FSA 85 Cordless Grass Trimmer
FSA 85 Cordless Grass Trimmer
FSA 85 Cordless Grass Trimmer
FSA 85 Cordless Grass Trimmer

FSA 85 Cordless Grass Trimmer

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The FSA 85 is a powerful cordless grass trimmer for trimming around obstacles and for mowing larger areas of lawn.

The 350mm cutting diameter means you can get the job done in no time, whilst the variable speed gives you precise control whenever you need it, so you can slow it down for more intricate jobs, such as mowing in smaller spaces and around bushes and trees.

The FSA 85 is so quiet to use, you won't even need to wear ear defenders either so you certainly won't annoy the neighbours. It's also very simple to extend the mowing line from the AutoCut C 4-2 head - just bump it on the ground and the mowing line automatically extends.

The FSA 85 is part of our PRO Cordless range of tools and uses AP-series interchangeable batteries - it is not compatible with AK batteries in the COMPACT Cordless System.

  • Run time on recommended AP 100 battery: Up to 18 minutes
  • Run time on AP 200 battery: Up to 36 minutes
  • Run time on AP 300 battery: Up to 45 minutes


Adjustable handle Adjustable handle

The rubberised loop handle is easily adjusted to the perfect position for you.

Hanging loop Hanging loop

Save space in your garage or shed by using the handy hanging loop to store your FSA 65

Safety locking button Safety locking button

This safety feature means that you can't accidentally start the machine even when the battery has been inserted.

Charge level indicator on the battery Charge level indicator on the battery

Quickly check how much charge you have left on the battery, with the LED display. Just press the button to see if you need to pop the battery on charge.

Spacer bracket Spacer bracket

The spacer bracket is great for mowing along walls and around trees and bushes.


QWhat type of cutting attachment does this use?

A: The FSA 85 uses an AutoCut C 4-2 mowing head, with 2.0mm mowing line.

QHow long does the battery last?

A: The battery will last up to 36 minutes using the recommended AP 200 battery, depending on what you are trimming.

QHow long does it take to charge the battery?

A: To fully charge the recommended AP 200 battery, using the AL 300 charger, it takes 55 minutes, or to charge it up to 80%, it takes 40 minutes.

QWhat size garden will it maintain?

A: The FSA 85 is perfect for larger gardens.

QWhat battery does it use?

A: The tool is powered by a 36V Lithium-Ion battery.

QAre the batteries interchangeable?

A: Yes, they are interchangeable with other tools in the PRO Cordless range that use the AP-series batteries. They are not interchangeable with the COMPACT Cordless System tools which use the AK-series batteries.

QHow long is the FSA 85?

A: It is 165cm long without the cutting tool.


#1Cleaning your FSA 85

When you have finished using the trimmer, remove the battery and clean using a damp cloth or soft brush.

#2Storing your FSA 85

Store your FSA 85 in a clean and dry area and keep out of the reach of children at all times. We recommend that you store any batteries with around 40%-60% charge (2 green LEDs), ideally within a temperature range of 0 to 50 degrees centigrade.

#3Make the most of your mowing line To get the most of your mowing line, simply pop it in a bucket of water for 12-24 hours before using it to make it more flexible and less likely to break.

Technical Specifications

Recommended battery AP 200
Standard cutting tool AutoCut C 4-2
Run time with 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
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

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 / s²
>5) Without cutting attachment

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