Older ego snowblower vs newer model ego snowblower? Any differences ?

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Found a great condition Ego snowblower but it’s more grey then the ones selling now so assuming it’s a older model any differences? Can I use the 7.5 amp battieres in the older model?
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Yes, you can use the 7.5ah batteries in the older snowblower.
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There has only been one version of the snow blower.  All ego batteries work in all ego tools, so you can definitely use the 7.5 batteries in the snow blower.
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DO you need the 2 battieres to run? If i want to grab a second set of battieres and choose 7.5 do you need 2?
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From the blower manual.
"NOTE: For best performance, we recommend use with two 4.0Ah EGO 56V ArcLithium batteries or with two EGO 56V Arc-Lithium batteries of greater capacity."

I believe some have mentioned they have run with one battery, but probably at some reduced performance.
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Only one caveat, warranty is non-transferable.
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If you're thinking about buying two, or even one, 7.5 Ah battery you're better off buying a new snowblower as a kit with the batteries. Priced on their own, the 7.5 Ah batteries are pricey. Plus you'd be getting the warranty. But unless you have a really large area to clear you'd probably be fine with two 5.0 Ah batteries.

And as szwoopp wrote above, there is only one model of Ego snowblower. I think this is the third year it's been out. Looking at my blower, which is only a couple of months old, and YouTube reviews of when it was released, there is no difference in appearance, so I'm wondering what the blower you're thinking about buying looks like. Do you have a picture?
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One 7.5Ah battery will offer about the same performance as two 5Ah batteries. For best performance use two 4Ah or larger batteries, but it will run on one just with less power.