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Husqvarna 560BTS vs 580BTS Mark III - The differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III and the Husqvarna 560BTS.

But before checking out these explanations, here's a table that summarizes the main pros of each of these 2 leaf blowers:

Husqvarna 580BTS Mark IIIHusqvarna 560BTS
Husqvarna 580BTS Mark IIIHusqvarna 560BTS
  • Higher CFM
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Bigger engine
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
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Common specs comparison

Make & handling

  • As the 580BTS Mark III and the 560BTS are both Husqvarna blowers, they benefit from the same level of quality and attention to detail. Both products have their throttle located on the tube of the blower, which allows you to keep your left hand free.
  • These two products are constructed as backpack blowers, allowing you to comfortably carry their powerful engines and massive fuel tanks.
  • Both products are gas-powered blowers - gas is a reliable power source which you can refill in a matter of seconds.

CFM & MPH

  • The Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III, providing a CFM of 1000, outmatches the 631 CFM of the Husqvarna 560BTS. Your leaf blowing experience will therefore be outstandingly improved with the Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III, as it should be able to move considerably more leaves per minute.
  • The Husqvarna 560BTS with an MPH of 232 slightly exceeds the 220 MPH of the Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III. Thus, in comparison, the former expels air at a slightly higher speed, and should do a better job at blowing leaves on grass or lifting wet leaves and debris (acorns, etc.).

Weight & Noise rating

  • The heavier Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III, standing at 26.8 lbs, dwarfs the 23.25 lbs of the Husqvarna 560BTS, and may be more physically demanding to operate.
  • The Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III's noise rating of 106 dB exceeds the 97 dB of the Husqvarna 560BTS. Therefore, the Husqvarna 560BTS will be easier on your (and your neighbor's) ears.

Engine specs comparison

  • The Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III's fuel tank has a volume of 87.9 fl.oz., exceeding the 74.4 fl.oz. of the Husqvarna 560BTS. Therefore, you may store more fuel in the device and theoretically operate it longer, if their engines are equally demanding.
  • When compared, the Husqvarna 560BTS's engine displacement at 65.5 cc is lesser than the 75.6 cc of the Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III. Therefore, the second may consume more fuel per stroke and is in turn be more powerful.
  • Each of these leaf blowers features a 2-cycle engine. Thus, they both require you to have an oil/fuel mix to operate.

Other features comparison

Vacuum ability

Neither the Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III nor the Husqvarna 560BTS has the ability to vacuum leaves. Thus, you will require another method of leaf collection.

TL;DR

Husqvarna 580BTS Mark IIIHusqvarna 560BTS
Husqvarna 580BTS Mark IIIHusqvarna 560BTS
  • Higher CFM
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Bigger engine
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
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