The MSA 200 C-BQ offers 30% more cutting performance compared to the MSA 160 C-BQ and a bigger cutting diameter by accomodating up to a 14” blade. This unit is ideal for landscaping and tree pruning jobs, cutting firewood and for working indoors or in noise sensitive areas. Another innovative product only from STIHL. Battery and charger sold separately.
Rated Voltage (V)
Bar Length (in / cm)
Rated voltage (V)
Battery life with AP 100 (Min)1)
Battery life with AP 300 (Min)1)
Battery life with AR 1000 (Min)1)
Battery life with AR 3000 (Min)1)
Sound pressure level (dB(A))
Weight without Battery (kg / lbs)
3.3 / 7.2
Battery life with AP 300 S (min)1)
1) Approx. time running at continuous full power 2) Without battery
QuickStop Super Chain Brake (Q)
The additional braking system for extra safety. Users can trigger the chain brake directly at the rear handle. The chain stops in seconds whenever the user lets go of the rear handle and whenever there is sufficiently strong kickback or when the front hand guard is activated. This unique safety feature ensures even more user protection in all working positions.
The black soft component on the rear handle provides a secure and firm grip in all working positions.
The ergonomically shaped handle and rear control handle with comfortable soft-grip component ensure safe working in all operating positions.
STIHL Chain Quick Tensioning (B)
The STIHL chain quick tensioning system (B) makes it very easy to tension the chain. Just release the sprocket cover and turn the knob 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%.
Toolless filler cap
The tank can be filled quickly and easily using the toolless filler cap.
Lithium-ion battery (sold separately)
Powerful lithium ion battery pack compatible with all STIHL cordless machines. The battery pack can be charged several hundred times without the capacity decreasing significantly. No memory effect and constant power while in operation. Allows operation for long periods, just like a gas machine. Available in two performance classes: AP 100, and AP 300. Includes a charge level indicator with four LEDs for indicating the charge level. Rechargeable with STIHL charger AL 100, AL 300 or AL 500
Charger (sold separately)
Three chargers are available: the AL 100 standard charger, the AL 300 quick charger. or the AL 500 Elite charger