The STIHL HLA 86 professional cordless hedge trimmer from the STIHL AP system is ideal for the efficient maintenance of tall hedges, shrubs and ground cover. The robust EC motor with infinitely variable speed delivers consistently high performance. The cutter bar can be adjusted by 115° for top, bottom or side cuts without tools. The cutter blade, ground on both sides, allows for an attractive, clean-cut.
The tool-free adjustable square telescopic shaft impresses with its high level of guide rigidity. The 260 – 330 cm long hedge trimmer has a very long reach and can be folded up to 180 cm for easier transport.
The HLA 86 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
Telescopic shaft with rotatable clamping sleeve
With a practical square telescopic shaft, which can be extended from 2.6m to 3.3m, even high or wide hedges are no problem. The shaft length can be adjusted without tools using the rotatable clamping sleeve.
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 application