No hassles with gas engines, gas fumes or cords - the ION18S is powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery featuring Snow Joe's patented Ecosharp technology, providing close to an hour of usage per charge - plenty for most situations. And it starts at the push of a button.
This snow blower is also available in a hybrid model which can run off a battery or an extension cord.
Covered by a full 2 year manufacturer's warranty.
|Type:||Single stage cordless electric|
|Clearing capacity:||18" wide x 8" deep, up to 495 lbs of snow per minute|
|Throwing Distance:||Up to 20'|
|Engine & Starter:||Push-button electric start
500 watt brushless motor, powered by 40 volt rechargeable Ecosharp Lithium Ion battery.
Steel auger with 2 rubber blades
|Additional specs:||Approx. 50 minutes use per charge.
Battery fully charges within 2 hours.
Also available in a hybrid (corded / cordless) model with cord lock
Energy Star certified
$260 - $300
|Warranty:||Full 2 year warranty.|
|User feedback:||Overall positive feedback, citing ease of use and overall features and performance.|
While the ION18S will never match the power of the larger, gas-powered snow throwers, it excels at clearing moderate to large areas of medium-fine snow, especially on flat pavment or decks.
Manufacturer's video: How to Assemble and Use (5 min 44 seconds)