Stihl BGA 100

The Stihl BGA 100 is a cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 494 CFM at 168 MPH. It features a 4 Ah 36 V Li-ion battery.
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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Electric
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 494
MPH Up to 168
Blowing Force 17 N

Engine

Make N/A
Amp 4 Ah
Voltage 36 V
Speed Settings Variable

Features

Cordless Yes
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 25 mins
Vacuum No
Mulcher No

Misc

Battery Included 1
Weight 5.5 lbs
Noise Rating 56 dB
Tube Length N/A
Warranty 2 years

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Description

Overview of the Stihl BGA 100

  • Power: The Stihl BGA 100 can force 494 cubic feet of air per minute (CFM) from its nozzle at a maximum speed of 168 MPH.
  • Power delivery: The BGA 100 is a battery-operated unit, so it doesn’t need to be plugged in during use. Users will enjoy the added mobility of its cordless design.
  • Battery: Its 4 Ah 36 V Li-ion battery (1 battery included) means that a user can operate the BGA 100 for an estimated 25 minutes on a full charge.
  • Handling: Being handheld, this blower has a good maneuverability and is meant to be easier to carry around over a small period of time. When compared to other electric handheld leaf blowers, the Stihl BGA 100 stands out due to its lower weight: just 5.5 lbs.
  • 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 BGA 100 features variable speed settings for added control.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 56 dB, the BGA 100 is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the electric handheld category.

The Stihl BGA 100's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Stihl BGA 100 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Forced air leaving this blower’s nozzle has been clocked at 168 MPH. That makes the BGA 100 average in terms of air speed for electric handheld leaf blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Worx WG518 with 250 MPH).
  • Regarding its power, the Stihl BGA 100 boasts an impressive airflow that can reach 494 CFM (Cubic Foot per Minute). This places it amongst the most powerful of electric handheld leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Toro PowerJet™ F700 51624 with 725 CFM).
  • Autonomy-wise, with up to 25 minutes of autonomy on a full charge, the BGA 100 is on the low end when compared with other cordless handheld leaf blowers (the one with the best autonomy being the EGO POWER+ 580 CFM LB5804 with up to 180 minutes of runtime).

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Lightweight (5.5 lbs)
  • High CFM (494 CFM)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable Noise (56 dB)
  • Decent MPH (168 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Low Autonomy (25 mins)

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About Stihl

Stihl AG & Company KG was founded by Andreas Stihl in 1926. The German company specializes in handheld outdoor power equipment. Over the past fifty years, Stihl has opened manufacturing plants in Brazil, the United States, and China. The German company’s sure and steady expansion has made it a leading provider of in the lawn, forestry, and landscape maintenance industries.

Warranty Information

The Stihl BGA 100 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 Stihl blowers, please consult Stihl's warranty policies. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-467-8445
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