Double-Sided Cutting Blades: STIHL hedge trimmers with double-sided cutting blades cut both directions.
Two-Handed Design: Equipment with this feature is easily started by activating switches on the loop handle and the rear handle at the same time. The cutting speed can be adjusted using the rear trigger control, allowing for a fine and precise cut. The two-handed design is suitable for both left and right-handed users.
Ergonomic Loop Handle: The ergonomic loop handle is ideal for making cuts in any direction.
Tip Protector: The tip protector makes cutting near the ground or along walls easier while protecting the trimmer’s cutters from damage.
Functional Design: The engine housing has smooth surfaces and round contours that help to keep it from getting caught on branches during use. The design also makes cleaning easy.
Blade Scabbard: The blade cover helps protect the cutting blade during storage and transport.
Vertical Hanging Slot: The built-in hanging slot allows for easy storage when not in use.
Blade Length: 20 in.
Strokes Per Minute: 3000
Weight w/ Battery (AP 80): 4.3 kg (9.5 lb.)
Weight (w/ AP 180): 4.9 kg (10.7 lb.)
Run Time (w/ AP 180): Up to 140 minutes
Run Time (w/ AR 900): Up to 660 minutes
AP 180 Lithium-Ion Battery: For extended landscaping tasks, the STIHL AP 180 Lithium-Ion battery is designed to deliver consistently long run times with no fades or "brown outs." The unique design of this 36-volt powerhouse keeps even the most demanding tools of the STIHL Battery Kombi line running at full speed until it's depleted – no gradual drops in power. And the LED charge display lets you know just how much juice you have to work with, so you don't get caught in the middle of a job. The AP 180 weighs a mere 3.8 lbs. and can be charged hundreds of times without any noticeable loss in capacity. Even after 500 charges, the battery retains over 80% capacity. The secret is in its engineering. The battery features specialized voltage monitors and temperature sensors to help ensure optimal operation and a long service life.
AL 500 High-Speed Charger: Part of the STIHL Lithium-Ion Battery KombiSystem, the AL 500 delivers the fastest charging time for all STIHL Lithium-Ion batteries. Now, you can spend less time charging and complete your projects faster. The AL 500 will even charge the high-capacity AR 900 backpack battery in less than 2 hours. For AP 80 and AP 180 batteries, charge time is just 25 minutes!