Selection Battery Chainsaws

MSA 160 C-BQ Tool Only

Innovative battery chain saw

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Very handy and low-noise battery chain saw with a powerful lithium-ion battery. Ideal for noise sensitive areas and inside buildings.

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Prices valid from 1/7/17 to 30/9/17.
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Technical data

Technical data

Weight kg 1) 3.1
Weight without battery kg 2.7
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch/type Picco Micro 3 (PM3)
Sound pressure level dB(A) 2) 84
Sound power level dB(A) 3) 95
Weight without battery kg 3.2
Vibration value, left m/s ² 4) 2.7
Vibration value, right m/s ² 4) 2.9
Saw chain pitch 1/4 " P
Battery life time AP 300 min 5) 52
Battery life time AR 900 min 5) up to 180
Battery life time AP 180 min 5) up to 40
Battery life AP 200 min 5) up to 35
Battery life AP 300 min 5) up to 50
Oil tank volume cm 3 209
Rated voltage V 36

1) Without battery, with bar and chain
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 (dB (A))
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
4) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
5) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application

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Features

Standard features

  • Operating handle Zoom
    Operating handle

    The black soft component on the rear control handle ensures a secure and firm grip under all working positions. The shift lever has to be unlocked via the lateral lock button.

  • EC Motor Zoom
    EC Motor

    The EC motor gets up to 55% more power from the battery and protects him there - because the battery life increases up to 70%. He also convinces with low weight, compact dimensions and almost wear-free mechanism.

  • STIHL Ematic system Zoom
    STIHL Ematic system

    The STIHL Ematic system consists of Ematic guide bar, chain and Oilomatic- chain and reduced flow rate oil pump. The special design of the bar and chain causes every drop of chain oil gets to where it is needed for lubrication. Oil consumption can be reduced by up to 50%.

  • STIHL Chain Quick Tensioning Zoom
    STIHL Chain Quick Tensioning

    The STIHL chain quick clamping system makes tensioning the chain easier. After loosening the screw of the sprocket, cover the chain with the overlying control wheel, which allows quick and easy clamping. A tool is not required for this.

  • Quick Stop Super function Zoom
    Quick Stop Super function

    Additional braking system for more safety - exclusively by STIHL. The chain does not stop only at kickback is sufficiently strong or active actuation of the front hand guard, but also when you release the rear handle. The overrun of the chain is stopped within seconds and protects the user.

  • Tool-free oil tank cap Zoom
    Tool-free oil tank cap

    The transparent oil tank and the tools operated oil tank cap the oil level can be easily and conveniently check.

  • Two-hand operation Zoom
    Two-hand operation

    The ergonomically shaped handle tube and the comfortable rear control handle with soft components allow a pleasant, forces gentle and safe work in all positions.

Additional features

  • Lithium-ion battery AP 115 Zoom
    Lithium-ion battery AP 115

    Powerful lithium-ion battery with 118 Wh AP 115. Compatible with all STIHL cordless tools. The battery can be charged hundreds of times. No memory effect, constant power throughout the entire discharge phase time. For lengthy assignments as a petrol unit. With battery indicator. Rechargeable with charger AL 100, AL 300 or AL 500th

We present some Product Technology features in product technology .

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Accessories

Accessories

    • Picco Micro 3 (PM3) Zoom
      Picco Micro 3 (PM3)

      Kickback, low-vibration chain specifically for light and compact saws. It combines cutting performance with high cutting quality and high working comfort. This is made possible by its flat and slim design in combination with the small chain pitch.

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    • Rollomatic E Mini, 1/4 Zoom
      Rollomatic E Mini, 1/4" P

      The combination of these very narrow guide rail with the delicate chain 3/8 "Picco Micro Mini Comfort 3, or especially suitable for the cordless chain saw 1/4" Picco Micro 3 brings a considerable weight reduction with increased cutting capacity. Like all STIHL guide rails is also this design of high quality chrome molybdenum steel. Available in 30 cm.

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    • AL 500 Super Charger Zoom
      AL 500 Super Charger

      With the increase in battery capacities the new AL 500 Super Charger enables extremely rapid charging to minimise down time and allow increased productivity. Charging the AP 180 to 100% in 30 minutes and the AR 900 backpack battery to 100% in 130 minutes the AL 500 Super Charger is aimed at the professional landscapers using the STIHL cordless range. The reduced charge times make the STIHL cordless power system even more desirable and allows all day working in the professional area.

    Technical data
    Power output 570.0 W
    Voltage 240 V

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    • AL 100 standard charger Zoom
      AL 100 standard charger

      For STIHL Battery AP and AR batteries With operating mode indicator (LED) and passive battery cooling. 240 V.

    Technical data
    Power output 75.0 W
    Weight 0.72 kg
    Voltage 240 V

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    • AL 300 Quick Charger Zoom
      AL 300 Quick Charger

      Quick charger for STIHL Lithium-ion batteries. With operating mode indicator and integral air cooling. The AL 300 quick charger takes 75 minutes for 100% charge of AP 300 battery. Rated voltage: 240 V.

    Technical data
    Power output 330.0 W
    Voltage 240 V

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    • Battery Belt Zoom
      Battery Belt

      Robust and ergonomically shaped belt with storage for STIHL lithium-ion batteries to make work even easier. Carry the battery in your battery belt. This reduces the overall weight of cordless tools. Power is transmitted via a battery adapter connected to the tool with a robust, flexible cable.

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    • Bag for Battery Belt Zoom
      Bag for Battery Belt

      Additional bag for attaching to the battery belt. Can be used to carry more batteries or other accessories such as sunglasses, gloves and resin remover spray.

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    • Harness for Battery Belt Zoom
      Harness for Battery Belt

      Comfortable harness for ergonomic working. Easily attached to the battery belt.

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    • AP 200 battery Zoom
      AP 200 battery

      Compatible with the STIHL cordless power system. Very powerful lithium-ion batteries with charge level indicator (four LEDs). Available with different energy capacities. 151 Wh battery energy, 1.3 kg.

    Technical data
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Energy content 1) 151 Wh
    Battery weight 1.3 kg
    Capacity 4 ah
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION PRO

    1) Energieinhalt gemäß Zellherstellerspezifikation. Zur Erhöhung der Lebensdauer ist der in der tatsächlichen Anwendung zur Verfügung stehende Energieinhalt geringer.

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    • AP 300 Battery Zoom
      AP 300 Battery

      Compatible with the STIHL cordless power system. Very powerful lithium-ion batteries with charge level indicator (four LEDs). Available with different energy capacities. 227 Wh battery energy, weight 1,7 kg.

    Technical data
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Energy content 1) 227 Wh
    Battery weight 1.7 kg
    Capacity 6 ah
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION PRO

    1) Energieinhalt gemäß Zellherstellerspezifikation. Zur Erhöhung der Lebensdauer ist der in der tatsächlichen Anwendung zur Verfügung stehende Energieinhalt geringer.

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    STIHL stores are operated as independent businesses. The products described in this website may not be on display or available at each STIHL store. STIHL reserves the right to change pricing at any time without notice.

    • STIHL Storage Boxes Zoom
      STIHL Storage Boxes

      Keeping your AP (handheld) or AR (backpack) batteries and charger safe, secure and easy to transport is now possible thanks to the 2 new battery boxes. Intelligent design that stacks with all other L-boxx systems and accessories.

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    STIHL stores are operated as independent businesses. The products described in this website may not be on display or available at each STIHL store. STIHL reserves the right to change pricing at any time without notice.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Documents

Owners manuals and safety brochures

Owners manuals

STIHL MSA 160 C, 200 C (D, E, F, GB, I, NL, P) Download PDF, 19.8 MB

Safety brochures

Cleaning Systems Safety Manual (GB) Download PDF, 865.5 KB

Notes:

  • STIHL online owner’s manuals are usually for the latest versions of the machine. Your product may be a slightly older production model but the manual will still be appropriate for the relevant model number.
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