Battery power

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I have both an EGO leaf blower and lawn mover as well as both 5.0ah and 7.5ah batteries.  Is the over-all unit power effected by which battery I use or is just the length of time that the unit is able to run?  Thanks.  
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Bob Webb

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I believe it’s the length of time . 5.0 and 7.5 is amp hours
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Some of the more powerful tools will benefit power-wise from the larger batteries. Generally speaking, the smallest batteries included with the kits are good to ensure top performance.
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The lawn mower should be fine with either the 5.0 or 7.5 battery, and the leaf blower will last a LONG time (it only needs a 2 or 2.5 Ah battery for top power). 

I've heard reports that using a 2.5 battery in a lawnmower doesn't give you the ability to "ramp up" to the highest power level if you run into a bunch of tall grass, but I can report that a 2.5 Ah battery will certainly allow you to mow a little bit of normal lawn with no problems for a short amount of time.
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You will get less voltage drop with the larger batteries so because of that the battery size does impact both runtime and power.