The Stihl HLA 66 Long Reach Hedge Trimmer is a new professional light weight cordless long reach hedge trimmer in the AP system product range. It replaces the older HLA 65. It has 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 additional accessories for the Stihl HLA 66.
Working time with recommended AP 200 battery is up to 144 minutes
Perfect for the majority of tall and wide hedges at 205cm long with a 50 cm / 20 inch double sided, double edged blade and adjustable working head from -45 degrees to +70 degrees.
Stihl HLA 66 Standard features
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
|Stihl HLA 66 weight kg 1)
|Sound power level dB(A) 2)
|Vibration value, right m/s2 3)
|Vibration value, left m/s2 3)
|Stroke rate rpm
|Tooth spacing mm
|cutting capacity mm
|Battery life time AP 100 min 4)
|up to 72
|Battery life time AP 200 min 4)
|up to 144
|Battery life time AP 300 min 4)
|up to 180
1) With blade, with handle, without protection, without battery
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
4) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application