The STIHL AP-System: battery technology for professionals

The STIHL AP-System is designed to meet the needs of professionals who depend on powerful and quiet cordless tools for their everyday tasks.

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Even more power: the AP-System

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A powerful choice: Advantages of the AP-System.

Our AP-System, consisting of various tool categories, is ideal for daily professional use in landscape, garden and tree maintenance and for work by council landscaping contractors. That’s because STIHL cordless technology for professionals offers impressive high performance, long battery life, and low-noise operation – and what’s more, the batteries are flexible in use.

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Power tool categories in the AP-System

The AP-System from STIHL consists of a range of power tool categories for every area of application in landscape, garden and tree maintenance.

Discover the wide selection of cordless power tools in our product range today: 



A real STIHL power duo: the MSA 300 and the AP 500 S battery

Simply powerful: the MSA 220 T

A powerful cordless arborist saw for professional use, the MSA 220 T offers many advantages. The electronic operating system with unlocking button enables easy, convenient handling – with high cutting performance. In combination with the AP 300 S battery, the MSA 220 T can make up to 260 cuts in 29 minutes.

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Full flexibility: Accessories in the AP-System

With cordless accessories from the AP-System , you can make individual power tools even more high-performance and more flexible. The range includes, for example, powerful lithium-ion batteries in a range of capacities, comfort carrying systems, practical holsters, and backpack batteries for power tools with a socket. 

Innovation for pros: the cordless AP System

Charge and energy management

With our innovative charge and energy management , you can rely on all batteries being fully charged overnight and your power tools being ready for use – either on a mobile or stationary basis. Our battery charging cabinet even enables up to 20 battery packs from the AP-System to be charged centrally overnight. The new bottTainer offers optimum conditions for your batteries, and protection against weather and theft while you’re on the road. It also provides you with a constant overview of all the batteries and their charge levels. All you need to connect the bottTainer is a standard 230V plug.

More information on charge and energy management

Battery life and charging times

The particularly powerful STIHL cordless tools in the AP-System feature very high endurance and power. Here, corresponding tables show the battery life for cordless power tools from the AP-System depending on the battery used, as well as the charging times for various STIHL batteries.

To battery life and charging times

Working in the rain

All cordless power tools in the STIHL AP-System have been designed for daily use, even in adverse weather conditions. With that in mind they are certified as splashproof; the effectiveness of this is also verified through demanding internal checks. The splashwater test is aligned with the IPX4 standard, among others.

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Summary: STIHL cordless AP-System

  • The STIHL AP-System has been designed with professionals and council landscaping contractors in mind.

  • The AP-System offers a comprehensive selection of power tools for garden, landscape and tree maintenance.

  • The AP-System features impressively high power, low noise, and extra-long battery life.

  • The STIHL AP-System utilises innovative lithium-ion batteries that offer flexible use.

  • The STIHL AP-System has an intelligent charge and energy management system, and comprehensive accessories. 


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