London, ON, 09/15/2016

STIHL's Most Powerful Backpack Blower

The NEW BR 700 is the ultimate backpack blower

STIHL's Most Powerful Backpack Blower

The NEW BR 700 is the ultimate backpack blower for landscapers, municipal workers and stadium clean-up crews who would benefit from the extra power of the BR 700 to effectively gather up leaves, clippings and litter. It is equipped with the advanced STIHL 4-MIXTM engine to provide lower fuel consumption and reduced emissions. The ergonomic design of the BR 700 provides improved user comfort with a new tool-less adjustable length blower tube and handle. The switch position on the control handle is conveniently always in the "on" position for a quick and simple start. The features of the BR 700 make it the premium choice for urban and rural areas that require heavy-duty clean-up.

Increased blowing force - More cleaning capacity per hour
Variable blower tube length - Simple and easy to adjust
Tool-less handle position adjustment - Rapid modification
Variable speed throttle lock (cruise control) - Convenient locking of throttle trigger
Simplified starting procedure - Automatic choke reset (choke lever returns automatically on accelerating)
STIHL anti-vibration system - Low back vibration
Lightweight - Physical strain reduced

BR 700 Backpack Blower

Displacement: 64.8 cc
Power Output: 2.8 kW
Weight*: 10.6 kg/23.4 lb
Sound Level: 75 dB(A)
Air Volume: 912 cfm
Air Velocity: 166 mph/267 km/h
Blowing Force: 35 Newtons

MSRP is $729.95

*Excluding fuel.

About STIHL Limited
STIHL Limited, headquartered in London, ON, is a subsidiary of ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG. STIHL is the number one selling brand of handheld outdoor power equipment in Canada. STIHL manufactures a full line of powerful, lightweight and versatile handheld outdoor power equipment for homeowners and professional users. STIHL products are only sold through servicing power equipment dealers from coast to coast – not mass merchants. For more information or the name of the closest STIHL Dealer visit the STIHL website at

Gail Kenworthy, STIHL Limited – 519.681.3000

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