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Husqvarna 560BTS vs 580BTS - The differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Husqvarna 580BTS 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 580BTSHusqvarna 560BTS
Husqvarna 580BTSHusqvarna 560BTS
  • Higher CFM
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Higher cc
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
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Common specs comparison

Make & handling

  • As the 580BTS 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, providing a CFM of 908, outmatches the 631 CFM of the Husqvarna 560BTS. Your leaf blowing experience will therefore be outstandingly improved with the Husqvarna 580BTS, as it should be able to move considerably more leaves per minute.
  • The Husqvarna 560BTS with an MPH of 232 slightly exceeds the 209 MPH of the Husqvarna 580BTS. 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 weight of the Husqvarna 580BTS, which is 25.8 lbs, slightly exceeds the 23.25 lbs of the Husqvarna 560BTS, and will therefore require you to carry around slightly more weight.
  • The noise rating of the Husqvarna 580BTS, which is 100 dB, slightly exceeds the 97 dB of the Husqvarna 560BTS. Even if this difference could seem unsignificant, the former is still slightly more noisy.

Engine specs comparison

  • The Husqvarna 580BTS'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. 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 nor the Husqvarna 560BTS has the ability to vacuum leaves. Thus, you will require another method of leaf collection.

TL;DR

Husqvarna 580BTSHusqvarna 560BTS
Husqvarna 580BTSHusqvarna 560BTS
  • Higher CFM
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Higher cc
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
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