New Stihl MSA 120 C-BQ Cordless Chainsaw in Action

Take a look at how the STIHL MSA 120 C-BQ Compact Cordless System makes light work of your gardening challenges. Chop-chop! 

The light weight and superbly balanced MSA 120 C-BQ is perfectly suited to pruning back small branches around the garden and for cutting up smaller logs for the fire. Impressive run time and quick charging means you can work uninterrupted and for longer to get the job done.

Standard Features

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.

AK 20 battery
36 V Lithium-Ion battery for the Compact Cordless System with an impressive 118 Wh capacity. The battery run time differs depending on which tool it is fitted to, see individual models for more information. With charge level indicator (LED). Use in conjunction with the AL 101 battery charger.

Quiet technology
The STIHL Compact Cordless System tools are so quiet you don't even need to wear ear protection.

STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning (B)
The STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning system (B) makes it very easy to tension the chain. Simply release the sprocket cover and turn the thumb wheel to set the optimum tension. No tools needed.

STIHL Electric Motor (EC)
The STIHL electric motor (EC) is extremely energy efficient, lightweight and compact. It runs quietly, generates very low vibrations and does not require servicing.

Ematic chain lubrication system
The STIHL Ematic chain lubrication system provides maximum lubrication, longer wear and less oil consumption that conventional methods of chain lubrication. The oil consumption can therefore be reduced by up to 50%.

Technical Data

Rated voltage V 36
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion COMPACT
Rated voltage V 36
Run time with AK20 battery at 100% charge min 1) up to 35
Weight kg 2) 2.5
Vibration levels left/right m/s² 3) 3.4/3.2
Sound pressure level dB(A) 4) 83
Sound power level dB(A) 5) 94
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch/type Picco Micro 3 (PM3)
Chain gauge 1/4"P
Bar length " 12
Oil tank volume cm3 110