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Echo PB-580T vs Stihl BR 700 - The differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Stihl BR 700 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 700Echo PB-580T
Stihl BR 700Echo PB-580T
  • Higher CFM
  • Bigger engine
  • 4-Mix engine
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Far less expensive
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Common specs comparison

Make & handling

  • As the Echo PB-580T and the Stihl BR 700 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.
  • Designed as backpack blowers, both products boast substantial engines and sizable fuel tanks, making them easy to carry for extended periods.
  • Both products, gas blowers, offer a swift refill system, saving you time on refueling and allowing you to efficiently manage large outdoor spaces.

CFM & MPH

  • The Stihl BR 700, providing a CFM of 912, outmatches the 517 CFM of the Echo PB-580T. Your leaf blowing experience will therefore be outstandingly improved with the Stihl BR 700, as it should be able to move considerably more leaves per minute.
  • The MPH of 216 for the Echo PB-580T slightly outperforms the 197 MPH of the Stihl BR 700, enhancing its effectiveness in clearing leaves on grass or lifting wet debris.

Weight & Noise rating

  • Weighing 23.4 lbs, the Stihl BR 700 tips the scales slightly above the 22.7 lbs of the Echo PB-580T, implying that while it's marginally heavier, users may still experience a touch more convenience in operation.
  • The noise rating of the Stihl BR 700 at 75 dB exceeds that of the Echo PB-580T at 70 dB. Consequently, opting for the Echo PB-580T may provide a more comfortable experience for both you and your neighbors.

Engine specs comparison

  • With its generous 62 fl.oz. fuel tank, the Echo PB-580T outstrips the Stihl BR 700, which holds 47.3 fl.oz. of fuel. This disparity means more fuel available for longer runtime, assuming comparable fuel consumption rates between the two engines.
  • Comparatively, the Stihl BR 700 boasts an engine displacement of 64.8cc, surpassing the 58.2cc of the Echo PB-580T. As a result, it could use more fuel per stroke, offering increased power output.
  • Each of these blowers requires a fuel/oil mix to operate, as the Echo PB-580T features a 2-cycle engine, and the Stihl BR 700 is powered by the Stihl 4-Mix 4-stroke engine.

Other features comparison

Vacuum ability

With no leaf vacuuming functionality in either the Stihl BR 700 or the Echo PB-580T, you'll have to find another way to gather leaves.

TL;DR

Stihl BR 700Echo PB-580T
Stihl BR 700Echo PB-580T
  • Higher CFM
  • Bigger engine
  • 4-Mix engine
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Far less expensive
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