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MSA 161 T

Handy cordless chainsaw for professional tree maintenance

General

MSA 161 T
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Very lightweight, professional cordless arborist saw for use in noise-sensitive areas. Thanks to its powerful engine and a chain speed of 16 m/s (40% higher than its predecessor the MSA 160 T), the MSA 161 T also accelerates very rapidly and delivers fine, extremely precise cutting. The saw comes with a high-quality ¼” P cutting attachment and captive nut on the sprocket cover as standard.

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Deviations from the product range and information provided here are possible, depending on the country. STIHL reserves the right to make changes to technical specifications and equipment.

Technical specifications

MSA 161 T

Technical specifications

Battery life AP 100 1) up to 18 min
Battery life AP 300 1) up to 50 min
Weight without battery 2,1 kg
Rated voltage 36 V
Rollomatic E, cutting length 30 cm
Saw chain pitch 1/4"P
Battery life AP 200 1) up to 42 min
Vibration level left/right 2) 2,1/2,2 m/s²
Cutting length 25-30 cm
Sound power level 3) 94 dB(A)

1) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)

Deviations from the product range and information provided here are possible, depending on the country. STIHL reserves the right to make changes to technical specifications and equipment.

Features

MSA 161 T

Standard equipment

  • Side chain tensioner Zoom
    Side chain tensioner

    The tensioning screw can be found on the side of the chain saw through the sprocket cover. This removes the need for contact with the sharp saw chain.

  • 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.

  • Toolless filler cap Zoom
    Toolless filler cap

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

  • 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.

  • Brake lever with improved catch Zoom
    Brake lever with improved catch

    Ensures clear tactile feedback at chain brake attachment or removal.

  • New operating concept Zoom
    New operating concept

    With lock button on the side and extended throttle trigger lockout, the new operating concept makes the saw even more comfortable to use.

Deviations from the product range and information provided here are possible, depending on the country. STIHL reserves the right to make changes to technical specifications and equipment.

Accessories

MSA 161 T

Accessories

    • AL 101 charger Zoom
      AL 101 charger

      230 V. Compatible with STIHL AP and AK batteries. With charge level indicator (LED). Cord wrap with velcro. Wall mounting possible.

    Technical specifications
    Weight 0,7 kg
    Charging time AK 10 1) 80 min
    Charging time AK 20 1) 150 min
    Power output 0,1 kW
    Charging current 1,6 A

    1) Up to 100 % capacity

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    • AL 300 quick charger Zoom
      AL 300 quick charger

      AL 300 quick charger 230 V. For STIHL AP and AR batteries. Device in housing base for wall mounting and cable rewind, with operating mode indicator (LED) and active battery cooling.

    Technical specifications
    Battery voltage 36 V
    Weight 1,2 kg
    Rated voltage 220-240 V
    Power output 0,3 kW
    Weight 2,6 Pounds
    Weight 1) 1,2 kg
    Weight 1) 1,2 kg
    Rated current 2,6 A
    Charging current 6,5 A
    Charging time AP 100 2) 50 min
    Charging time AP 200 2) 55 min
    Charging time AP 300 2) 75 min

    1) 0
    2) Up to 100 % capacity

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    • AL 500 hi-speed charger Zoom
      AL 500 hi-speed charger

      Hi-speed charger for STIHL professional lithium-ion batteries, the AP 180 and AR 900. The AL 500 takes 30 minutes to provide 100% charge for the AP 180 battery and 130 minutes for 100% charge for the AR 900 battery. The AL 500 can be wall mounted for convenient storage.

    Technical specifications
    Battery voltage 36 V
    Weight 1,3 kg
    Weight 2,9 Pounds
    Weight 1) 1,3 kg
    Weight 1) 1,3 kg
    Rated voltage 220-240 V
    Power output 0,6 kW
    Rated current 2,6 A
    Charging time AP 100 2) 35 min
    Charging time AP 200 2) 35 min
    Charging time AP 300 2) 35 min
    Charging current 12 A

    1) 0
    2) Up to 100 % capacity

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    • Cover for the battery slot Zoom
      Cover for the battery slot

      To cover the battery slot on cordless power tools in the STIHL PRO cordless power system range. Protects against dust and dirt during longer periods of storage.

    Versions

Deviations from the product range and information provided here are possible, depending on the country. STIHL reserves the right to make changes to technical specifications and equipment.

Battery

MSA 161 T

Battery

    • AP 200 Zoom
      AP 200

      Compatible with the STIHL cordless power system. Light weight 36v Lithium-Ion PRO battery with charge level indicator (four LEDs). 187 Wh battery energy, weight 1,3 kg.

    Technical specifications
    Battery weight 1,3 kg
    Energy content 1) 187 Wh
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Rated voltage 36 V

    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 specifications
    Battery voltage 36 V
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Weight 1,7 kg
    Energy content 1) 227 Wh
    Battery weight 1,7 kg
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION PRO
    Battery life MSA 160 C-BQ 2) 50 min
    Battery life MSA 200 C-BQ 2) 45 min
    Battery life HTA 65 2) 50 min
    Battery life FSA 65 2) 90 min
    Battery life FSA 85 2) 45 min
    Battery life FSA 90 2) 45 min
    Battery life FSA 90 R 2) 30 min
    Battery life HSA 66 2) 180 min
    Battery life HSA 86 2) 180 min
    Battery life HLA 65 2) 180 min
    Battery life HLA 85 2) 180 min
    Battery life BGA 85 2) 24 min
    Battery life BGA 100 (Step 2) 3) 33 min
    Battery life TSA 230 2) 18 min
    Battery life ASA 85 2) 600 min

    1) Energieinhalt gemäß Zellherstellerspezifikation. Zur Erhöhung der Lebensdauer ist der in der tatsächlichen Anwendung zur Verfügung stehende Energieinhalt geringer.
    2) Battery life times depend on the conditions of use and may vary
    3) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application

    Versions

Deviations from the product range and information provided here are possible, depending on the country. STIHL reserves the right to make changes to technical specifications and equipment.

Documents

Owners manuals and safety brochures

STIHL MSA 161 T (D, F, GB, I, NL) Download PDF, 14,1 MB

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
  • The languages ​​contained in the document are also displayed in brackets, for example (GB) = English

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