ECHO PB-580

The autumn clean-up, as every groundsman and landscape professional knows, calls for a powerful blower to deal swiftly and efficiently with leaves and litter. All too often you’re shifting wet or damp materials, with leaves clinging together and hard to move. Not so with the ECHO PB-580 backpack blower. The ECHO PB-580 has all you need to power your way through the autumn with a premium grade Stage 2 compliant 58.2cc engine doing the work. What’s different as well about the ECHO blower is its excellent balance, and it’s light enough to be used throughout the day without causing excessive user fatigue. It has to be ECHO’s most comfortable backpack blower, with its ventilated backpack pad to keep the operator cool even with the machine on full power. Four anti-vibration springs support the operator’s back and the shoulder straps are fully padded.
ECHO engineers take a very different approach in their design – it’s all about user experience and the environments where the blower will be used. Clearly, adding comfort enhancing features will increase operator productivity for a quicker result. The blower’s handle has been designed with a new palm rest and hand stop to reduce the chances of the operator’s hands slipping down and losing control of the machine. The trigger has also been made longer for more precise throttle control.
You can tell this is a machine that has been tested in everyday, real-life environments as everything feels easy and natural to use. What’s more, the PB-580 has been designed to be easier for the operator to maintain. The air filter cover is easily accessed with no need for tools. The pleated, automotive style air filter can be quickly replaced and the in-grip adjustment has been placed near the handle for easy access to tighten the throttle cable. There’s a leaf guard to eliminate any debris being potentially blown into the fan intake clogging the filter and fan. The metal ring at the end of the straight pipe reduces the pipe’s wear and tear.
Add to this the fact that ECHO products are manufactured by the Japanese Yamabiko Corporation, who have been leaders in professional outdoor power tools for over sixty years. The PB-580 also comes with a two-year professional warranty, giving you peace of mind to put autumn in its place. You can find out more from your local authorised ECHO dealer. You can also visit www.echo-tools.co.uk or call 0800 597 7777 for more information.

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