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MS 661 C-M W

Extremely powerful 5.4 kW professional saw with STIHL M-Tronic (M) and heated handles (W)

General

MS 661 C-M W

Very powerful high-performance saw with advanced 2-MIX technology, STIHL M-Tronic (M) and heated handles (W). This electronic engine management system regulates the ignition timing and the fuel supply and automatically registers the external temperature for optimal engine performance, great acceleration and sustained maximum torque. The heated handles keep your hands warm and dry for a better grip, making your work safer in winter. Extremely robust and durable with low vibration levels. Designed for professional use within forestry and big timber harvesting.

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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.

Product variations

Technical data

MS 661 C-M W

Technical data

Displacement 91,1 cm³
Power output 5,4/7,3 kW/bhp
Weight 1) 7,5 kg
Power-to-weight ratio 1,4 kg/kW
Sound pressure level 2) 105 dB(A)
Sound power level 2) 118 dB(A)
Vibration level left/right 3) 6,9/5,6 m/s²
Saw chain pitch 3/8"
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain type Rapid Super (RS)

1) Without fuel, without 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 = 2m / s ²

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

MS 661 C-M W

Standard features

  • STIHL M-Tronic (M) Zoom
    STIHL M-Tronic (M)

    For a cold start, the STIHL M-Tronic only needs one start position on the combi-lever. After starting, you can immediately power up to full speed. The amount of fuel required is precisely calculated by the system and supplied as needed. Otherwise, start in position I as usual.

  • STIHL ElastoStart Zoom
    STIHL ElastoStart

    Due to compression pressure, jerky stresses occur when starting internal combustion engines. The damping element in the ElastoStart special starter grip alternately absorbs and releases force according to the compression pattern. The result is smooth, even starting.

  • Electrically heated handles (W) Zoom
    Electrically heated handles (W)

    The electrically heated handles (W) keep your hands warm and dry for a better grip, making your work safer in winter. No-maintenance, wear-free heating strips in the front and rear handles can be engaged with a switch as required to make the handle warmer and dryer.

  • Carburettor heating (V) Zoom
    Carburettor heating (V)

    By changing the chain saw from summer to winter operation, the intake air is pre-heated over the engine fins. This ensures that the carburettor does not ice up and you can continue working in freezing temperatures.

  • HD2 filter Zoom
    HD2 filter

    This air filter keeps even the finest dust away from the engine, ensuring a particularly long service life. Thanks to its special material, the filter can easily be cleaned by washing, for example with STIHL Varioclean and warm water.

  • Controlled-delivery oil pump Zoom
    Controlled-delivery oil pump

    Different bar lengths, wood types and sawing techniques require different amounts of oil. The controlled-delivery oil pump allows the user to select just the right amount of oil for the job at hand.

  • Compensator Zoom
    Compensator

    This controller in the carburettor prevents the fuel-air mixture getting richer as the air filter becomes clogged. The correct quantity of fuel is delivered to the carburettor depending on the quantity of air passing through the air filter. This keeps the fuel/air ratio in the combustion mixture constant and hence also the engine power. The filter doesn't need to be cleaned until an appreciable drop in power occurs.

  • Decompression valve Zoom
    Decompression valve

    The decompression valve is part of the easy starting system. The valve should be pressed before starting to reduce the compression pressure when starting, as well as reducing the effort needed to pull the starter rope. The decompression valve is semi-automatic; it must be pressed manually before starting, but then closes automatically.

  • STIHL anti-vibration system Zoom
    STIHL anti-vibration system

    Precisely calculated buffer zones minimise the transfer of engine and saw chain vibrations to the front and rear handles. The chainsaw therefore runs noticeably smoother. This allows the user to save their strength and work longer.

  • STIHL Ematic System Zoom
    STIHL Ematic System

    Compared to conventional bars without Ematic, the STIHL Ematic system reduces the consumption of chain lubricant by up to 50 %, depending on the type of wood and the cutting attachment used. This system comprises a STIHL Ematic or Ematic S guide bar, a STIHL Oilomatic saw chain and a variable-flow or reduced-flow oil pump. As a result, virtually every drop of chain lubricant is delivered to exactly the right spot.

  • Combi lever Zoom
    Combi lever

    As M-Tronic has electronic cold and warm start recognition, only one start position is needed on the combi lever. The exact amount of fuel is supplied on demand. You do not need to know about the status of your chainsaw and can apply full throttle straight away - even with a cold start. Because the saw is warmed up by optimum acceleration in a few seconds.

  • Side-mounted chain tensioning Zoom
    Side-mounted chain tensioning

    Side-mounted chain tensioning makes it easy to tension the chain safely.

  • Captive nuts Zoom
    Captive nuts

    When changing the cutting attachment, you will not risk losing the nuts on the sprocket. The MS 261 is the first STIHL chainsaw to be equipped with the captive nuts. A great advantage for all users.

  • Tool free fuel caps Zoom
    Tool free fuel caps

    Special caps to open and close the tank cap quickly, easily and without tools.

  • STIHL 2-MIX engine Zoom
    STIHL 2-MIX engine

    The two-stroke engine with STIHL 2-MIX technology saves up to 20 % of fuel and reduces emissions by up to 70 % compared to STIHL 2-stroke engines of the same performance class without 2-MIX technology.

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

MS 661 C-M W

Accessories

    • Multi-function tool Zoom
      Multi-function tool

      Practical, multi-function quality tool in a sturdy plastic case. 3.5 mm flat-blade screwdriver for carburettor adjustment and cleaning grooves, Torx® TX 27 screwdriver, nylon pouch with belt loop. Width across flats 19-13 for MS 271, MS 291, MS 311 and MS 391, width across flats 19-16 for MS 170, MS 171, MS 180, MS 181, MS 193 C, MS 211, MS 231, MS 241 and MS 251.

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    • Filing kit Zoom
      Filing kit

      Includes file holder with round file, flat file and file gauge in a sturdy case.

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    • 2-in-1 file holder Zoom
      2-in-1 file holder

      Practical tool for quickly sharpening the teeth and depth gauge in a single step. Ideal for occasional users. For 1/4" P, 3/8" P, .325", 3/8" and .404" saw chains, integrated file tolerance compensation (only from STIHL).

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    • DYNAMIC Safety gloves – professional (with cut pro Zoom
      DYNAMIC Safety gloves – professional (with cut pro

      Made from cow hide leather, STIHL DYNAMIC work gloves have an ergonomic curved design for better grip, higher comfort and reduced fatigue. An elastic cuff supports the wrist and prevents dirt or chips from entering the glove. Cut protection level Class 1.

    Technical data
    Cut protection class Class 1
    Elasticated or fitted cuffs Yes
    Lined Yes
    Waterproof nein

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    • EXTREME helmet set with V5 visor system Zoom
      EXTREME helmet set with V5 visor system

      Upgraded helmet set with adjustable ratchet and V5 visor system. Three-zone visor with very high light penetration. With UV indicator. EN 352, EN 397, EN 1731.

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    • ADVANCE GTX trekking chainsaw boots Zoom
      ADVANCE GTX trekking chainsaw boots

      Special profile sole with very good grip. High quality, water-repellent suede. With breathable and waterproof GORE-TEX® membrane. Additional water and wear protection provided by high-rise rubber edge. Highly absorbent, removable inner sole. Suitable for demanding, professional chainsaw users on hillsides and for tree maintenance. EN ISO 17249, cut resistance Class 2 (= 24 m/s).

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    • Combination socket tool Zoom
      Combination socket tool

      For tensioning the chain and changing the chain, bar and spark plug. Width across flats: 19 (for MS 261 up), 19-13 (for MS 271, MS, 291, MS 311, MS 391), 19–16 (for MS 170, MS 171, MS 180, MS 181, MS 193 C, MS 211, MS 231, MS 241, MS 251), 16 and 13 ( for MS 150, MS 201, MS 201 T).

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    • Multi-function tool Zoom
      Multi-function tool

      Practical, multi-function quality tool in a sturdy plastic case. 3.5 mm flat-blade screwdriver for carburettor adjustment and cleaning grooves, Torx® TX 27 screwdriver, nylon pouch with belt loop. Width across flats 19-13 for MS 271, MS 291, MS 311 and MS 391, width across flats 19-16 for MS 170, MS 171, MS 180, MS 181, MS 193 C, MS 211, MS 231, MS 241 and MS 251.

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    • STIHL Laser 2-in-1 Zoom
      STIHL Laser 2-in-1

      Felling direction indicator and cutting guide in one. For cutting short pieces of wood without complicated measuring, can be used as a felling direction indicator to check the cuts and felling direction, demonstration video on DVD. Choose the holder suitable for your chain saw.

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    • Holder 1144 for STIHL Laser 2-in-1 Zoom
      Holder 1144 for STIHL Laser 2-in-1

      For MS 661 C-M, all design variants

    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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