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STIHL and VIKING products are considered to be some of the best quality outdoor power tools available to homeowner, landowner and professional users. To ensure that you get the very best level of service, this product must be handed-over to you at the point of sale. Stihl believe that the best service to customers is achieved when the customer has face-to-face contact with their local Stihl dealer. This allows for the end user to receive the proper tool for the job, the right instruction and the peace of mind they can use the tool safely.

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Stihl FSA 56 Compact Cordless Grass Trimmer (Power Unit)

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Product Code: STI-FSA56-SHELL

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RRP: £149.00 £139.00

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6 Reasons to Choose Cordless

  1. No power cable to get in the way
  2. No unpleasant exhaust fumes
  3. Running costs kept to a minimum
  4. Much lower maintenance
  5. Extremely quiet
  6. Reduced vibration levels

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Feature packed and simple to use, the FSA 56 is perfect for trimming and edging jobs around the lawn.

Product Details

Stihl FSA 56 Compact Cordless Grass Trimmer (Power Unit)

New for 2016

Enjoy quiet, compact technology with this FSA 56 grass trimmer. Stihl have worked harder than ever to ensure their new range of compact gardening tools offer the modern gardener an easier way of gardening. This grass trimmer is lightweight, yet remains powerful enough to tackle those trimming and edging jobs with all the efficiency you would expect from a leading brand. Stihl understand the needs of the modern gardener, we demand expert results and an fuss free working environment. And the all new range of compact cordless products gives us just that. The beauty of cordless power is the lack of the petrol engine, or annoying wires to trip you up. Once upon a time gardening was synonymous with back breaking work, lots of effort and sometimes, not great results. Well, thankfully those days are where they belong, in the past. For today's gardener can reap the benefits of excellent designs that offer a lightweight, efficient way of gardening. You can now expect excellent results without putting your back out. 

Users of all sizes and expertise will benefit from the adjustable shaft and ergonomic design. So simple to use and virtually maintenance free, these compact cordless machines from Stihl really are the future of gardening. The simplistic easy to use design is only skin deep, because what goes on underneath the surface, truly is a work of art. The quiet yet powerful 36v lithium-ion battery is quick to charge and long lasting, giving you the ultimate balance between convenience and power. Powerful enough to tackle even the most untidy of gardens, this compact tool is easy to transport and store giving you many more options for its use.

The low weight and cutting diameter of 280 mm combine to make this Stihl FSA 56 grass trimmer so easy to use and extremely efficient. The quiet, reliable power of the 36v lithium-ion battery means you will never need ear protectors and you won't need to worry what the neighbours think while you are working. The battery itself fits a whole range of Stihl tools, saving you money and space. The charger itself can be mounted on a wall, handy if you're lacking space. When Stihl tell us their design is compact, they mean exactly that. You don't need to be an expert gardener to get great results with Stihl. They work hard to make sure their products offer the ultimate in user comfort and safety so you can pick up this tool and get to work with a minimum of fuss. 


  • Quiet technology - The STIHL Compact Cordless System tools are so quiet you don't even need to wear ear protection.
  • 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 - 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.
  • Height adjustable shaft - makes grass trimming even more comfortable
  • Part of the Compact Cordless System - one battery fits a range of products
  • Low noise - Ear defenders are not needed when working with this cordless hedge trimmer
  • Impressive cutting performance - thanks to the efficient motor and drive technology
  • Soft grip with control lever - The soft handle grip allows for better control and secure a grip in all conditions
  • Quick charge and long run time - Up to 20 mins run time


  • Quick Overview
  • Battery & charger included
  • Loop handle
  • Lithium Ion 36v battery powered
  • Low noise
  • Auto Cut 2-2 mowing head
  • Lightweight
  • Height adjustable shaft


  • 2 year warranty with this genuine Stihl product

About the Stihl Compact Cordless System

STIHL products are chosen by professionals across the world. The Compact Cordless System introduces a powerful and affordable range for the home gardener.

Our Compact Cordless System consists of a hedge trimmer, grass trimmer, chainsaw and leaf blower. Each of the tools in this new range have been designed using STIHL's decades of knowledge and expertise to ensure a lightweight and powerful product, perfect for the everyday gardener.

The batteries are interchangeable throughout the range, so you can easily and quickly switch between tools.

The Compact Cordless System uses Lithium-Ion technology just like our Pro Cordless Power Tool System but in a more compact format.

Compact, powerful, lightweight and extremely quiet, the STIHL Compact Cordless System lets you achieve the perfect finish. It's ready for the challenge.

Technical Info

Brand Stihl
Power Source Cordless / Battery
Power Details 36V lithium-ion
Shaft Type Straight shaft
Handle Type D-Loop
Grass Cutter Attachments AutoCut 2-2 / 280mm cutting circle
Starting Method Switch/Button/Bar
Hedge Cutting Attachments No
Weight 2.5 kg (without battery)
Saw Attachments No
Warranty 2 years
Extension Shaft No
Other Features No
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