FSA 85 tool only - Powerful and light cordless grass trimmer
Selection Cordless Li-Ion grass trimmers and brushcutters

FSA 85 tool only

Powerful and light cordless grass trimmer

General

FSA 85
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The FSA 85 cordless string trimmer is light, quiet and powerful, making it perfect for use in large gardens and noise-sensitive areas. Thanks to the cordless technology, starting this perfectly balanced string trimmer is easier than ever. Fitted with an easy-to-use AutoCut C 4-2 nylon line mowing head, trimming lawn edges and mowing smaller areas is a breeze. The practical spacer bracket that the FSA 85 cordless string trimmer has allows you to easily trim around obstacles, trees and bushes with great ease without damaging them. Once you’ve finished trimming the grass, you can save space by using the hanging loop to hang your cordless grass string trimmer securely to a wall. The AP battery that is needed for the FSA 85 is compatible with all other STIHL PRO Cordless power tools, and there is a range of batteries to choose from depending on how long you need to use the tools for.

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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

FSA 85

Technical data

Recommended battery AP 300
Standard cutting tool AutoCut C 4-2
Run time AP 100 min 1) up to 18
Run time with AP 200 min 1) up to 36
Run time with AP 300 min 1) up to 45
Run time with AR 2000 min 1) up to 180
Run time with AR 3000 min 1) up to 220
Weight without battery kg 2) 2.8
Cutting tool AutoCut C4-2
Sound pressure level dB(A) 3) 77
Sound power level dB(A) 3) 94
Vibration value, left m/s2 4) 1.4
Vibration value, right m/s2 4) 0.8
Weight kg 2.8
Total length cm 5) 165
Protection class III / III

1) Run times may vary depending on the application
2) Without battery and charger
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
4) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
5) Without cutting attachment

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

FSA 85

Standard features

  • Handle Zoom
    Handle

    With the thumb screw, the pre-assembled, ergonomic loop handle can be adjusted to the desired position without tools.

  • Hanging loop Zoom
    Hanging loop

    Hang your cordless brushcutter securely on a wall to save space using the loop in the handle housing.

  • Spacer bracket Zoom
    Spacer bracket

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

  • Safety locking button Zoom
    Safety locking button

    All STIHL battery products have a locking button with which you can lock the device. This prevents the grass trimmer starting unintentionally when a live battery is inserted.

  • 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.

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

FSA 85

Accessories

    • AP 100 Zoom
      NEWAP 100

      Compatible with the STIHL cordless power system. Light weight 36v Lithium-Ion PRO battery with charge level indicator (four LEDs). 94 Wh battery energy, weight 0.8 kg.

    Technical data
    Battery weight 0.9 kg
    Energy content 1) 94 Wh
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Capacity 2.4 ah
    Charge voltage 42 V
    Temperature range 5-40 °C
    Discharge temperature range -10-50 °C
    Nominal cell capacity (according to manufacturer) 2.6 Ah

    1) Energieinhalt gemäß Zellherstellerspezifikation. Zur Erhöhung der Lebensdauer ist der in der tatsächlichen Anwendung zur Verfügung stehende Energieinhalt geringer.

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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.

    • AP 200 Zoom
      NEWAP 200

      36 V, 4.8 ah Lithium-Ion battery. The AP 200 offers excellent run times on our cordless tools. The battery has an integrated LED charge indicator, clearly displaying as and when the battery needs charging. Compatible with the AL 101, AL 300 and AL 500 charger unit. Click on the technical data tab to learn more about individual machine run times.

    Technical data
    Battery weight 1.3 kg
    Energy content 1) 187 Wh
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Capacity 4.8 ah
    Charge voltage 42 V
    Temperature range 5-40 °C
    Discharge temperature range -10-50 °C
    Nominal cell capacity (according to manufacturer) 2.6 Ah

    1) Energieinhalt gemäß Zellherstellerspezifikation. Zur Erhöhung der Lebensdauer ist der in der tatsächlichen Anwendung zur Verfügung stehende Energieinhalt geringer.

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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.

    • AP 300 Zoom
      NEWAP 300

      Powerful 36 V, 6.0 ah Lithium-Ion battery. The AP 300 is STIHL's most powerful handheld battery, offering increased run times for those bigger jobs. The battery has an integrated LED charge indicator, clearly displaying as and when the battery needs charging. Compatible with the AL 101, AL 300 and AL 500 charger unit. Click on the technical data tab to learn more about individual machine run times.

    Technical data
    Battery weight 1.8 kg
    Energy content 1) 227 Wh
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Rated voltage 36 V
    Capacity 6 ah
    Charge voltage 42 V
    Temperature range 5-40 °C
    Discharge temperature range -10-50 °C
    Nominal cell capacity (according to manufacturer) 2.1 Ah

    1) Energieinhalt gemäß Zellherstellerspezifikation. Zur Erhöhung der Lebensdauer ist der in der tatsächlichen Anwendung zur Verfügung stehende Energieinhalt geringer.

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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.

    • AR 1000 backpack battery Zoom
      AR 1000 backpack battery

      Backpack lithium-ion batteries with big capacity for longer running times. Sturdy housing with base and charge level indicator (six LEDs), comfortable and ergonomically harness with integrated carry handle and rain protection cover. 626 Wh battery energy, weight 5.5 kg.

    Technical data
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Energy content 1) 626 Wh
    Battery life BGA 85 2) 65 min
    Battery life FSA 65 2) 200 min
    Battery life FSA 85 2) 120 min
    Battery life FSA 90 2) 120 min
    Battery life FSA 90 R 2) 80 min
    Battery life time KMA 130 with Mowing head (Stage 1/Stage 2/Stage 3) 3) 100/63/50 min
    Battery life time KMA 130 with Mowing blade (Stage 1/Stage 2/Stage 3) 3) 200/130/100 min
    Battery life MSA 160 C-BQ 2) 125 min
    Battery life MSA 200 C-BQ 2) 110 min
    Battery life HTA 65 4) 125 min
    Battery life HSA 66 5) 450 min
    Battery life HSA 86 5) 450 min
    Working time HLA 65 3) 450 min
    Battery life HLA 85 4) 450 min
    Battery life TSA 230 4) 50 min
    Capacity 16.6 ah
    Charge voltage 41 V
    Battery weight 4.3 kg
    Temperature range 5-40 °C
    Rated voltage 36 V

    1) Energy content according to cell manufacturer specification. To increase the service life, the energy content available in the actual application is lower.
    2) Battery run times are approximate and may vary depending on application
    3) Battery run times are approximate and may vary depending on application
    4) Battery life times depend on the conditions of use and may vary
    5) Running times depend on the conditions of use and may vary

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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.

    • AR 2000 backpack battery Zoom
      AR 2000 backpack battery

      Backpack lithium-ion batteries with high capacity for longer running times. Sturdy housing with base and charge level indicator (six LEDs), comfortable and ergonomic harness with integrated carry handle and rain protection cover. 916 Wh battery energy, weight 7.8 kg.

    Technical data
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION PRO
    Energy content 1) 916 Wh
    Battery life BGA 85 2) 90 min
    Battery run time BGA 100 (Stage 2/Stage 3) 3) 130/80 min
    Battery life FSA 65 2) 330 min
    Battery life FSA 85 2) 160 min
    Battery life FSA 90 2) 180 min
    Battery life time KMA 130 with Mowing head (Stage 1/Stage 2/Stage 3) 3) 150/90/75 min
    Battery life time KMA 130 with Mowing blade (Stage 1/Stage 2/Stage 3) 3) 300/190/150 min
    Battery life MSA 160 C-BQ 2) 180 min
    Battery life MSA 200 C-BQ 2) 160 min
    Battery life HTA 65 4) 180 min
    Battery life HSA 66 5) 660 min
    Battery life HSA 86 5) 660 min
    Working time HLA 65 3) 660 min
    Battery life HLA 85 4) 660 min
    Capacity 21.8 ah
    Discharge temperature range -10-50 °C
    Charge voltage 41 V
    Battery weight 6.5 kg
    Temperature range 5-40 °C
    Rated voltage 36 V

    1) Energy content according to cell manufacturer specification. To increase the service life, the energy content available in the actual application is lower.
    2) Battery run times are approximate and may vary depending on application
    3) Battery run times are approximate and may vary depending on application
    4) Battery life times depend on the conditions of use and may vary
    5) Running times depend on the conditions of use and may vary

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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.

    • AR 3000 backpack battery Zoom
      AR 3000 backpack battery

      Highest capacity lithium-ion backpack battery (1148 Wh) for longer running times. With a six LED charge level indicator, you will always know how much time you have left before needing to re-charge the unit. Sturdy housing with integrated carry handle and comfortable harness with lap belt and central buckle. Connection cable with plug (for use with BGA 100) and AP adapter. Ideally suited to those bigger jobs, especially in more noise sensitive areas. Click on the technical data tab to learn more about individual machine run times.

    Technical data
    Battery cell technology LITHIUM-ION
    Weight 8.2 kg
    Energy content 1) 1.148 Wh
    Battery life BGA 85 2) 115 min
    Battery run time BGA 100 (Stage 2/Stage 3) 3) 160/100 min
    Battery life FSA 65 2) 400 min
    Battery life FSA 85 2) 200 min
    Battery life FSA 90 2) 220 min
    Battery life FSA 90 R 2) 150 min
    Battery life time KMA 130 with Mowing head (Stage 1/Stage 2/Stage 3) 3) 190/115/90 min
    Battery life time KMA 130 with Mowing blade (Stage 1/Stage 2/Stage 3) 3) 370/240/190 min
    Battery life MSA 160 C-BQ 2) 230 min
    Battery life MSA 200 C-BQ 2) 200 min
    Battery life HTA 65 4) 230 min
    Battery life HSA 65 5) 800 min
    Battery life HSA 66 5) 800 min
    Battery life HSA 86 5) 800 min
    Working time HLA 65 3) 800 min
    Battery life HLA 85 4) 800 min
    Capacity 29.3 ah
    Battery power / capacity 5) 1.148 Wh
    Battery voltage 36 V
    Discharge temperature range -10-50 °C
    Charge voltage 41 V
    Battery weight 6.8 kg
    Temperature range 5-40 °C
    Rated voltage 36 V

    1) Energy content according to cell manufacturer specification. To increase the service life, the energy content available in the actual application is lower.
    2) Battery run times are approximate and may vary depending on application
    3) Battery run times are approximate and may vary depending on application
    4) Battery life times depend on the conditions of use and may vary
    5) Running times depend on the conditions of use and may vary

    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.

    •  AP belt bag with power cable Zoom
      AP belt bag with power cable

      Makes it possible to transfer energy between a STIHL AP battery and a tool with a socket. Can be combined with the battery belt carrying system with harness. Cable length: 120 cm. With integrated electronics for overload switching with acoustic signals.

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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.

    • Battery belt with harness Zoom
      NEWBattery belt with harness

      Sturdy and ergonomically shaped belt with comfortable harness for weight distribution across hips and shoulders. Reduced total weight in the hand, as the battery in the AP holster with connecting cable is worn on the belt. Power is transmitted in combination with additional accessories, such as by the AP holster with connecting cable for tools with a socket, and additionally with an AP adapter for tools with a battery slot.

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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.

    • Spacer bracket Zoom
      Spacer bracket

      Spacer bracket for mowing along obstacles, trees and shrubs.

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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.

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

      For covering the battery slot on any STIHL cordless machine. Protects against dust and dirt during long storage periods.

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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 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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    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 FSA 65, 85 (D, DK, E, F, FIN, GB, GR, H, I, N, NL, P, PL, S) Download PDF, 27.7 MB

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