Cut up to 1km of edge on 1 charge!

Compact Battery Brushcutter

Our new compact battery powered grass trimmer maybe light, quite and easy to use, but don’t be fooled it has the performance to tackle the most difficult jobs. The FSA 56 can trim around a football field twice on a single charge* This level of performance is the result of nearly 60 years of grass trimmer development. STIHL has been responsible for many of these technological firsts and product innovations that have allowed this grass trimmer to cut faster cleaner and easier. Cutting circle diameter of 280 mm, soft grip, adjustable loop handle, the mowing line automatically readjusts when the mowing head is tapped on the ground. Quiet, no ear protection needed. Requires AK battery and AL 101 charger. *Performance example usage edging 1000m of lawn edge with AK 20 Battery.


  • AL 101 charger

    Charger for the STIHL COMPACT cordless power system. With operating mode indicator (LED) and cable tie with Velcro tape. The charger can be wall mounted if required.

  • Soft grip with control lever

    The soft grip with its control lever for switching on and off and control lever lock absorbs some of the vibrations and is extremely easy to grip.

  • Quiet operation

    The STIHL COMPACT cordless power system devices are so quiet you don’t even need ear protection.

FSA 56 Soft grip with control lever

Technical Data

Rated voltage V 36
Weight kg 1) 2.5
Sound pressure level dB(A) 2) 72
Sound power level dB(A) 2) 86
Vibration level, right m/s² 3) 3.5
Vibration level left m/s² 3) 3.5
Total length cm 4) 1.470
Cutting tool AutoCut 2-2
Cutting diameter mm 280
Battery life time AK 20 min 5) up to 40