Selection Battery Electric Chainsaw

MSA 160 Battery Chainsaw Tool Only

RELIABLE BATTERY CHAINSAW, WITH A 30 CM / 12" BAR LENGTH

General

Whether you want to saw firewood, fell fruit trees or do some woodwork: With the STIHL MSA 160 C-B cordless chainsaw, you are ideally equipped for work in domestic environments, horticulture and landscape maintenance or in trades. As the engine is quiet and emissions-free in operation, you can use this powerhouse in noise-sensitive areas and even enclosed spaces.

The STIHL MSA 160 C-B chainsaw is a powerhouse among cordless chainsaws. The direct transmission of power to the STIHL 1/4” PM3 saw chain, along with the intelligently controlled engine performance, ensure excellent cutting power, even for thicker branches and beams. Designed to have a small number of electrical components, the saw is impressively lightweight considering the performance it offers. It weighs just 3.1 kg (without the battery), ensuring you can work effortlessly even for longer periods. Other features of the STIHL MSA 160 C-B cordless chainsaw:

  • With STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning, you can tension the chain safely and easily, even without tools.
  • While the QuickStop Super braking system increases safety at work.

The recommended AP 200 battery gives you up to 42 minutes of run time, so you'll have plenty of time to get the job done!

  • Run time on recommended AP 200 battery: Up to 42 minutes
  • Run time on AP 300 battery: Up to 50 minutes

For more information about our STIHL Cordless Tools please see our Battery FAQ's for further information.

NEVER-ENDING POWER PROMO
Get a free second AP 200 Battery (worth $199) when you buy the MSA 160 C-B and AP 200 Battery Pack.
Promotion ends 17 June 2024

$525.00*

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* Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

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 Stockist for further information.

Technical data

Technical data

Technical data Value
Cutting length cm 30
Bar length in 12
Weight kg 1) 3,5
Rated voltage V 36

1) excluding battery

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 Stockist for further information.

Features

Standard features

  • STIHL QUICK CHAIN TENSIONING (B) Zoom
    STIHL QUICK CHAIN TENSIONING (B)

    With STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning, it's easy to adjust the saw chain without tools and without coming into contact with the sharp saw chain itself. Just release the sprocket cover and turn the adjusting wheel to set the optimum tension.

  • SOFT GRIP ERGO LEVER Zoom
    SOFT GRIP ERGO LEVER

    The operating handle of this tool is soft, providing a comfortable and secure grip. The soft grip is particularly advantageous in wet conditions, improving overall control. Additionally, the ergo lever streamlines your work by eliminating the need to continuously unlock the device while working, as long as one hand remains on the rear handle.

  • POTENTIOMETER LEVER FUNCTION Zoom
    POTENTIOMETER LEVER FUNCTION

    With the potentiometer control lever, you have the ability to seamlessly regulate the speed of your chainsaw. Effortlessly control and fine-tune the power output of the chainsaw according to your needs, providing you with enhanced control and precision during operation

  • TWO-HANDED OPERATION Zoom
    TWO-HANDED OPERATION

    The ergonomically shaped handle and comfortable rear control handle with soft components on your STIHL chainsaw enable comfortable, effortless, and safe operation in all positions, thanks to the two-handed design.

  • ERGONOMIC UNLOCK BUTTON Zoom
    ERGONOMIC UNLOCK BUTTON

    FOR SAFE STARTING. By pressing the unlock button, you can enable controlled operation of the power tool. Only after it has been pressed is it possible to operate the trigger button. Activation is indicated by a flashing LED. After that, you must start working within 5 seconds or the power tool will switch off again. This prevents the power tool from starting unintentionally when stationary, for example during transport or maintenance.

  • EC MOTOR Zoom
    EC MOTOR

    The electronically controlled EC motor permanently monitors the load and adjusts the engine accordingly, making it very energy efficient and practically maintenance free. The power of the battery is optimised to enhance the performance. During operation, the electronically controlled EC motor permanently monitors the load and adjusts the engine accordingly.

  • TOOL-FREE OIL TANK CAP Zoom
    TOOL-FREE OIL TANK CAP

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

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 Stockist for further information.

Accessories

Accessories

    • AP 200 PRO Battery Zoom
      AP 200 PRO Battery

      The STIHL AP-System supports you in your daily garden, landscape and tree maintenance tasks. The matching AP lithium-ion batteries help you to use STIHL cordless power tools even for demanding tasks. Four LED lights ensure that you are always informed of the battery charge level.

      STIHL AP batteries with a nominal voltage of 36 V can be recharged using STIHL AL cordless quick chargers or the STIHL AL 101 cordless standard charger.

      STIHL AP batteries have the following energy capacities:

      • AP 100 (item no. 48504006550) with 94 Wh battery power, 0.9 kg weight
      • AP 200 (item no. 48504006560) with 187 Wh battery power, 1.3 kg weight
      • AP 300 (item no. 48504006570) with 227 Wh battery power, 1.8 kg weight
      • AP 300 S (item no. 48504006580) with 281 Wh battery power, 1.8 kg weight
      • AP 500 S (item no. EA014006500) with 337 Wh battery power, 2.0 kg weight

      In our overview of battery life and charging times, you can see how long you can work with your STIHL cordless power tool and how long the inserted AP battery takes to charge. You can also see in the overview which AP battery is recommended for your STIHL power tool.

      Note: the AP 200 battery is certified in accordance with protection class IPX4.

      CURRENT PROMOTION

      Get 3x free AP 200 Batteries when you buy 1x AL 301 Charger and 4x AP 200 Batteries.

      Get 4x free AP 200 Batteries and 1x AL 301 Charger when you buy 2x AL 301 Charger and 8x AP 200 Batteries.

      Promotion ends 17 June 2024

    Technical data Value
    Weight 1,3 kg
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Battery Capacity 1) 187 W·h
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION

    1) Power capacity according to the specifications of the cell manufacturer. The actual power capacity available during operation is lower, to increase service life

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    Price

    * Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

    • AP 300 PRO Battery Zoom
      AP 300 PRO Battery

      Very powerful lithium-ion batteries with charge level indicator (four LEDs). 227 Wh battery power.

    Technical data Value
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Weight 1,8 kg
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Battery Capacity 1) 227 W·h
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION

    1) Power capacity according to the specifications of the cell manufacturer. The actual power capacity available during operation is lower, to increase service life

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

    • AP 300 S PRO Battery Zoom
      AP 300 S PRO Battery

      The STIHL AP-System supports you in your daily garden, landscape and tree maintenance tasks. The matching AP lithium-ion batteries help you to use STIHL cordless power tools even for demanding tasks. Four LED lights ensure that you are always informed of the battery charge level.

      STIHL AP batteries with a nominal voltage of 36 V can be recharged using STIHL AL cordless quick chargers or the STIHL AL 101 cordless standard charger.

      STIHL AP batteries have the following energy capacities:

      • AP 100 (item no. 48504006550) with 94 Wh battery power, 0.9 kg weight
      • AP 200 (item no. 48504006560) with 187 Wh battery power, 1.3 kg weight
      • AP 300 (item no. 48504006570) with 227 Wh battery power, 1.8 kg weight
      • AP 300 S (item no. 48504006580) with 281 Wh battery power, 1.8 kg weight
      • AP 500 S (item no. EA014006500) with 337 Wh battery power, 2.0 kg weight

      In our overview of battery life and charging times, you can see how long you can work with your STIHL cordless power tool and how long the inserted AP battery takes to charge. You can also see in the overview which AP battery is recommended for your STIHL power tool.

      Note: the AP 300 S battery is certified in accordance with protection class IPX4.

      CURRENT PROMOTION

      Get 3x free AP 300 S Batteries when you buy 1x AL 301 Charger and 4x AP 300 S Batteries.

      Get 4x free AP 300 S Batteries and 1x AL 301 Charger when you buy 2x AL 301 Charger and 8x AP 300 S Batteries.

      Promotion ends 17 June 2024

    Technical data Value
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Weight 1,8 kg
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Battery Capacity 1) 281 W·h

    1) Power capacity according to the specifications of the cell manufacturer. The actual power capacity available during operation is lower, to increase service life

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

    • AL 101 Battery Charger Zoom
      AL 101 Battery Charger

      230 V. Compatible with STIHL AP and AK batteries. With charge level indicator (LED). Cord wrap with velcro. Wall mounting possible. For more information about our STIHL Cordless Tools please see our Battery FAQ's for further information.

    Technical data Value
    Charging current 1,6 A
    Rated voltage 240 V
    Weight 0,7 kg
    Power consumption 75,00 kW

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

    • AL 301 Fast Battery Charger Zoom
      AL 301 Fast Battery Charger

      You can use the STIHL AL quick battery charger to ensure you lose as little time as possible when charging batteries. All STIHL AK batteries, STIHL AP batteries and STIHL AR batteries can be quickly recharged with the STIHL AL quick battery charger. Active battery cooling protects the batteries during charging. The operating status display uses an LED to indicate how far the charging process has progressed.

      The lightweight and compact STIHL AL quick battery charger has a nominal voltage of 36 V and works with corresponding charging currents for very fast charging times. The STIHL quick charger with practical cable rewind can also be attached to the wall.

      3 variants of the STIHL AL quick charger are available:

      • AL 301 (item no. EA094305500), up to 6.5 A charging current, 1.2 kg weight
      • AL 500 (item no. 48504305700), charging current up to 12 A, 1.3 kg weight
      • AL 501 (item no. EA094305712), charging current up to 12 A, 1.3 kg weight

      You can find out more about safety standards for our batteries in our STIHL guide to charging lithium-ion batteries.

      NEVER-ENDING POWER PROMO

      Get 4x free AP 200 Batteries and 1x AL 301 Charger when you buy 2x AL 301 Charger and 8x AP 200 Batteries.

      Get 4x free AP 200 Batteries and 1x AL 301 Charger when you buy 2x AL 301 Charger and 8x AP 200 Batteries.

      Get 3x free AP 300 S Batteries when you buy 1x AL 301 Charger and 4x AP 300 S Batteries.

      Get 4x free AP 300 S Batteries and 1x AL 301 Charger when you buy 2x AL 301 Charger and 8x AP 300 S Batteries.

      Promotion ends 17 June 2024

    Technical data Value
    Rated current 2,3 A
    Weight 1) 1,2 kg

    1) 0

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    Price

    * Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

    • AL 500 Super Fast Battery Charger Zoom
      AL 500 Super Fast Battery Charger

      Hi-speed charger for STIHL professional lithium-ion batteries, the AP 200, AP 300 and AR 900. The AL 500 can be wall mounted for convenient storage. For more information about our STIHL Cordless Tools please see our Battery FAQ's for further information.

    Technical data Value
    Rated voltage 220-240 V
    Weight 1) 1,3 kg
    Power consumption 570,0 kW
    Rated current 2,6 A
    Charging current 12 A

    1) 0

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

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 Stockist for further information.