AK 30 Cordless Battery

AK 30 Cordless Battery

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Compatible with the tools in the STIHL AK cordless power system, the AK 30 is a lightweight 36 V Lithium-Ion battery offering the longest run-time in the AK System. It features a charge level indicator on the top with four LEDs so you can see how much charge you have left quickly and easily, at the touch of a button.

The AK 30 is the recommended battery for the MSA 140 C-BQ chainsaw and has been designed to balance perfectly with this tool, although you can use it in all of the other tools in the AK System.

  • Run time on recommended battery The run time for this battery depends on which tool you are using it in.
  • Using the AL 101 charger, you can fully charge this battery in 205 minutes, or you can charge it to 80% in 160 minutes.


LED charge level indicator


There are four LEDS on the battery to indicate the charge level of the battery. Simply press the button to see how much battery life is left.

Intelligent electronics

STIHL batteries feature an intelligent battery management system - this clever technology gives a constant level of power whether the battery is 100% charged or 1% charged. To find out more about the intelligent electronics in our battery, check out our blog post.



QWhat tools can I use this battery in?

This battery will fit in any of the tools in the AK System, however, the AK 30 is the recommended battery the MSA 140 C-BQ chainsaw. You can use the AK 30 battery in all of the other tools in the AK cordless system for longer usage, although it will make them slightly heavier.

QHow long does it take to charge?

Using the AL 101 charger, you can fully charge this battery in 205 minutes, or you can charge it to 80% in 160 minutes.

QCan I charge it any quicker?

We make two fast chargers, the AL 301 and AL 500. We do not currently sell these online but you can buy these instore, along with other accessories, such as battery storage bags, from our approved STIHL dealers.



#1Looking after your battery

Don't use a damp or wet battery in your tools 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.

#2Storing your battery

Take your battery out of the tool you have used it in and store it separately in a clean, dry place out of direct sunlight and ideally in some packaging, such as cardboard, to protect it, at a temperature between -10°C and 50°C. Don't forget to keep it out of reach of children.

Technical Specifications

Battery cell technology Lithium-Ion
AK 30 Battery weight kg 1.3
AK 30 Battery energy Wh 180
AK 30 Rated voltage (V) V 36 


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