Part of the STIHL Lightning Battery System™ line of products, the HSA 56 hedge trimmer delivers exceptional performance and value. It is portable and lightweight at only 8.1 lbs. (including battery), while also packing a performance punch. It features a high cutting speed of 2,800 strokes per minute, slicing through overgrown hedges with minimal vibration. Trim the length of three football fields on a single charge – that’s up to 1,000 feet. And when you’re done, just hang it on the wall from its onboard hanging slot. It’s a great STIHL AK Series hedge trimmer for suburban yard care. The HSA 56 hedge trimmer bundle comes standard with the AK 10 battery and AL 101 battery charger. The HSA 56 is also available as a stand-alone unit without battery and charger.
Usage claim tested and verified by an independent third-party test laboratory. Run time may vary based on battery type, charge level and capacity, model, operating style and conditions.
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Part of the STIHL Lightning Battery System™ line of products, the HSA 56 hedge trimmer delivers exceptional performance and value. It is portable and lightweight at only 8.1 lbs. (including battery), while also packing a performance punch. It features a high cutting speed of 2,800 strokes per minute, slicing through ov... + Read More
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Double-Sided Cutting Blades STIHL hedge trimmers with double-sided cutting blades cut both directions.
Two-Handed Design Equipment with this feature is easily started by activating switches on the loop handle and the rear handle at the same time. The two-handed design is suitable for both left and right-handed users.
Ergonomic Loop Handle The ergonomic loop handle is ideal for making cuts in any direction.
Tip Protector The tip protector makes cutting near the ground or along walls easier while protecting the trimmer’s cutters from damage.
Functional Design The housing has smooth surfaces and round contours that help to keep it from getting caught on branches during use. The design also makes cleaning easy.
Blade Scabbard The blade cover helps protect the cutting blade during storage and transport.
Vertical Hanging Slot The built-in hanging slot allows for easy storage when not in use.
Laser-Cut Diamond-Ground Blades Each blade is laser cut and ground using diamond discs. The hardened cutting edges are highly resilient and remain sharp for a longer period of time.
HSA 56 Specifications - Occasional Use
w/o Battery 2.9 kg (6.4 lbs.) w/ AK 10 3.7 kg (8.1 lbs.)
18" (45.7 cm)
STROKES PER MINUTE
RUN TIME (w/ AK 20)
Up to 80 minutes
RUN TIME (w/ AK 10)
Up to 40 minutes
30 mm (1.1 in)
Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.