Stihl HLA 66 battery long reach hedgecutter (20″ cut)

RRP: £287.50£557.50 ex VAT

£252.50£520.00 ex VAT



The HLA 66 is a new professional lightweight cordless long-reach hedge trimmer in the AP system product range. An evolution of the HLA 65 with better balance for less fatigue during operation, a new ergonomic control handle with the self-resetting Ergo lever for left and right-handers all packaged in a new stylish design. A loop handle for use on the tops of hedges, a catcher plate and a base protector are all available as accessories.

Perfect for the majority of tall and wide hedges at 205 cm long with a 50cm/20” double side, double edge blade and adjustable working angle head from -45° to +70°. The head will also fold flat for easy transport at just 125 cm total length. Perfect for small garden maintenance businesses, groundskeepers, gardeners and landscapers for trimming of tall hedges, side and top growth with catcher plate.

The HLA 66 provides constant work output, good balance, excellent cutting performance and use in rain and wet conditions is possible.

The HLA 66 is part of the AP System PRO Cordless range of tools, with interchangeable batteries – it is not compatible with the AK batteries in the COMPACT AK Cordless System.

Battery System:

  • AP System

Perfectly balanced
The battery in the shaft of the HLA enables balance during use and allows for fatigue-free work.

Intuitive control handle
The ergonomic operating handle has an intuitive start process and is easy to use for right and left-hand users.

Double-sided cutting plate
The double-sided cutting plate is ground on both sides and ensures a clean cutting pattern.

Quick-adjustment system
The cutter bar can be adjusted from -45° to 70° and can be folded and locked parallel to the shaft for transport.

The STIHL brushless electric motor (EC) is very energy efficient and practically maintenance free. Thanks to its outstanding efficiency, the battery power is directly translated into impressive performance. During operation, the electronically controlled EC motor permanently monitors the load and adjusts the engine accordingly.

Blade guard
For protection of the blade and to allow safe, easy transport this cordless long reach hedge trimmer is equipped with a blade guard.

Tip protector
Protects the tip of the hedge trimmer’s cutting blade from wear and tear while working in contact with the ground.

Product specification

Rated Voltage


Commercial Warranty

1 Year

Power type


Blade Length

20" / 50cm


Blade Stroke Rate



Kit (with battery & charger), Kit 2 (with AP 100 battery & charger), PROMO KIT (with 2 x batteries & 1 x charger), PROMO KIT 2 (with 2 x AP 100 batteries & 1 x AL 300 charger), Shell only (no battery & charger)

Run Time with AP 300 battery

Up to 180 mins

Run Time with AP 100 battery

Up to 72 mins



Run Time with AP 300 S battery

Up to 223 mins

Noise Levels

91 dB(A)

Domestic Warranty

2 Years

Vibration Levels

2.3 / 1.6m/s² (left / right)

Tooth Gap


Run Time with AP 200 battery

Up to 144 mins

Run time with AR 3000 L backpack battery

Up to 1040 mins

Run Time with AR 2000 L backpack battery

Up to 715 mins

Run Time with AP 500 S battery

Up to 268 mins