The BGE 71 handheld electric blower is part of a new generation of lightweight and powerful STIHL blowers that are equally quiet and easy to use. Designed for homeowner applications, it features a dual-speed switch to control the air speed and can be converted to a vacuum with an optional Vac Kit.
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Rated voltage (V)
Weight (kg / lbs)
3.0 / 6.6
Blowing Force (Newtons)1)
Low Speed: 6 | High Speed: 9
Air Volume at Nozzle (m3/h) / (cfm)2)
Low Speed: 394 / 232 | High Speed: 485 / 285
Maximum Air Velocity (m/sec) / (mph)2)
Low Speed: 53 / 119 | High Speed: 66 / 148
Average Air Velocity (m/sec) / (mph)2)
Low Speed: 47 / 105 | High Speed: 58 / 130
Sound Pressure Level (db(A))
Low Speed: 58 | High Speed: 64
Motor Output (kW / amp)
1.1 / 9.2
1) Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2. 2) As per ANSI 175.2 standard
Multi-function control handle
Easy, comfortable single handed control means the operator's hand never leaves the handle.
For your personal safety, STIHL recommends you always use safety glasses whilst using a blower. A pair of safety goggles is supplied with this product.
Integrated cable strain relief
The cable strain relief prevents the power cable from becoming accidentally disconnected.
The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice.