MSA 140 C-BQ Set -
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MSA 140 C-BQ Set

General

MSA 140 C-BQ
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The perfect tool for pruning branches and cutting firewood, the MSA 140 C-BQ has all the features of the the MSA 120 C-BQ with up to 25% more cutting performance. Powered by a maintenance free EC motor and 36 V Lithium-Ion technology, this compact saw will ease its way through sawing jobs around the garden and property. Weighing in at a low 2.6 kg and perfectly balanced, the chainsaw is comfortable to handle, even for extended periods. The Quick Chain Tensioning system allows for tool-less and hassle-free tightening of the chain. Simple operating controls make this a versatile choice for all users. The saw also features a soft grip handle, a QuickStop Super chain brake and a transparent oil tank with viewing window. The high cutting performance and precise finish is due to a 1/4" PM3 saw chain. This set features an AK30 battery and AL 101 charger.

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Price

* Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

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.

Technical data

MSA 140 C-BQ

Technical data

Cordless Technology Lithium-Ion COMPACT
Voltage V 36
Weight kg 1) 2.6
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch/type Picco Micro 3 (PM3)
Run time with AK 20 min 2) 25
Run time with AK 30 min 2) 45
Recommended battery AK 30
Weight without battery kg 2.2
Weight kg 3) 2.6
Vibration levels left/right m/s² 4) 4.3/4.8
Sound power level dB(A) 5) 94
Chain gauge 1/4"P
Bar length " 12
Oil tank volume cm3 110
Battery life AK 10 min 6) up to 18
Run time with AK20 battery at 100% charge min 6) up to 40
Recommended bar length cm/inch 30cm/12"

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

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

MSA 140 C-BQ

Standard features

  • AL 101 charger Zoom
    AL 101 charger

    Charger for the STIHL Compact Cordless System. With operating mode indicator (LED) and cable tie with Velcro tape. The charger can be wall mounted if required.

  • 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.

  • Quiet technology Zoom
    Quiet technology

    The STIHL Compact Cordless System tools are so quiet you don't even need to wear ear protection.

  • STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning (B) Zoom
    STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning (B)

    The STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning system (B) makes it very easy to tension the chain. Simply release the sprocket cover and turn the thumb wheel to set the optimum tension. No tools needed.

  • 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%.

  • QuickStop Super Chain brake (Q) Zoom
    QuickStop Super Chain brake (Q)

    Additional braking system for increased safety, designed by STIHL. The chain does not only stop if kickback is sufficiently strong or during active actuation of the front hand guard, but also when you release the rear handle. Chain over run is stopped within seconds, helping to protect the user.

  • Neutral battery position Zoom
    Neutral battery position

    The battery can be inserted into the tool in 2 stages. In the first neutral position, the battery is secured in the tool but does not connect with the contacts, allowing for safe transport. In the second operating position, the battery is completely inserted allowing for full operation of the tool.

  • Transparent chain oil tank Zoom
    Transparent chain oil tank

    The transparent tank allows the chain oil level to be easily checked without having to remove the oil filler cap.

  • Comfortable control handle Zoom
    Comfortable control handle

    The soft black rear control handle ensures a safe and secure grip when in use. The control lever features a interlock system for added safety.

  • Designed for comfort Zoom
    Designed for comfort

    The ergonomically shaped front handle and soft rear control handle allow for a comfortable and stable grip in all working positions.

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

MSA 140 C-BQ

Accessories

    • Carry bag for battery accessories Zoom
      Carry bag for battery accessories

      Soft bag for safe transport and storage of up to 2 x STIHL Li-ion batteries and 1 x STIHL charger.

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Carry bag for chainsaws Zoom
      Carry bag for chainsaws

      Made from sturdy nylon. For safe storage and transport of all chainsaws with bar lengths up to 45cm / 18". With small additional pocket.

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • 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).

    Technical data
    Battery life HSA 56 1) 30 min
    Battery life FSA 56 1) 20 min
    Battery life BGA 56 1) 9 min
    Battery life MSA 120 C-BQ 1) 15 min
    Battery life time MSA 140 C-BQ 2) 15 min
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Battery weight 0.8 kg
    Battery energy 54 Wh
    Rated voltage (V) 36 V

    1) Running times depend on the conditions of use and may vary
    2) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • AK 20 battery Zoom
      AK 20 battery

      36 V, Lithium-Ion battery for the Compact Cordless System and a capacity of 118 Wh. Battery life depends on the device type. With charge level indicator (LED).

    Technical data
    Battery life HSA 56 1) 80 min
    Battery life FSA 56 1) 40 min
    Battery life BGA 56 1) 18 min
    Battery life MSA 120 C-BQ 1) 35 min
    Battery life time MSA 140 C-BQ 2) 35 min
    Battery cell technology Lithium-Ion
    Battery weight 1.2 kg
    Battery energy 108 Wh
    Rated voltage (V) 36 V

    1) Running times depend on the conditions of use and may vary
    2) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • 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 300 and AL 500 chargers.

    Technical data
    Battery life HSA 56 1) 120 min
    Battery life FSA 56 1) 60 min
    Battery life BGA 56 1) 30 min
    Battery life MSA 120 C-BQ 1) 55 min
    Battery life time MSA 140 C-BQ 2) 45 min
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Battery weight 1.3 kg
    Battery energy 180 Wh
    Rated voltage (V) 36 V

    1) Running times depend on the conditions of use and may vary
    2) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • AL 101 charger Zoom
      AL 101 charger

      230 V charger compatible with STIHL AP and AK batteries. With operating mode indicator (LED) and passive battery cooling. Cable tie with Velcro strap. The charger can be wall mounted if required.

    Technical data
    Weight 0.7 kg
    Charge time - AK 10 battery 1) 80 min
    Charge time - AK 20 battery 2) 150 min
    Charge time - AK 30 battery 2) 205 min
    Charging time AP 100 3) 90 min
    Charging time AP 200 3) 165 min
    Charging time AP 300 3) 250 min
    Charging current 1.6 A
    Power output 0.1 kW
    Protection class II

    1) Charge time in minutes to 100% capacity
    2) Charge time in minutes to 100 % capacity
    3) Up to 100 % capacity

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • AL 300 Quick charger Zoom
      AL 300 Quick charger

      Quick charger for STIHL Lithium-ion batteries. With operating mode indicator and active battery cooling. The quick charger will fully charge an AP 100 battery in 50 minutes, AP 200 in 55 minutes and AP 300 in 75 minutes.

    Technical data
    Charge time - AK 10 battery 1) 0 min
    Charge time - AK 20 battery 2) 0 min
    Charge time - AK 30 battery 2) 0 min
    Weight 3) 1.2 kg
    Charging time AP 100 4) 50 min
    Charging time AP 200 4) 55 min
    Charging time AP 300 4) 75 min
    Power output 0.3 kW
    Protection class II
    Charging current 6.5 A

    1) Charge time in minutes to 100% capacity
    2) Charge time in minutes to 100 % capacity
    3) 0
    4) Up to 100 % capacity

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • AL 500 Hi-speed charger Zoom
      AL 500 Hi-speed charger

      The quickest charger for STIHL Lithium-ion batteries. With operating mode indicator and active battery cooling. The quick charger will fully charge all the AP (Lithium-Ion PRO) batteries in 35 minutes. The AL 500 is highly recommended to charge the AR 2000 (130 min) and AR 3000 (160 min) backpack batteries.

    Technical data
    Weight 1) 1.3 kg
    Weight 1.3 kg
    Charging time AP 100 2) 0 min
    Charging time AP 200 2) 35 min
    Charging time AP 300 2) 35 min
    Power output 0.6 kW
    Protection class II
    Charging current 12 A

    1) 0
    2) Up to 100 % capacity

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • 2-in-1 EasyFile Zoom
      2-in-1 EasyFile

      Practical tool for quickly sharpening the teeth and depth gauge in a single action, significantly reducing chain maintenance time. The sturdy frame allows for a smooth filing action with highly accurate results. All the files are easily replaceable. For 1/4" P, 3/8" P, .325", 3/8" and .404" saw chains. Includes round and flat files.

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Picco Micro 3 (PM3), 1/4 Zoom
      Picco Micro 3 (PM3), 1/4" P 1.1 mm

      Exclusive to STIHL: This saw chain was specially designed for light, compact chainsaws and ensures less kickback and lower vibration levels. It combines exceptional cutting performance and quality with great user comfort. The 1/4" Picco chain features a flat and narrow design as well as the small chain pitch.

    Technical data
    Chain pitch 6.35mm/1/4"P
    Drive link thickness 1.1mm/.043"
    Required File size 3.2mm / 1/8"

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    • Picco Micro 3 (PM3), 1/4" P 1.1 mm 30 cm / 12", 64 drive links £18.76 *

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Rollomatic E Mini 1/4 Zoom
      Rollomatic E Mini 1/4"

      The combination of this particularly narrow guide bar with the 1/4" Picco chain (designed especially for cordless chainsaws and the MS 150 / MS150 T), offers considerable savings in weight coupled with improved cutting performance. Like all STIHL guide bars, it is made of high-grade chrome molybdenum steel.

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

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.

Documents

Owners manuals and safety brochures

STIHL MSA 120 C, MSA 140 C (GB) Download PDF, 3.5 MB
STIHL MSA 140 C (GB) Download PDF, 3 MB

Notes:

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

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