Run time is shorter than advertized.

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I have the Ego 56V blower, with 5.0 battery. Run time has been shorter than advertised. The indicator doesn't stay green for very long, and I'm running on a red indicator for most of the run time.  Is this typical?  Could I have a defective battery?
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From the manual:

If you’re getting 15-20 minutes of use when continuously running at the highest speed, it’s probably working as designed.

You should try setting the speed just slightly lower than max and see if the blower still has adequate power to do the job. Reducing the speed even slightly should have a significant affect on the run time.