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Stihl BR 700 X Spec Sheet

The Stihl BR 700 X is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 901 CFM at 193 MPH. It features a 4-cycle 64.8 cc engine. (Read full specs)

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Stihl BR 700 X 901 CFM Gas Backpack Blower
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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 901
MPH Up to 193
Blowing Force 34 N
Engine
Make 4-Mix
Engine displacement 64.8 cc
Strokes 4
Fuel/oil ratio 50:1
Speed settings Variable
Features
Throttle positionTube
Cruise controlNo
Fuel tank 47.3 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 23 lbs
Noise rating 75 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 2 years
CARB-compliantYes

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 Stihl BR 700 X, the user manual is available here (opens in a new tab).

Description

Work smarter and clean up faster with the BR 700 X blower. This powerful blower features a fixed-length tube that is a half-pound lighter than the BR 700 and has a flexible pleated connecting hose. It also features exceptional comfort with its adjustable support harness, rubberized handle grips, anti-vibration system, extra-wide straps, and backpack pad. Users will also enjoy its one-touch stop switch, easy starting, multi-function handle, and semi-automatic choke. (source: Stihl)

Overview of the Stihl BR 700 X

The Stihl BR 700 X in use

The Stihl BR 700 X

  • Power: The Stihl BR 700 X is a gas-powered blower with a maximum air volume rating of 901 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 193 MPH.
  • Handling: Like most backpack blowers, this model is technically heavier than a handheld. That being said, it can feel lighter and more comfortable because of the way it is carried, even when used over extended periods of time. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. All told, it weighs 23 lbs — the Stihl BR 700 X is neither the lightest nor the heaviest gas-powered backpack blower on the market.
  • Engine: This blower is fitted with a 64.8 cc 4-Mix engine. Stihl's 4-Mix engine is a 4-stroke engine that runs with a mixture of oil and gas (50:1 ratio). You can find more details about this technology below.
  • 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 BR 700 X features variable speed settings for added control.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 75 dB, the BR 700 X is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the gas-powered backpack category.
  • Fuel Tank: It has an average fuel capacity, with a tank able to hold around 47.3 fl. oz of fuel.

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The Stihl BR 700 X's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Stihl BR 700 X compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 193 MPH, which is on the lower end for gas-powered backpack blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Husqvarna 150BT with 251 MPH).
  • Regarding its air volume, the Stihl BR 700 X boasts an impressive airflow that can reach 901 CFM (Cubic Foot per Minute). This places it amongst the most powerful of gas-powered backpack 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 interactive chart, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Stihl BR 700 X is on the average side of the price range.

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

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • In the expected price range
  • High CFM (901 CFM)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Weight (23 lbs)
  • Decent tank (47.3 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (75 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • No cruise control
  • Low MPH (193 MPH)

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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 BR 700 X 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 (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-467-8445.

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