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Sun Joe SBJ605E Spec Review

The Sun Joe SBJ605E is a 3-in-1 blower/vacuum/mulcher delivering 440 CFM at 250 MPH. It features a 14-amp motor. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Electric
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 440
MPH Up to 250
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessNo
Amp14 Amp
Voltage120 V
Speed settings 6
Features
Cord lock Yes
Vacuum Yes
Mulcher Yes
Mulching ratio 16:1
Misc
Weight 8.6 lbs
Noise rating 96 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 2 years

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 Sun Joe SBJ605E, the user manual is available here (opens in a new tab).

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Description

Overview of the Sun Joe SBJ605E

The Sun Joe SBJ605E in use

The Sun Joe SBJ605E

  • Power: This electric leaf blower has a maximum air volume rating of 440 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed rating of 250 MPH.
  • Power delivery: As it is a corded model, the blower needs to be plugged in to a power source in order for the 14 Amp motor to operate. Note that the power cord might not be included with the blower. Should you wish to obtain one, use our gauge calculator.
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    The Sun Joe SBJ605E features a 14-amp motor, which works on 120V

    For this unit and this selected length, you should choose an extension cord with an AWG rating of

  • Cord Lock Mechanism: Anyone who has experienced the frustration of having their blower suddenly stop from being accidentally unplugged will be glad to know that the SBJ605E has a 'cord lock' mechanism.
  • Handling: For those who are looking for a portable and convenient leaf blower, this model is a strong candidate. It’s designed for easy handling and use, and its size means it’s easily carried and stored. Be aware that, at 8.6 lbs, the Sun Joe SBJ605E is on the heavier side for electric handheld blowers.
  • Speed Settings: With 6 speed settings, this blower’s output can be set to meet the needs of jobs big or small.
  • Vacuum: As a blower vac, the SBJ605E handily vacuums unwanted material into a storage bag for easy disposal (18.5 gallon bag included).
  • Mulching: With a mulching ratio of 16:1, this mulcher can reliably pulp 16 bags of waste (such as leaves and other debris) into 1 bag of mulch.
  • Noise: Note that this blower is somewhat on the noisy end of electric handheld blowers, as its engine can reach an operating noise level of around 96 dB.

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The Sun Joe SBJ605E's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Sun Joe SBJ605E compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Air exiting the nozzle of this blower can reach 250 MPH, which is quite a bit faster than most electric handheld blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Craftsman CMEBL7000 and its 260 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • The SBJ605E is average in terms of air volume. It's rated at 440 CFM, which is common for electric handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Worx Turbine WG521, with 800 CFM, could be in your good books.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other blower vacs, the Sun Joe SBJ605E is on the cheap side of the price range.

It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget blower.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • Leaf collection bag included
  • High MPH (250 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent CFM (440 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (8.6 lbs)
  • High noise (96 dB)

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About Sun Joe

Sun Joe, LLC was founded in 2004 to provide “high-quality, innovative, and affordable outdoor tools to keep your home looking beautiful throughout the year.” Sun Joe only manufactures electric products – its goal is to create eco-friendly solutions that are as efficient and powerful as any gas-operated alternative.

Warranty Information

The Sun Joe SBJ605E 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 Sun Joe blowers, please consult Sun Joe's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-866-SNOW-JOE (866-766-9563).

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