VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. —  The STIHL AK 10 and AK 20 Lithium-Ion batteries offer the high performance of STIHL in a convenient battery package. With optimal power-to-weight ratios in mind – the AK 10 fits applications where reduced weight is desired, while the AK 20 is designed for applications where more power is needed. STIHL batteries offer minimal loss of charge during storage and a long service life – more than 80% of battery capacity remains after 500 charges.

“As part of the STIHL Lightning Battery Systems of products, the STIHL AK Series provides STIHL quality in value-priced packages,” says Brian Manke, product manager at STIHL Inc. “The STIHL AL 101 charger delivers fast recharge times starting at 55 minutes, making it simple to swap batteries while tackling projects around the yard.”

Key Features

Easy Operation Batteries

  • Indicator lights show the level of charge, helping users know when it’s time to swap batteries or recharge
  • Eliminates hassle and cost of fuel and mix oil
  • No gradual drop in power – AK 10 and AK 20 run at full power until discharged
  • Lightweight with high battery capacity means high performance

Smart Charger Features

  • 80-minute charge time for AK 10
  • 150-minute charge time for AK 20
  • Charger shuts off automatically after the battery has been fully charged

STIHL Lightning Battery Systems Technology 

  • Advanced STIHL Lithium-Ion battery technology offers users an option to reduce their impact on the environment and provides a powerful alternative to gasoline-powered equipment