Stihl MSA 200 C-B Specifications

Stihl MSA 200 C-B Specifications

The Stihl MSA 200 C-B chainsaw is a high-performance, battery-powered tool that combines power, efficiency, and ease of use.

First introduced in the 2016 as part of Stihl’s cordless power system chainsaw lineup. This article provides detailed information on the specifications of the chainsaw, including its power source, recommended battery, bar length, chain pitch and gauge, chain brake type, oil pump type, weight, and vibration level. The MSA 200 C-B is powered by a lithium-ion battery, which provides up to 45 minutes of run time with the recommended AP 300 S battery.

With its precise and reliable cutting capabilities, lightweight design, and low vibration levels, the Stihl MSA 200 C-B is a popular choice among homeowners and professionals alike who value the convenience and reliability of cordless power tools.


SpecificationImperial UnitMetric Unit
Power SourceLithium-ion batteryLithium-ion battery
Battery Voltage36 V36 V
Recommended BatteryAP 300 SAP 300 S
Battery Capacity227 Wh
Run Time (AP 300 S)Up to 45 minutesUp to 45 minutes
Bar Length12 inches30 cm
Chain Pitch3/8 inch0.95 cm
Chain Gauge0.043 inches1.1 mm
Chain Speed26.3 feet per second8 m/s
Chain Brake TypeQuickStop SuperQuickStop Super
Oil Tank Capacity210 ml210 ml
Oil Pump TypeAutomaticAutomatic
Weight (without bar & chain)7.7 pounds3.5 kg
Max. Sound Power Level98 dB(A)98 dB(A)
Sound Pressure Level85 dB(A)85 dB(A)
Vibration Level (front handle)2.7 m/s²2.7 m/s²
Vibration Level (rear handle)2.8 m/s²2.8 m/s²
Stihl MSA 200 C-B chainsaw Specs


The Stihl MSA 200 C-B chainsaw offers a range of features to help you get the job done quickly and efficiently, including:

  • Lightweight and ergonomic design for easy handling
  • High-performance brushless motor for efficient cutting
  • STIHL M-Tronic™ electronic engine management system for optimal performance
  • Quick Chain Adjuster for fast and easy chain tensioning
  • Ematic™ guide bar and Oilomatic® chain for reduced oil consumption and longer service life
  • Low vibration levels for comfortable operation
  • Intuitive control panel with easy-to-read LED display
  • Compatible with a range of battery options for flexible use
  • STIHL Connect App compatibility for wireless monitoring and tracking of chainsaw data.


The AP 300 battery has a runtime of up to 50 minutes and can be charged in 55 minutes using the AL 300 charger. The AP 100 and AP 200 batteries have lower capacity and energy, but are compatible with this chainsaw model.

Below is a detailed table of the batteries compatible with the Stihl MSA 200 C-B chainsaw:

Battery ModelVoltage (V)Capacity (Ah)Energy Content (Wh)Weight (kg)Charge Time (minutes)Run Time (minutes)*
AP 100362.0720.97016
AP 200364.01441.314032
AP 300366.02161.816048
AR 10003611.24033.7220114**
AR 20003621.87874.3320230**
AR 30003629.010445.5410310**

*Run times are approximate and may vary depending on cutting conditions and other factors. **Run times for the AR series batteries are based on the recommended use with the Stihl AR 900 backpack battery system.

As shown in the table, the Stihl MSA 161 T chainsaw is compatible with a range of batteries with varying voltage, capacity, energy content, weight, charge time, and run time. The AP series batteries are recommended for lighter cutting applications, while the AR series batteries are designed for heavier use and longer run times. Users can choose the battery that best fits their needs based on the specific cutting requirements and operating conditions.


The Stihl MSA 161 T chainsaw is compatible with a range of accessories designed to enhance its performance and make it more versatile.

Stihl Smart ConnectorA device that attaches to the chainsaw, allowing users to monitor its performance and status.Provides real-time information on runtime, battery level, and maintenance schedule.
Carrying system for ARLA system that allows users to transport the chainsaw safely and comfortably.Includes a shoulder strap and a hip belt.
Battery belt with harnessA belt with a harness that can hold the battery for the chainsaw.Distributes weight evenly for comfortable use.
Chainsaw caseA protective case for storing and transporting the chainsaw.Made of durable materials to protect the chainsaw from damage.
AP adapterAn adapter that allows the chainsaw to be used with AP batteries.Compatible with all AP battery models.
AP holster with cableA holster that holds an AP battery and connects it to the chainsaw.Allows for convenient and safe use of the chainsaw with an AP battery.
Chainsaw bagA bag for storing and transporting the chainsaw and its accessories.Made of durable materials to protect the chainsaw and accessories from damage.
Stihl MSA 200 C-B chainsaw Accessories


In summary, the Stihl MSA 200 C-B chainsaw is a powerful and lightweight battery-powered tool that caters to both professional and domestic use. The chainsaw features a sturdy motor and a range of safety features, which ensure efficient and safe operation.

In addition, the chainsaw is compatible with a variety of accessories, such as the Stihl Smart Connector, carrying system for ARL, battery belt with harness, chainsaw case, AP adapter, AP holster with connecting cable, and chainsaw bag, which can enhance its performance and ease of use. Overall, the Stihl MSA 200 C-B chainsaw is a dependable and flexible tool that can simplify pruning and cutting tasks.

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