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A 12’ telescopic pole pruner, powered by 36-volt Lithium-Ion battery technology. 

Homeowners and tree care professionals now have a quiet, zero-exhaust emission, low vibration option for trimming overhead branches. The HTA 85 Lithium-Ion battery pole pruner offers lightweight, balanced cutting thanks to its brushless, commercial-grade, high-torque electric motor. Part of the STIHL AP series, the HTA 85 offers long run times – up to three hours with the AP 300 battery – without gradual drop in performance. The HTA 85 telescopes to 12 feet for those tall tree-trimming tasks and requires minimal maintenance since it has no engine or filter. Best of all, there’s no gasoline cost and no restrictive power cords.

Run time may vary based on battery type, charge level and capacity, model, operating style and conditions. Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.

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Model Features

  • Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

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  • Soft grip handle
    The soft grip handle provides added comfort.
  • Multi-Function Control Handle
    Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle helps makes it easier to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle.
  • Telescoping Pole
    With an adjustable shaft, telescoping pole pruners can cut branches up to 16 feet above ground.
  • Retaining Latch
    All STIHL Battery powered products feature a retaining latch that is designed to prevent the unit from unintentional starts when the battery is inserted.

Specifications

OVERALL LENGTH
249 cm to 368 cm (8.2" to 12.1")
OILOMATIC® Chain/Guide Bar Size
1/4" STIHL PICCO™, 10" or 12" (25 or 30 cm) Bar
RUN TIME (w/ AP 300)
Up to 50 minutes (recommended combination)
POWER SOURCE
Battery
BATTERY SERIES
AP Series
WEIGHT (w/Recommended Battery)
w/ AP 300 6.6 kg (14.6 lbs.)
RUN TIME (w/ AP 100)
Up to 17 minutes
RUN TIME (w/ AR 1000)
Up to 125 minutes
RUN TIME (w/ AR 2000)
Up to 180 minutes
RUN TIME (w/ AR 3000)
Up to 230 minutes
GUIDE BAR LENGTHS (Recommended ranges)
25 to 35cm (10" to 12")
The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length based on the gear head design. Guide bar, saw chain and scabbard must be purchased separately. Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.

Important Information

WARNING! Risk of Electrocution: These tools are not insulated. Approaching or contacting electric power lines with tools may cause serious injury or death from electrocution. Electricity can jump from one point to another by means of arcing and/or may be conducted through damp branches. Maintain a clearance of at least 50 feet (15 meters) between the tools and any electrical line carrying live current. To reduce the risk of injury from falling objects, do not cut vertically above your head. Always wear a helmet and eye protection. Keep bystanders away. Use only STIHL authorized cutting attachments.

Danger! Risk of Electrocution Pole pruners are not insulated. Approaching or contacting electric power lines with these tools may cause serious injury or death from electrocution. Electricity can jump from one point to another by means of arcing and/or may be conducted through damp branches. Maintain a clearance of at least 50 feet (15 meters) between the tools and any electrical line carrying a live current. To reduce the risk of injury from falling objects do not cut vertically above your head. Always wear a safety helmet and eye protection. Keep bystanders away. Use only STIHL authorized cutting attachments.

Note: STIHL engine products with the Caring for Nature logo are cleaner than EPA Standards for exhaust emissions.

WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

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Standard Features

  • Common Features for Pole Pruners
    View the features common to many STIHL pole pruners.

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