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

A true STIHL chainsaw

General

MSA 120 C-BQ

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.

Versions



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

Product versions

Technical specifications

MSA 120 C-BQ

Technical specifications

STIHL Oilomatic saw chain type Picco Micro 3 (PM3)
Rated voltage 36 V
Weight 1) 2,5 kg
Rollomatic E, cutting length 30 cm
Battery life AK 10 2) up to 15 min
Battery life AK 20 2) up to 35 min
Sound pressure level 3) 83 dB(A)
Sound power level 4) 94 dB(A)
Vibration level left/right 5) 3,4/3,2 m/s²
Saw chain pitch 1/4"P
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion COMPACT

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

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

Features

MSA 120 C-BQ

Standard equipment

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

Accessories

MSA 120 C-BQ

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 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

    • 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

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

Battery

MSA 120 C-BQ

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
    Battery life MSA 120 C-BQ 1) 35 min
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Battery life HSA 56 1) 80 min
    Battery life FSA 56 1) 40 min
    Energy content 118 Wh
    Battery life BGA 56 1) 18 min
    Weight 1,2 kg
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION

    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
    Battery life MSA 120 C-BQ 1) 15 min
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Battery life HSA 56 1) 30 min
    Battery life FSA 56 1) 20 min
    Energy content 59 Wh
    Battery life BGA 56 1) 9 min
    Weight 0,8 kg
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION

    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
    Battery life MSA 120 C-BQ 1) 55 min
    Battery life MSA 140 C-BQ 1) 45 min
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Battery life HSA 56 1) 120 min
    Battery life FSA 56 1) 60 min
    Energy content 180 Wh
    Weight 1,3 kg
    Battery life BGA 56 1) 30 min
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION

    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. VIKING reserves the right to make changes to technical specifications and equipment.

Documents

Owners manuals and safety brochures

Owners manuals

STIHL MSA 120 C (D) Download PDF, 3,1 MB

Safety brochures

Sicheres Arbeiten mit dem Trennschleifer (D) Download PDF, 1,3 MB
Sicheres Arbeiten mit der Heckenschere (D) Download PDF, 764 KB
Sicheres Arbeiten mit der Motorsäge (D) Download PDF, 1011,7 KB
Sicheres Arbeiten mit einem Reinigungsystem (D) Download PDF, 935,7 KB
Sicheres Arbeiten mit Motorsense und Freischneider (D) Download PDF, 810,1 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
  • The languages ​​contained in the document are also displayed in brackets, for example (GB) = English

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