The new Makita EB7650TH has improved harness straps, more convenient carry handle and a foot plate to assist starting, the company revealed.
New engine mounts further reduce vibrations for improved operator comfort and a new anti-icing feature enhances cold weather performance and winter fuel consumption. The operator control handle is also now adjustable.
The blower keeps the Makita MM4 75cc four-stroke engine with 2.7kW output, 4.4Nm of torque and air generation at 19 cubic metres per minute and a speed of 90 metres per second.
New engine mounts further reduce the low vibrations of the machine and the new harness has a padded back-plate and fully padded shoulder straps which allow more size adjustment. The model weighs 10.8kg.
The new design of machine frame includes an improved style of carry handle and a foot plate on the base of the frame that enhances stability when the start cord is pulled. The air tube has an adjustable long reach extension and the application and is supplied with three alternative nozzle shapes.
A new anti-icing system has been introduced in this model in which a dial valve bleeds warm air from around the exhaust towards the carburettor to stop icing in cold working conditions, improving fuel consumption during the winter months.