Direct product selection: COMPACT cordless power system brushcutters

FSA 56 tool only

Trimmed to shape with a top shape trimmer

General

FSA 56

Cordless brushcutter with very high-performance mowing for grass trimming and clearing work. Cutting circle diameter of 280 mm, soft grip, adjustable loop handle, the mowing line automatically readjusts when the mowing head is tapped on the ground. Quiet, no ear protection needed.

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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

FSA 56

Technical specifications

Battery Technology Lithium-Ion COMPACT
Rated voltage 36 V
Weight 1) 2,5 kg
Vibration level, left/right with plastic tool 2) 3,5/3,5 m/s²
Total length 3) 147 cm
Cutting tool AutoCut 2-2
Battery life AK 10 4) up to 25 min
Battery life AK 10 4) up to 50 min
Battery life AK 30 5) up to 60 min

1) Including battery
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
3) Without tools
4) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application
5) Akkulaufzeit mit AK 20 Laufzeiten sind Anhaltswerte und können je nach Anwendung variieren. Battery life time AK 10 Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application up to {R}

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

FSA 56

Standard equipment

  • Soft grip with control lever Zoom
    Soft grip with control lever

    The soft grip with its control lever for switching on and off and control lever lock absorbs some of the vibrations and is extremely easy to grip.

  • Loop handle Zoom
    Loop handle

    The loop handle angle can be adjusted without tools using the tommy screw. It is ideal for working in confined spaces, e.g. for clearing work between bushes and shrubs.

  • Quiet operation Zoom
    Quiet operation

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

  • Length-adjustable shaft Zoom
    Length-adjustable shaft

    With its flexible handles and variable shaft length, the perfectly balanced FSA 56 can be ideally adapted to your specific way of working.

  • 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.

Retrofitted equipment

  • Spacer bracket Zoom
    Spacer bracket

    Practical spacer bracket for mowing along obstacles and around trees and bushes.

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.

Cutting Tools

FSA 56

Cutting Tools

    • Line spool Zoom
      Line spool

      Line spool for the FSE 52, FSA 56

    Versions

    • Line spool Zoom
      Line spool

      Line spool for the FSE 52, FSA 56

    Versions

    • Line spool Zoom
      Line spool

      Line spool for the FSE 52, FSA 56

    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.

Accessories

FSA 56

Accessories

    • 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

    Versions

    • 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

    Versions

    • 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

    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

    • Spacer bracket Zoom
      Spacer bracket

      Spacer bracket for mowing along obstacles, trees and shrubs.

    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

FSA 56

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 specifications
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Energy content 108 Wh
    Weight 1,2 kg
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Battery life FSA 56 1) 40 min
    Battery life BGA 56 1) 18 min
    Battery life HSA 56 1) 80 min
    Battery life MSA 120 C-BQ 1) 35 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 specifications
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Energy content 54 Wh
    Weight 0,8 kg
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Battery life FSA 56 1) 20 min
    Battery life BGA 56 1) 9 min
    Battery life HSA 56 1) 30 min
    Battery life MSA 120 C-BQ 1) 15 min

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

    Versions

    • AK 30 battery Zoom
      AK 30 battery

      Compact lithium-ion battery for the COMPACT cordless power system with a voltage of 36 V and a capacity of 180 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 specifications
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Energy content 180 Wh
    Weight 1,3 kg
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Battery life MSA 140 C-BQ 1) 45 min
    Battery life FSA 56 1) 60 min
    Battery life BGA 56 1) 30 min
    Battery life HSA 56 1) 120 min
    Battery life MSA 120 C-BQ 1) 55 min

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

    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 FSA 56 (D, F, GB, I, NL) Download PDF, 11,3 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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