2013 STIHL BR 550
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.
Powerful and fuel-efficient, low-emission engine with improved durability
Three-position adjustable blower tube with increased wear area nozzle
High quality, durable harness with dual adjustments and STIHL logo
Simplified starting procedure
Reduced vibration levels
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 with STIHL logo on harness.
Lightweight Polymer Frame is padded.
High-Tech Polymer Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
New 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.
Adjustable Blower Tubes — BR 500 has 2 positions, BR 550 and BR 600 have 3 positions.
Heavy-Duty Pleated Air Filter
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.
Long-Life Cylinders give maximum wear life, better cooling and lubrication, and more power output per cubic centimeter of engine displacement.
Electronic Ignition provides easier starting and smoother running.
Heavy-Duty Crankshaft for durability.
IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor measures air on clean side of air filter and adjusts metering diaphragm in carburetor. Maintains RPM levels even when filter begins to clog.
Easy-Access Carburetor Adjustment Screws let you adjust the carburetor for local cutting conditions and altitude.
Anti-Vibration System helps reduce operator fatigue.
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.
ElastoStart™ Handle has a built-in shock absorber for smoother starting.
NOTE: STIHL handheld blowers have many common features. However, all models may not have all the features shown here. Consult your Dealer for details.
2013 STIHL BR 550
- Fuel Capacity
- 1400 cc (47.3 oz.)
- 64.8 cc (3.95 cu. in.)
- (Power) 3.0 kW (4.0 bhp)
- 9.9 kg (21.8 lbs.)
- Air Volume
- (With tubes) 900 m3/h (530 cfm)
(Without tubes) 1490 m3/h (877 cfm)
- Air Velocity
- 89 m/sec. (199 mph)
- Sound Pressure Rating
- 73 dB(A): Measured per ANSI B175.2