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Stihl HSA 56 Cordless Hedge Trimmer (AK System)


The Stihl HSA 56 hedge trimmer is a domestic, cordless hedge trimmer from Stihl.



The Stihl HSA 56 is available from Masseys in Swadlincote. The hedge trimmer is part of the 36v battery domestic range from Stihl. You can use this same battery and charger in all of the Stihl Compact cordless power range. 1x battery and charger – many tools.

Many people ask in store about the run time of the machine:

The Stihl HSA 56 will run for 50 minutes on the AK10 battery and the battery will charge in 95 minutes with the AL 101 charger.

Run times:

What is the run time of the Stihl HSA 56 with an AK 10 or an AK 20 battery?

Stihl HSA 56 with AK 10 battery – 50 minutes

Stihl HSA 56 with AK 20 battery – 100 minutes

Stihl HSA 56 features

  • AK 10
    AK 10

    Compact lithium-ion battery for the AK System with a voltage of 36 V and a capacity of 72 Wh. Battery life depends on the device type. With charge level indicator (LED). Compatible with AL 101, AL 100, AL 300 and AL 500 chargers.

  • Quiet technology
    Quiet technology

    The STIHL cordless tools are so quiet you don’t even need to wear ear protection.

  • AL 101 charger
    AL 101 charger

    Charger for the STIHL Compact Cordless System. With operating mode indicator (LED) and cable tie with Velcro tape. The charger can be wall mounted if required.

  • Neutral battery position
    Neutral battery position

    The battery can be inserted into the tool in 2 stages. In the first neutral position, the battery is secured in the tool but does not connect with the contacts, allowing for safe transport. In the second operating position, the battery is completely inserted allowing for full operation of the tool.

  • Blade tip protector
    Blade tip protector

    The tip protector comes fitted as standard and makes cutting near the ground or along walls easier, whilst helping to protect the cutters from damage.

  • Double sided cutting blades
    Double sided cutting blades

    STIHL hedge trimmers with double-sided cutting blades cut both vertically and horizontally.

  • Hanging eye
    Hanging eye

    The hedge trimmers can be conveniently hung up on the wall with the hanging eye.

Stihl Display

Don’t forget Masseys have:

  • One of the largest Stihl displays in the country
  • Open 7 days a week
  • Expert help and advice

The Stihl HSA 56 hedge trimmer is a lithium-ion compact cordless hedge trimmer is perfectly designed to trim hedges around the garden. The efficient, teardrop shaped blades, pull and trap small branches between the cutting teeth. Coupled with a powerful motor and lithium-ion technology, the Stihl HSA 56 has very impressive performance. Thanks to the low noise with cordless technology there is no need to wear ear defenders during use. Weighing in at only 3.7kg with the battery, it is the ideal tool for a variety of users. Click to see all of our Stihl hedge trimmers.

If you are looking for a similar hedge trimmer but long reach, why not consider the Stihl HLA 56 long reach hedge trimmer. There are also the Stihl FSA 57 Cordless Strimmer , the Stihl MSA 140 C-B Cordless Chainsaw (AK System) and the Stihl BGA 57 Cordless Leaf Blower in the same battery range.

Stihl HSA 56 Hedge Trimmer

Stihl HSA 56 Hedge Trimmer Specification

Run time with AK 10 battery min 1) up to 30
Run time with AK 20 battery min 2) up to 60
Rated voltage V 36
Weight kg 3) 2.9
Cutting length cm 45
Tooth spacing mm 30
Sound pressure level dB(A) 4) 80
Sound power level dB(A) 5) 91
Vibration value, left m/s2 6) 2.7
Vibration value, right m/s2 6) 1.2
Total length cm 94


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Masseys are a large DIY store based in Swadlincote, Derbyshire. We carry a huge range of Stihl products which are on display in our store and the stock in our warehouse ready to take away with you! We have a coffee shop in store whilst you peruse our range of Stihlr. Great range of Stihl accessories in store – everything you could need for your new Stihl.



Purchased from Masseys – If your chainsaw was purchased from Masseys and it develops a manufacturing fault during the warranty period, simply return the chainsaw to store and our mechanics will repair the machine free of charge. A warranty repair is when the machine has failed because of improper material or workmanship, under normal use and maintenance.

Purchased online – If you chainsaw was purchased from elsewhere, then we charge an initial £29.99 inspection charge to look at the machine. This will be refunded if the fault is a warranty issue and when the manufacturer has processed and accepted the warranty claim in full. Warranty for non-Masseys customers is 4-12 weeks as we have a duty to ensure our own customers are prioritised first.


Which battery

Machine only, Machine with AK 10 battery and AL 101 charger, Machine with 2x AK 10 battery and AL 101 charger