Convenient entry-level model for grounds maintenance and orchard care. Economical 2-MIX engine, lightweight, compact transmission with captive nut on the sprocket cover, STIHL ErgoStart for effortless starting, split shaft allowing far reach, ideal for transport. Total length: 280 cm.
STIHL ErgoStart (E)
Easy and gentle start with an additional spring between the crankshaft and the spring rope pulley. A quiet, steady pull is enough to start it reliably. Standard on all models with the CE designation.
The STIHL two-stroke engine with 2-MIX technology provides powerful performance, plenty of torque, and fuel savings of up to 20% compared to STIHL two-stroke engines in the same performance class without 2-MIX technology. It combines a four-channel cylinder with a stratified scavenging system. Thus exhaust emissions are also reduced by up to 70%. It meets the European emissions standard, Euro 2 (similar to illustration)
Manual fuel pump (purger)
A small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburettor at the touch of a button. This reduces the number of starting pulls required following extended breaks in operations.
The HT 56 C shaft is detachable for easy transportation and storage
You don’t need to control the stop button when restarting. The engine can be started at any time. (similar to illustration)
Comfortable tube handle
Ensures a firm grip over the entire handle area.
Multi-function control handle
This houses all the engine controls. Easy, comfortable thumb-operated control means the operator’s hand never leaves the handle.
Shoulder strap / carrying system
Using a STIHL shoulder strap or carrying harness with soft padding makes work more comfortable, particularly during lengthy jobs.
It is important to protect your eyes from flying particles and harmful UV radiation. Therefore a pair of safety glasses are supplied with the the machine.