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MSA 120 C-BQ with AK 20 battery and AL 101 charger

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General

MSA 120 C-BQ mit Akku AK 20 und Ladegerät AL 101
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An exceptionally light cordless chainsaw for garden and property maintenance at home, and for processing horizontal timber. With STIHL quick chain tensioning and QuickStop Super chain brake. 1/4” PM3 saw chain for a fine cut and good cutting performance. Quiet, no ear protection needed. Comes with AK 20 battery and AL 101 charger as standard.

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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.

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Technical data

MSA 120 C-BQ with AK 20 battery and AL 101 charger

Technical data

Battery Technology Lithium-Ion COMPACT
Weight 1) 2,5 kg
Sound pressure level 2) 83 dB(A)
Sound power level 3) 94 dB(A)
Vibration level left/right 4) 3,4/3,2 m/s²
Saw chain pitch 1/4"P
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain type Picco Micro 3 (PM3)
Rollomatic E, cutting length 30 cm
Battery life AK 10 5) up to 15 min
Battery life AK 20 5) up to 35 min

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

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.

Features

MSA 120 C-BQ with AK 20 battery and AL 101 charger

Standard features

  • AK 20 battery Zoom
    AK 20 battery

    Compact lithium-ion battery for the COMPACT cordless power system with a voltage of 36 V and a capacity of 118 Wh. Battery life depends on the device type. With charge level indicator (LED). Compatible with AL 101, AL 100, AL 300 and AL 500 chargers.

  • AL 101 charger Zoom
    AL 101 charger

    Charger for the STIHL COMPACT cordless power system. With operating mode indicator (LED) and cable tie with Velcro tape. The charger can be wall mounted if required.

  • Quiet operation Zoom
    Quiet operation

    The STIHL COMPACT cordless power system devices are so quiet you don't even need ear protection.

  • STIHL Chain Quick Tensioning (B) Zoom
    STIHL Chain Quick Tensioning (B)

    The STIHL chain quick tensioning system (B) makes it very easy to tension the chain. Just release the sprocket cover and turn the knob to set the optimum tension. No tools needed.

  • QuickStop Super Chain Brake (Q) Zoom
    QuickStop Super Chain Brake (Q)

    The additional braking system for extra safety. Users can trigger the chain brake directly at the rear handle. The chain stops in seconds whenever the user lets go of the rear handle and whenever there is sufficiently strong kickback or when the front hand guard is activated. This unique safety feature ensures even more user protection in all working positions.

  • Intermediate battery position in the device Zoom
    Intermediate battery position in the device

    The battery can be inserted into the device in 2 stages. In the first locking stage – the intermediate position – the battery is secured in the device but does not touch the contacts in the device. In the second locking stage – the operating position – the battery is completely inserted and touches the contacts in the device.

  • Toolless filler cap Zoom
    Toolless filler cap

    The tank can be filled quickly and easily using the toolless filler cap.

  • Control handle Zoom
    Control handle

    The soft black component on the rear control handle ensure a safe and secure grip in any situation. The control lever must be released using the lock button on the side.

  • STIHL Electric Motor (EC) Zoom
    STIHL Electric Motor (EC)

    The STIHL electric motor (EC) is extremely energy efficient, lightweight and compact. It runs quietly, generates very low vibrations and does not require servicing.

  • Ematic chain lubrication system Zoom
    Ematic chain lubrication system

    The STIHL Ematic chain lubrication system provides maximum lubrication, longer wear and less oil consumption that conventional methods of chain lubrication. The oil consumption can therefore be reduced by up to 50%.

  • Two-handled operation Zoom
    Two-handled operation

    The ergonomically shaped handle and rear control handle with comfortable soft-grip component ensure safe working in all operating positions.

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.

Accessories

MSA 120 C-BQ with AK 20 battery and AL 101 charger

Accessories

    • AL 101 charger Zoom
      AL 101 charger

      Charger for the STIHL COMPACT cordless power system. With operating mode indicator (LED) and cable tie with Velcro tape. The charger can be wall mounted if required.

    Technical data
    Weight 0.7 kg
    Power output 0.1 kW
    Charging current 1.6 A
    Charging time AK 10 1) 80 min
    Charging time AK 20 1) 150 min

    1) Up to 100 % capacity

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    • Chainsaw bag Zoom
      Chainsaw bag

      For tidy storage and transport of chainsaws with bar lengths up to 45 cm.

    Versions

    • Battery bag Zoom
      Battery bag

      Lightweight, hard-wearing bag for easy transport and clean storage of STIHL cordless tool accessories. For one battery with a charger.

    Versions

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.

Battery

MSA 120 C-BQ with AK 20 battery and AL 101 charger

Battery

    • AK 20 battery Zoom
      AK 20 battery

      Compact lithium-ion battery for the COMPACT cordless power system with a voltage of 36 V and a capacity of 118 Wh. Battery life depends on the device type. With charge level indicator (LED). Compatible with AL 101, AL 100, AL 300 and AL 500 chargers.

    Technical data
    Battery life BGA 56 1) 18 min
    Weight 1.2 kg
    Energy content 120 Wh
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Battery life MSA 120 C-BQ 1) 35 min
    Battery life HSA 56 1) 80 min
    Battery life FSA 56 1) 40 min

    1) Battery life times depend on the conditions of use and may vary

    Versions

    • AK 10 battery Zoom
      AK 10 battery

      Compact lithium-ion battery for the COMPACT cordless power system with a voltage of 36 V and a capacity of 118 Wh. Battery life depends on the device type. With charge level indicator (LED). Compatible with AL 101, AL 100, AL 300 and AL 500 chargers.

    Technical data
    Battery life BGA 56 1) 9 min
    Weight 0.8 kg
    Energy content 60 Wh
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Battery life MSA 120 C-BQ 1) 15 min
    Battery life HSA 56 1) 30 min
    Battery life FSA 56 1) 20 min

    1) Battery life times depend on the conditions of use and may vary

    Versions

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.

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