BR 500 - Low noise professional 4-MIX® backpack blower
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BR 500

Low noise professional 4-MIX® backpack blower

General

BR 500

Professional backpack blower for cleaning large areas. Incredibly quiet, making it ideal for use in low-noise areas. Excellent anti-vibration system and ergonomic carrying frame. Innovative 4-MIX® engine for a more pleasant sound, low fuel consumption and low emissions.

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Price

* Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Technical data

BR 500

Technical data

Capacity cm3 64.8
Performance kW 2
Performance hp 2.7
Weight kg 1) 10.1
Sound pressure level dB(A) 2) 90
Sound power level dB(A) 2) 100
Vibration level left/right m/s² 3) 1.9/1.6
Blowing force N 4) 22
Air speed mph 172
Max. air speed with round nozzle mph 208
Tank volume l 1.40
Sound power level with metal tool dB(A) 2) 100

1) Without fuel, complete
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
4) Combination of air speed and air throughput

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Features

BR 500

Standard features

  • STIHL 4-MIX® engine Zoom
    STIHL 4-MIX® engine

    You can always rely on STIHL to keep setting new benchmarks this time with 4-stroke mixed lubrication technology. The STIHL 4-MIX® engine, which runs on a fuel-oil mix just like a 2-stroke, offers the benefits without the compromises of 4-stroke power. STIHL 4-MIX® engine technology provides fast acceleration, more power, added torque, lower noise, reduced emissions and increased fuel efficiency to complete jobs quickly and more easily.

  • Built-in sound damper Zoom
    Built-in sound damper

    The BR 500 with built-in sound damper is built for use in noise-sensitive areas. The measured noise reduction for the human ear is up to 59% compared to the previous model** Despite the relatively low noise emission, the BR 500 is a strong, reliable helper with high performance. **Measured according to EN-ISO22868.

  • Anti-vibration system Zoom
    Anti-vibration system

    Intense vibration at the handles of power tools can lead to long-term effects on blood vessels in the hands and arms. STIHL has therefore developed an effective anti-vibration system whereby the oscillations from the machine's engine are dampened which significantly reduces vibrations at the handles.

  • Multi-function control handle Zoom
    Multi-function control handle

    Easy, comfortable thumb-operated control means the operator's hand never leaves the handle.

  • Ergonomic harness Zoom
    Ergonomic harness

    Evenly distributes the weight between the user's shoulders, back, hips and upper thighs. With soft padding for increased comfort during prolonged use and when working on large areas.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Accessories

BR 500

Accessories

    • Bike handle Zoom
      Bike handle

      Ensures energy-saving operation by distributing recoil from the blower onto both arms. Suitable for the BR 350, BR 430, BR 500 and BR 600 Magnum.

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Chest belt Zoom
      Chest belt

      Chest belt for ADVANCE universal harness and backpack blowers. Ensures the shoulder straps are securely positioned.

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Straight round nozzle for BR 500 Zoom
      Straight round nozzle for BR 500

      The straight nozzles with extended wear area ensure maximum air throughput over a longer working lifetime, an alternative to the curved nozzle, ideal for general blowing tasks.

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Documents

Owners manuals and safety brochures

STIHL BR 500, 550, 600 (GB) Download PDF, 1.7 MB

Notes:

  • STIHL and VIKING online owner’s manuals are usually for the latest versions of the machine. Your product may be a slightly older production model but the manual will still be appropriate for the relevant model number.
  • The languages ​​contained in the document are also displayed in brackets, for example (GB) = English.

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