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This Is How the Future Starts

Why the STIHL Lightning Battery System® Changes Everything

This Is How the Future Starts
Times have changed – and so have batteries. They’re not just AAs anymore. They’re bringing their A Game, powering smartphones, laptops and even entire cars. And when it comes to battery-powered equipment, STIHL is at the forefront of the revolution. The STIHL Lightning Battery System® pushes battery technology to new heights of performance and dependability. While other manufacturers rush to market with their battery products, we engineer our battery equipment with pride.

Advanced Battery Technology

STIHL batteries deliver all the power you need to get the job done while optimizing run time. Our batteries hit the sweet spot of performance and longevity. They’re also engineered by STIHL to include a host of advanced features – like LED charge lights show you how much battery life you have left. They’re also designed to last – even after 500 charges, the battery retains over 80% capacity. Our batteries also include specialized voltage monitors and temperature sensors to help ensure optimal operation and a long service life.

Built on Innovation. Built to Last.

For decades, STIHL has been an industry pioneer, introducing (now industry-standard) technologies, including automatic chain oiling, chain braking system, electronic ignition systems, anti-vibration systems, side-access chain adjustment and many more patented smart engine technologies. The STIHL Lightning Battery System® draws from this history of innovation, bringing our best ideas into a new platform of battery-powered tools. These new tools are lightweight, start instantly and are easy to operate and maintain.

Diverse Range of Products

The STIHL Lightning Battery System® is available in three tiers of performance, the AI, AK and AP series of products. Whether you use your STIHL every day for your job, or just on the weekends for your home, STIHL Lightning Battery System® strikes the perfect balance. This diverse selection of tools means you can accomplish more tasks using a single rechargeable battery – that in turn, saves you more space in the garage and more fuel and maintenance costs.

Professional-Grade Power

Landscaping professionals benefit especially from using the STIHL Lightning Battery System®. The AP Series delivers the performance and run time pros come to expect from STIHL, requiring no fuel or engine maintenance. They produce zero exhaust emissions and low noise – qualities you can promote to environmentally conscious customers. And when paired with a professional backpack battery from STIHL, getting through a large portion of the work day on a single charge is now a reality.

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Say “No Way” to Throw-Away

Today, product life cycles are shorter than ever. We trade in, trade up and throw away devices that were new just months before. Don’t let your tools follow suit. Like all STIHL products, STIHL battery-powered equipment is backed by the service and support of your local Dealer. We want you to keep your battery-powered products for a long time.

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