STIHL® BR 550 Backpack Blower
If value, power and fuel efficiency are important to you, then the STIHL® BR 550 Backpack Blower should be at the top of your list. Its rugged, fuel-efficient engine is one of our most powerful options, delivering excellent performance with fewer emissions. The BR 550 also includes a 3-position adjustable blower tube offering flexibility to crews with multiple users and allowing great control. A tremendous value for any landscaping professional.
- Displacement: 64.8 cc (3.95 cu. in.)
- Engine Power: 3.0 kW (4.0 bhp)
- Weight: 21.8 Ibs.
- Fuel Capacity: 1,400 cc (47.3 oz.)
- Air Velocity: 89 m/sec. (199 mph)
- Sound Pressure Rating: 73 dB(A); Measured per ANSI B 175.2
- Air Volume: With tube: 900 m3/h (530 cfm); Without tube: 1490 m3/h (877 cfm)
- Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature: The STIHL® Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL® Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.
- Anti-Vibration System: This system for minimizes the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. It helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
- Multi-Function Control Handle: Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle.
- Adjustable Support Harness: STIHL® backpack blowers and sprayers are equipped with an adjustable support harness that distributes weight evenly across the shoulders and back, reducing user fatigue.
- Foot Pad for stability when starting.
- Translucent Fuel Tank allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work.
- Protected Fuel Tank helps prevent damage.
- Upright Fuel Tank for easy filling.
- Easy-to-replace starter assembly.
- Protected Choke Knob helps prevent damage.
- Protected Spark Plug is secure yet easy to change.
- Adjustable Straps have dual adjustments for comfort.
- Lightweight Polymer Frame is padded.
- High-Tech Polymer Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
- Nozzle with increased wear area.
- Adjustable Tube lets the operator choose the length that is right for them.
- Joystick-style Handle has throttle control and stop/run switch.
- Protected Control Cables shield wires.
- Long-Life Cylinders give maximum wear life, better cooling and lubrication, and more power output per cubic centimeter of engine displacement.
- Superior Balance and Design help reduce fatigue and make handling easy. Replaceable "In-Tank" Fuel Filters lower cost and are easy to maintain.
- Smooth, Clean Design has no rough edges to snag on clothing or brush.
- Electronic Ignition provides easier starting and smoother running.
- Easy-Access Carburetor Adjustment Screws let you adjust the carburetor for local cutting conditions and altitude.
- 2-Ring Pistons improve engine efficiency and hold compression longer than 1-ring pistons. They also transfer heat from the piston to cylinder better, helping engine stay cooler and last longer.
- Protected Throttle Trigger helps prevent damage.
- Adjustable Blower Tubes BR 550 has 3 positions.