ECHO makes leaf clearing a breeze

Tony Hawkinsin Battery/Electric Power

Take a lightweight carbon fibre frame and build in a 79.9cc two-stroke engine producing an air volume of 1818m3/h, airspeed of 94.5m/sec and a blowing force of 44N. Add a cruise-control throttle, ventilated backpack pad, an anti-vibration system and heavy-duty straps and you have the PB-8010, ECHO's largest and most powerful backpack blower.

Delivering an excellent power-to-weight ratio, the PB-8010 weighs just 11.2kg with an output of 4.2kW. Part of ECHO's X Series range of 'best in class' products, the PB-8010 is one of a series of ECHO power blowers designed to make easy the job of clearing stubborn autumn leaves and garden debris.

For those seeking a hand-held blower look no further than the ECHO PB-2620 which is ECHO's most powerful two-stroke blower and one of the highest powered in its class. It's also packed with features designed to increase the productivity of the professional user, with its 25.4cc pro-grade engine and improved power-to-weight ratio compared to previous models. Rotational control design reduces the gyro effect on the wrist for user comfort and reduced fatigue. Grouped controls are easy to reach and include 'Cruise Control' allowing the operator to lock the throttle on a variety of settings. The PB-2620 is also part of ECHO's X Series, the range of 'best in class, products that are industry-leading in terms of performance and durability. ECHO says each model has specific features designed to help professionals perform their jobs more efficiently.

What could be easier than ECHO's ES-250ES Shred 'N' Vac® when faced with piles of leaves to be disposed of? Powered by a 25.4cc two-stroke engine and featuring Easy Start for almost effortless starting, the Shred 'N' Vac® clears leaves and other garden debris quickly and efficiently. It also shreds the material, reducing its volume 12:1 ready for the compost heap. The ES-250ES can also be converted into a blower.

If you're looking for an eco-friendly zero emissions blower then the ECHO DPB-600 will suit you. It is a lightweight, battery-powered blower and ideal for anyone wanting an easy-to-use product, with low noise, low vibration, low running costs and zero emissions at the point of use. It features a 50V system using the latest Lithium-ion technology. This produces high-density energy, compared to traditional heavier, less powerful battery technology. A professional-grade maintenance-free brushless motor ensures long-lasting performance and the blower comes with a 4Ah battery which offers extended run-times. The rapid charger ensures the 4Ah battery is boosted to 80% capacity in just 48 minutes - meaning you experience less downtime. These blowers and more are part of a complete range of ECHO power blowers designed to meet the needs of the operator. Each comes with a two-year professional or five-year domestic warranty, and a 2-year warranty on batteries, showing ECHO's own confidence in their machines.

Find out more from your local authorised ECHO dealer. You can also visit or call 01844 278800 for more information.