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Echo PB-580T vs Stihl BR 450 - The differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Stihl BR 450 and the Echo PB-580T.

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

Stihl BR 450Echo PB-580T
Stihl BR 450Echo PB-580T
  • Higher CFM
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
  • Bigger fuel tank
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Common specs comparison

Make & handling

  • As the Echo PB-580T and the Stihl BR 450 do not share the same manufacturer, their overall build and technology in use can vary. 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

  • In comparison, the Stihl BR 450, with a CFM of 642, beats the 510 CFM of the Echo PB-580T, making it the superior landscaping tool of the two, when it comes to the amount of leaves that can be blown per minute.
  • The Stihl BR 450 with an MPH of 219 slightly exceeds the 215 MPH of the Echo PB-580T. 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 Stihl BR 450, which is 23.4 lbs, slightly exceeds the 22.6 lbs of the Echo PB-580T, and will therefore require you to carry around slightly more weight.
  • The Stihl BR 450's noise rating of 77 dB exceeds the 70 dB of the Echo PB-580T. Therefore, the Echo PB-580T will be easier on your (and your neighbor's) ears.

Engine specs comparison

  • The Echo PB-580T has a slightly larger fuel tank, with the volume of 62 fl.oz., compared to the 57.5 fl.oz. of the Stihl BR 450. Thus, it can store more fuel and you may theoretically operate it for slightly longer, if their engines had the same fuel requirements.
  • In comparison, the Echo PB-580T's engine displacement of 58.2 cc is slightly outperformed by the 63.3 cc of the Stihl BR 450. This suggests that the latter consumes slightly larger amounts of fuel per stroke and will provide you with slightly more power.
  • 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 Stihl BR 450 nor the Echo PB-580T has the ability to vacuum leaves. Thus, you will require another method of leaf collection.

TL;DR

Stihl BR 450Echo PB-580T
Stihl BR 450Echo PB-580T
  • Higher CFM
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
  • Bigger fuel tank
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