If you need to maintain tall shrubs and trees, the HTA 86 extendable battery-powered pole pruner is up to the task.
The telescopic shaft extends from 270cm to 390cm so branches that are up to 5 metres high are still accessible from the ground. It is really easy to adjust the length of the tool using the twist mechanism and the robust branch hook can be used to pull cut branches down.
Useful features like the side chain tensioning and the oil cap that can be easily opened without tools make it easy to get started with the HTA 86, and the low vibrations and low noise generated by the machine make it comfortable to use too.
Its impressive cutting performance is thanks to the quality STIHL saw chain that it comes with - manufactured with Swiss precision at the STIHL factory in Switzerland, you'll get a perfect cut every time with the HTA 86.
- Run time with AP 300 battery: up to 55 min
For greater comfort, consider adding the RTS Super Harness.
FeaturesQuick release length adjustment
It is really simple to extend the telescopic shaft on the HTA 86 to the perfect length using the quick release twist mechanism function.
Side chain tensioner
You can tension the chain quickly with the easily accessible chain tensioner on the side of the machine.
Soft handle grip
The soft handle grip means the tool is comfortable to use at all times.
Tool less oil cap
The patented oil cap means that the oil tank is quick to open without the need for tools.
Brushless EC motor
The STIHL brushless electric motor (EC) is energy efficient so that the battery power is easily converted into a powerful performance. It is also very low maintenance and has an increased life expectancy.
FAQsQHow long does the battery last?
A: The recommended AP 300 battery will last up to 55 minutes in the HTA 86, although this depends on what the tool is cutting.
QHow long does it take to charge?
A: To fully charge the recommended AP 300 battery using the AL 500 charger, it takes 35 minutes, or to charge it up to 80%, it takes 25 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. They are not interchangeable with the AK System tools.
QHow long is the HTA 86?
A: The length of the HTA 86 extends from 270cm to 390cm, when the telescopic shaft is fully extended.
QHow long is the bar on the HTA 86?
A: The bar is 30cm long.
QWhat type of chain does the HTA 86?
A: The HTA 86 has a 1/4" PM3 saw chain, which gives a high cut quality with low vibration.
QDo I need to sharpen the chain?
A: Yes, a dull chain on your pole pruner can affect the performance of the machine, making it less efficient, so it's important to keep it sharp. Check out our blog to find out the four signs of a dull chain. This can be easily done for you at your nearest STIHL dealer, or you can do it yourself using a filing kit, or our 2-in-1 EasyFile that makes chain sharpening a breeze.
QCan I replace the chain?
A: Yes, you can - simply visit your nearest STIHL dealer for a replacement.
QWhat should I wear when using this pole pruner?
A: We recommend that you wear snug-fitting clothes, goggles, gloves and sturdy boots or shoes, and tie back long hair. When cutting above shoulder height, we also recommend wearing a helmet.
Tips#1Using your HTA 86
If you need some more support whilst using your HTA 86, why not try our RTS harness? These are available from STIHL dealers across the country - just visit your nearest one to find out more
#2Cleaning your HTA 86
When you have finished using the pole pruner, remove the battery and wipe clean with a soft, damp cloth. Don't forget to wear gloves when doing any maintenance on the tool.
#3Looking after your battery
Don't use a damp or wet battery in your HTA 86 and avoid using them in extreme temperatures (very hot or very cold). To find out more about looking after your battery, read our blog post.
#4Storing your HTA 86
Store your HTA 86 in a clean and dry area and keep out of the reach of children at all times.
|Total length (min) cm 1)||270|
|Total length (max) cm 2)||390|
|Sound power level dB(A) 3)||93|
|Sound pressure level dB(A) 3)||77|
|Cordless technology||AP System|
|Recommended battery||AP 200|
|Rated voltage V||36|
|Weight with battery kg||5.9|
|Run time with AP 200 min 4)||up to 41|
|Run time with AP 300 min 4)||up to 51|
|Battery life time AR 2000 min 5)||up to 175|
|Run times with AR 3000 min 6)||up to 230|
|Vibration value, left m/s2 7)||1|
|Vibration value, right m/s2 7)||1|
|Oil tank volume cm3||105|
|Oil tank volume oz||3.6|
1) Minimum with tool
2) Maximum with tool
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
4) Run times will vary depending on the application
5) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application
6) Run times can vary depending on the application
7) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
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