Battery powered garden machinery because of their flexibility and power is revolutionising the garden and landscaping industry as well as the home user.
Recent polls have proved that many traditional gardeners and landscapers have their doubts as to whether Battery powered garden machinery would out do the performance of their petrol alternative. The main doubt would be the overall power of the machines compared to petrol. Many of the questions being asked by professionals are:
Are they as powerful as Petrol Machines?
When time is money, the main question about Battery powered garden machinery is, are they as powerful as their petrol alternative. Obviously, if it takes longer to complete a job due to the power constraints this would have a negative affect on gardeners and landscapers.
How long do the batteries last?
Battery life is dependant on the work being carried out and which machine the battery is in. The EGO batteries can be used in all of their products. We recommend charging 1 battery whilst using the other. With the various batteries and power options on offer battery life can be whatever you want it be. Their revolutionary Arc Lithium 56v battery technology delivers the industry’s highest energy capacity in a portable handheld battery. With a range of battery sizes available from 2.0Ah to 7.5Ah, choose the power you need to tackle any task.
How long do they take to charge?
The 2.0Ah takes just 25 minutes to fully charge whereas the 7.5Ah takes 145 minutes to charge, but last much longer and is ideal for use in remote areas where battery charge points are not available.
Battery Powered Machinery Pros
- Plug and play for any product using the same battery
- more reliable than petrol models
- Quieter than petrol
- Zero maintenance and fuel costs
Battery Powered Machinery Cons
- Multiple batteries required for continuous use
- Time to charge batteries
Petrol Powered Machinery Pros
- Powerful Operation
- Just add petrol and go
Petrol Powered Machinery Cons
- Noisy to use
- Regular maintenance required
- Fuel costs
- Heavy to use