Husqvarna makes advancements in battery and handhelds

New trimmers and blowers round out the latest innovations from the manufacturer.


At GIE+EXPO, Husqvarna announced several new innovations to their growing portfolio of battery-operated products. Their battery series of products are ideal for long hours of demanding work, offering dramatically reduced vibrations and more user comfort.  

The new 520iHT4 (MSRP: $449.99) hedge trimmer offers an extended reach - over 14 feet - thanks to a telescoping arm. Engineered with a fast cutting speed – 4000 ctm’s and an efficient brushless motor, professionals will quickly and effectively power through their jobs. Packed with features, Husqvarna’s quiet, lightweight, balanced, battery driven hedge trimmers are charged by a 36V Li-ion battery. In addition to reduced noise, vibration and maintenance, there are no direct emissions and your operational costs are extremely low compared to filling the tank with gas.

Introducing a powerful, well-balanced and ergonomic battery-powered backpack blower, the Husqvarna 550iBTX (MSRP: $449.99) delivers a blow force of 21N within the battery-powered commercial space. With an integrated system the high capacity backpack battery and low vibrations allow you to work in public settings, even in noise restricted areas. The blower is IPX4 weatherproof and features continuous boost mode and cruise control, as well as an intuitive key pad with battery status and running modes directly on the handle.

The Husqvarna K 535i (MSRP: $649.99) is a lightweight battery powered cutter with low vibrations and user-friendly ergonomics. The power-to-weight ratio makes it a versatile addition for lighter land or hardscaping jobs and perfect for quick and efficient cuts. Suitable for concrete garden plates, granite, roof and floor tiles. K 535i is adaptable for wet and dry cutting and fits with Husqvarna BLi200/300 batteries.

Professional Handheld 500 Series Trimmers

The Husqvarna 535LST (MSRP: $479.99) is a trimmer in the versatile 35cc class, built for tough commercial use. This trimmer with bevel gear is designed to withstand high torques. The machine has a robust construction with durable components and is easy to maintain – delivering trouble-free usage. The patented X-Torq engine delivers more power and less fuel consumption and exhaust emissions compared to a conventional engine.

The new 535LK (MSRP: $499.99) is a high-powered, heavy duty professional combi trimmer with reliable X-Torq engine. Quick connection system compatible with existing Husqvarna attachments for maximum versatility and productivity. The anti-vibration system and soft-grip handles ensure comfortable use even during long shifts.