New Backpack Blower Makes Garden Cleanup a Breeze

STIHL introduces the BR 200, ideal for big jobs around the home
Release Date: 9/1/2011

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(VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) – Designed with professional features and priced to be affordable, the new fuel-efficient STIHL BR 200 backpack blower helps clear leaves, grass clippings or other debris from the yard. Designed for homeowners with larger properties where a handheld blower is inconvenient, the powerful and lightweight BR 200 backpack blower makes yard cleanup a breeze.

The STIHL BR 200 has several user-friendly features including an easy starting procedure: fuel, purge, choke, pull and throttle. A tube-mounted throttle provides ease of use and single-handed operation. The lightweight backpack design means less fatigue for the operator, and an anti-vibration system provides additional comfort.

Its innovative engine design provides fuel efficiency to lower fueling costs, while its large fuel tank gives the BR 200 a longer run-time on a single tank than comparable handheld blowers. Powerful, lightweight, fuel efficient, and easy to use, the STIHL BR 200 is the right choice for the serious DIY homeowner looking for professional results at an affordable price.

For more information on the STIHL BR 200, visit https://www.stihlusa.com/blowers/BR200.html.

About STIHL Inc.:
STIHL Inc. manufactures the number one selling brand of gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment in America for homeowners and professional landscapers*, as well as the number one selling brand of chainsaws in the world. STIHL products are sold through servicing power equipment retailers from coast to coast— not mass merchants. STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL dealers are for distribution in the United States only. For more information or for the name a local STIHL retailer, call toll free 1-800-GO STIHL (1-800-467-8445) or visit the dealer locator on the STIHL Web site at https://www.stihlusa.com/.

*"Number one selling brand" is based on syndicated Irwin Broh Research (commercial landscapers) as well as independent consumer research of 2010 U.S. sales and market share data for the gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment category combined sales to consumers and commercial landscapers.

STIHL is pleased to support the work of Independent We Stand, the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund), International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), National FFA, Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the American Tree Farm System (ATFS), and the National Association of State Park Directors.

 

BR 200 Specifications - Occasional Use
DISPLACEMENT 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.8 kW (1.07 bhp)
WEIGHT 5.7 kg (12.6 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 1050 cc (35.5 oz.)
BLOWING FORCE* 12 Newtons
AVG. AIR VELOCITY* 56 m/sec. (125 mph)
MAX. AIR VELOCITY* 67 m/sec. (150 mph)
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE* 680 m3/h (400 cfm)
SOUND PRESSURE RATING* 70 dB(A)
POWER SOURCE Gas
*Tested in accordance with ANSI 175.2 standard. Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2.
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