HSA 86 Cordless Hedge Trimmer
HSA 86 Cordless Hedge Trimmer
HSA 86 Cordless Hedge Trimmer
HSA 86 Cordless Hedge Trimmer
HSA 86 Cordless Hedge Trimmer
HSA 86 Cordless Hedge Trimmer

HSA 86 Cordless Hedge Trimmer

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The HSA 86 gives you a powerful performance and precise cut, without the need to wear ear defenders.

This battery-powered hedge trimmer comes with a choice of a 45cm blade or a 62cm blade, so you can pick the perfect tool for your garden. Both models have 33mm tooth spacing, and double-sided, double edged cutting blades to get through the thickest hedges with ease.

It also features a screw-on tip protector and cutting guard to protect the blades and you!

The HSA 86 is part of our AP System range of tools and uses AP interchangeable batteries - it is not compatible with the AK batteries in the AK System.

  • Run time on recommended AP 200 battery: Up to 144 minutes
  • Run time on AP 300 battery: Up to 180 minutes


Blade tip protector Blade tip protector

The HSA 86 is fitted with a tip protector to protect the blades from any damage when cutting near to the ground or along walls.

Hanging eyelet Hanging eyelet

The HSA 86 can be easily stored in the garage or shed using the eyelet built in to the handle.

Double-sided, double-edged cutting blade in two lengths Double-sided, double-edged cutting blade
in two lengths

The double-sided, double-edged cutting blades will get through the thickest hedges with the minimum of fuss.

Powerful performance with low noise Powerful performance with low noise

The HSA 86 is quiet enough that you don’t need to wear defenders, but powerful enough to get the job done.


QHow long does the battery last?

A: The recommended AP 200 battery will last up to 144 minutes in the HSA 86 although this depends on what the tool is cutting.

QHow long does it take to charge?

A: To fully charge the recommended AP 200 battery using the AL 301 charger, it takes 55 minutes, or to charge it up to 80%, it takes 40 minutes.

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 AP System range that use the AP batteries. They are not interchangeable with the AK System tools.

QHow long is the blade on the HSA 86?

A: There are two different options for blade length on the HSA 86 - you can get a 45cm version and a 62cm version.

QWhat should I wear when using this hedge trimmer?

A: We recommend that you wear snug-fitting clothes, goggles, gloves and sturdy boots or shoes, and tie back long hair.


#1Using the HSA 86

You will get a straighter cut on your hedges, if you move the hedge trimmer in an upwards motion when trimming. The HSA 86 has a handy tip protector at the end of the blades, so you can trim closer to the ground without damaging the blades.

#2Cleaning your HSA 86

When you have finished using the hedge trimmer, remove the battery and wipe clean with a soft, damp cloth. We also suggest spraying a little resin solvent, like STIHL Superclean, onto the blades to remove sap or resin, protect them from corrosion and stop them getting stuck together.

#3Looking after your battery

Don't use a damp or wet battery in your HSA 86 and avoid using them in extreme temperatures (very hot or very cold). Find out more about looking after your battery on our blog

#4Storing your HSA 86

Store your HSA 86 in a clean and dry area and keep out of the reach of children at all times. The HSA 86 has a handy eyelet on the handle so it can be hung on a hook in the shed.

#5Check for wildlife

Don’t forget to check your work area for wildlife before starting to use your tool. In particular, you should check for nesting birds before trimming hedges, as well as checking for other small animals such as hedgehogs before trimming long grass.

Technical Specifications

Technical data

Recommended battery AP 200
Rated voltage V 36
Run time with AP 200 min 2) up to 144
Run time with AP 300 min 2) up to 180
Run time with AP 300 S min 3) up to 223
Battery life time AR 2000 L min 1) up to 715
Run time with AR 3000 L min 2) up to 1040
Weight kg 4) 3.3
Sound pressure level dB(A) 5) 83
Sound pressure level dB(A) 6) 83
Sound power level dB(A) 7) 94
Vibration value, right m/s2 8) 2.3
Vibration value, left m/s2 8) 3.7
Total length cm 114
Cutting capacity mm 26
Tooth spacing mm 33
Stroke rate rpm 3.000

1) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application
2) Run times may vary depending on application
3) Running times are reference values ​​and may vary depending on the application.
4) Without battery
5) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 (dB (A))
6) Power factor according to DIR2006/42/EC=2.5(dB(A))
7) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
8) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²

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