PW490 Electric Pressure Washer – Husqvarna

The Husqvarna PW 490 is a heavy duty electric pressure cleaner that is designed for tough areas and big jobs, especially those outdoors. With a powerful brass head pump, pistons with a ceramic coating, and a steel reinforced hose, this a tough machine that’s built to stand the test of time. The PW490 is easy to move around with soft grip wheels and an extendable handle, so it’s both mobile and durable. No matter the task you’ve got in front of you, this high pressure cleaner can get the job done, with two different nozzle options and a manual pressure control. If you want a top of the line pressure washer that can really take care of business, no matter what, you can’t go wrong with the PW 490!

RRP: $1069Contact us on 02 6242 8996 to discuss and/or purchase this item or to get a delivery quote.

PW 490 Pressure Cleaner in Canberra

High quality performance is key for the Husqvarna PW490 pressure washer. So, the induction motor and brass head of this cleaner are ensured to give you great results each and every time. The brass pump head also helps to guarantee longevity in your pressure washer by greatly reducing the possibility of breakage in your machine. When you pick up this high pressure washer, you know you’re getting the best possible value for your money, and the best performance of any cleaner on the market.

The standout feature of the PW 490 is the adjustable pressure control built into the side of the machine. By setting the pressure and water flow of this washer to your precise preferences, you can be confident that you’re never using more water than you want. Because the machine has this control option built into the body, your settings carry over regardless of what nozzle or attachment you’re using, so you don’t need to change it every time you switch to something different. The PW490 gives you as much control as you want, so when it comes to getting pressure cleaning work done, you can have it your way.

Whether you need to get regular cleaning done, or whether you need to target and wear down persistent marks and dirt, the PW 490 electric pressure washer can get it done. It comes with two different nozzles – a variable flat jet nozzle for broader cleaning tasks, and a rotary pencil jet nozzle for the toughest jobs. Either way, you can customise your cleaning experience to suit the task and your needs. Plus, the on board storage of this machine means you can keep the nozzles together and easily access them when needed. Storing the entire cleaner is also simple, thanks to the telescopic handle which you can compress for storage, and an easy storage hose and power cord.

Specifications for the PW490 Pressure Washer

Item number: 970 46 84‑02, 9704684‑02

General Specs

  • Pressure Max.: 160 bar
  • Operating Pressure Max.: 120 bar
  • Length of Hose: 15 m
  • Water Flow: 470-520 l / h
  • Max. Water Inlet Temperature: 60 °C
  • Max. Self Priming Suction: 1 m
  • Container Capacity: 2 l


  • Power Output: 2.4 kW
  • Power Source / Fuel Type: Corded, Electric
  • Electric Protection Class: IPX5


  • Voltage: 230-240 V
  • Rated Current: 10 A
  • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Phases: 1


  • Cord Length: 5 m
  • Cord (Swap) Length: 5 m
  • Variable Flat Jet Nozzle
  • Rotary Pencil Jet Nozzle
  • Handle Type: Telescopic

Noise & Sound

  • Guaranteed (LWA) Sound Power Level: 89 dB(A)


  • Weight: 28.4 kg

More Questions about this Pressure Cleaner for Sale?

Not sure if the PW490 pressure washer is the best fit for you? If you need a hand in making a decision, we can help you out. You can call us on 02 6242 8996, or visit us at our store in Mitchell, Canberra. Our shop staff will be more than happy to go into further detail about the Husqvarna PW 490, and can also outline our entire range and your options. We want to make sure you’re getting the best high pressure cleaner for your purposes and your budget.

Ready to make an order but can’t pick it up from the shop? We can deliver your electric pressure washer Canberra wide, whether down south in Tuggeranong, north in Gungahlin and Gold Creek, or anywhere in between. We also deliver to surrounds like Queanbeyan, Royalla, and Yass. You can call 02 6242 8996 or use our contact form to request a delivery quote to your area, and we’ll get you sorted!

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