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Realm BY02-BIMK Spec Review

The Realm BY02-BIMK is an electric pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 2600 PSI and flow of 1.75 GPM. (Read full specs)

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Realm BY02-BIMK 2600PSI Electric Pressure Washer
Realm BY02-BIMK 2600PSI Electric Pressure Washer
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  • $163.86 - November 26, 2020
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  • $168.01 - November 23, 2020
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Since: October 16, 2020
  • Highest Price: $171.35 - October 16, 2020
  • Lowest Price: $163.86 - November 26, 2020

Description

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The Realm BY02-BIMK is a medium duty pressure washer, that provides its users with an all-around versatile cleaning experience, and enables:

  • spot cleaning of hard, unpainted surfaces and high-reach cleaning
  • thorough cleaning of hard, paint-free surfaces
  • cleaning of painted or delicate surfaces
  • application of detergent and cleaning solutions

The following sections will present you in detail its power characteristics and design, its main features and all the additional features it has to offer.

Power

The Realm BY02-BIMK in use

The Realm BY02-BIMK

The Realm BY02-BIMK's axial pump, powered by a 14.5 amp motor, can provide a pressure of up to 2600 PSI (approximately 43 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 1.75 GPM (values claimed by the manufacturer). The Realm BY02-BIMK thus has a cleaning power of 4550 Cleaning Units.

As it is an electric pressure washer, the motor of the BY02-BIMK gets easily started by a simple ON/OFF switch. The unit is ready-to-use with peace of mind, thanks to the included 35 ft GFCI cord.

Design & Handling

With its portable design and approximate dimensions of D18 x W16 x H26 in, the Realm BY02-BIMK makes mobility one of its core strengths. The handle adds to the BY02-BIMK convenience of transport.

Most users can maneuver this model easily, as it weighs just 55 lbs. As its motor accounts for a good portion of that weight, Realm's choice of a plastic frame allows the device to stay at a reasonable weight. Since the BY02-BIMK has a set of two 6" solid wheels, it is still easily maneuvered and manipulated.

Main Features

The Realm BY02-BIMK in use

The Realm BY02-BIMK

The Realm BY02-BIMK comes with a spray gun, a wand, a pressure hose, 5 nozzles and a detergent injection feature, which are detailed below.

  • Soap injection: A safe detergent storage is facilitated by a removable 0.2 gal tank. If a soap nozzle is attached, the device will proceed to add the detergent to the water automatically.
  • Pressure hose: The 19 ft high-pressure hose, which is included with the device, can be stored neatly on the unit itself when idle, using a set of convenient hooks.
  • Spray gun and wand: A side hook enables you to easily store the included classic ergonomic spray gun and its wand.
  • Nozzles: The following table illustrates the 5 included nozzles, along with the surfaces which they are the most suitable for.
 



15°

25°

40°

Soap
Concrete, brick, masonryUse with cautionSuitableSuitableSuitableSuitable
Siding, gutters, houseNot recommendedUse with cautionUse with cautionSuitableSuitable
Fencing, deck, patioNot recommendedUse with cautionUse with cautionSuitableSuitable
Lawn equipment, boat, RVNot recommendedUse with cautionUse with cautionUse with cautionSuitable

Note: The shape of the nozzles above is for illustration purposes only and may differ.
Red cross: Not recommended. Green check: Suitable. Orange check: Use with caution.

Other Features

Some of the accessories of the Realm BY02-BIMK

Some of the included accessories

  • Total Stop System (TSS): This feature automatically shuts off the pressure washer when the trigger is not engaged, to prolong the pump's lifespan.
  • Onboard storage: Stay prepared for any job with Realm BY02-BIMK's handy storage area, which allows you to neatly store any nozzles and accessories which you may need for the job.
  • Safety: Safety of operation is enhanced by a trigger lock mechanism (which prevents accidental operation).
  • Accessories: On top of an owner's manual (opens in a new tab) and the usual documentation to get you swiftly started, the Realm BY02-BIMK also comes with power cord, pressure hose, nozzle cleaner, spray gun, wand and tool kit.

Product Video

The Realm BY02-BIMK's performance versus other pressure washers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how the key specs of the Realm BY02-BIMK compare to similarly priced pressure washers.

  • With 2600 PSI, the Realm BY02-BIMK ranks as one that can reach the highest pressure, amongst the electric products that cost between $150 and $200.
  • With a water flow of up to 1.75 GPM (gallons per minute), this washer belongs to the upper end of the above-mentioned price range, as it can deliver a high volume of water. If rinsing away debris most efficiently is your priority, one of the devices with the highest GPM in this price range is the WEN PW21, which can reach up to 1.76 GPM.
  • The BY02-BIMK, with its 4550 Cleaning Units (PSI x GPM) sits at the high end of the cleaning efficiency spectrum, when compared to other devices of similar price.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other electric washers between 3900 and 5600 Cleaning Units, the Realm BY02-BIMK is on the cheap side of the price range.

It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget pressure washer.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • Portable
  • Good range of nozzles included
  • Onboard storage
  • High PSI for the price
  • High GPM for the price
  • High CU for the price
WEAKNESSES:
  • The Realm BY02-BIMK doesn't have any notably low specs.

Do you own the Realm BY02-BIMK and agree (or disagree) with these strengths and weaknesses?

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Features and Specifications

General
FuelElectric
HandlingPortable
WaterCold (104°F max.)
PSI2600
GPM1.75
Cleaning Units4550
Motor14.5 amp
PumpAxial
Features
FramePlastic
Soap injectionYes
Soap tank0.2 gal, removable
Nozzles0°, 15°, 25°, 40°, Soap
Quick connect nozzlesYes
Onboard storageYes
Hose19 ft
Hose storageHooks
Misc
Dimensions
(D x W x H)
Approx. 18 x 16 x 26 in
Weight55 lbs
Wheels2 wheels, ⌀6", solid
Included accessoriesTool kit, nozzle cleaner, wand, spray gun, high pressure hose, 35 ft GFCI power cord, 5 nozzles
SecurityTrigger lock
Warranty2 years

Unlike many websites, we did our best to research each of the specs above. That being said, we are not immune to making the occasional mistake or omission. Should you notice any missing or incorrect values, don't hesitate to suggest improvements so we can address the issue.

About Realm

Over the past 20 years, Realm has become a world-wide name in pressure washers. With sales in over 60 countries spanning across Europe, Asia, and the Americas, Realm products continue to grow in popularity. With innovative designs, and always improving technologies, the company looks forward to further expansion into the outdoor power equipment market. In the US, Realm products are available for purchase through numerous online retailers.

Warranty Information

The Realm BY02-BIMK is covered under a warranty for up to 2 years. This warranty may be limited and may not cover all parts of the unit.
For more information about the warranty of Realm pressure washers, please consult Realm's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-888-899-1688.

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