The Stihl HLA 66 is a new professional lightweight cordless long-reach hedge trimmer in the AP system product range. An evolution of the HLA 65 with better balance for less fatigue during operation, a new ergonomic control handle with the self-resetting Ergo lever for left and right-handers all packaged in a new stylish design.
A loop handle for use on the tops of hedges, a catcher plate and base protector are all available as accessories. Perfect for the majority of tall and wide hedges at 205 cm long with a 50cm/20” double side, double edge blade and adjustable working angle head from -45° to +70°. The head will also fold flat for easy transport at just 125 cm total length.
Perfect for small garden maintenance businesses, groundskeepers, gardeners and landscapers for trimming of tall hedges, side and top growth with catcher plate.
The HLA 66 provides constant work output, good balance, excellent cutting performance and use in the rain and wet conditions is possible.
The HLA 66 is part of the AP System PRO Cordless range of tools, with interchangeable batteries – it is not compatible with the AK batteries in the COMPACT AK Cordless System.
- Run time on AP 100 battery: Up to 72 minutes
- Run time on AP 200 battery: Up to 144 minutes
- Run time on AP 300 battery: Up to 180 minutes
- Stihl HLA 66 Cordless Long Reach Hedge Trimmer (Unit Only)
Unit Only Product – Batteries and chargers need to be ordered separately in related products tab above or via our cordless accessory category here – Stihl Cordless Accessories
The battery in the shaft of the HLA enables balance during use and allows for fatigue-free work.
Intuitive control handle
The ergonomic operating handle has an intuitive start process and is easy to use for right and left-hand users.
Double-sided cutting plate
The double-sided cutting plate is ground on both sides and ensures a clean cutting pattern.
The cutter bar can be adjusted from -45° to 70° and can be folded and locked parallel to the shaft for transport.
The STIHL brushless electric motor (EC) is very energy efficient and practically maintenance-free. Thanks to its outstanding efficiency, the battery power is directly translated into impressive performance. During operation, the electronically controlled EC motor permanently monitors the load and adjusts the engine accordingly.
For protection of the blade and to allow safe, easy transport this cordless long reach hedge trimmer is equipped with a blade guard.
Protects the tip of the hedge trimmer’s cutting blade from wear and tear while working in contact with the ground.
|Total length cm
|Blade length cm
|Weight kg 2)
|Sound power level dB(A) 3)
|Vibration value, right m/s2 4)
|Vibration value, left m/s2 4)
|Stroke rate rpm
|Tooth spacing mm
|cutting capacity mm
|Battery life time AP 100 min 5)
||up to 72
|Battery life time AP 200 min 5)
||up to 144
|Battery life time AP 300 min 5)
||up to 180
1) Running times are reference values and can vary depending on the application.
2) With blade, with handle, without protection, without battery
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
4) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
5) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on the application