Stihl MSA 220 C-B Specifications

Stihl MSA 220 C-B Specifications

The Stihl MSA 220 C-B chainsaw, first introduced in 2020, is specifically designed for professionals seeking maximum cutting performance from a cordless chainsaw. Powered by a lithium-ion battery, this chainsaw is recommended to be used with either AP 300 S or AR 3000 battery options.

The battery capacity ranges from 281 Wh to 1148 Wh, depending on the battery used. Equipped with a 14-inch (35 cm) bar length, the MSA 220 C-B is capable of handling a wide range of cutting tasks with ease.


SpecificationImperial UnitMetric Unit
Power SourceLithium-ion batteryLithium-ion battery
Battery Voltage36 V36 V
Recommended BatteryAP 300 S or AR 3000AP 300 S or AR 3000
Battery Capacity281 Wh or 1148 Wh
Run Time (AP 300 S)Up to 45 minutesUp to 45 minutes
Run Time (AR 3000)Up to 150 minutesUp to 150 minutes
Bar Length14 inches35 cm
Chain Pitch3/8 inch0.95 cm
Chain Gauge0.043 inches1.1 mm
Chain Speed29.5 feet per second9 m/s
Chain Brake TypeQuickStop SuperQuickStop Super
Oil Tank Capacity210 ml210 ml
Oil Pump TypeAutomaticAutomatic
Weight (without bar & chain)8.4 pounds3.8 kg
Max. Sound Power Level99 dB(A)99 dB(A)
Sound Pressure Level88 dB(A)88 dB(A)
Vibration Level (front handle)2.5 m/s²2.5 m/s²
Vibration Level (rear handle)2.8 m/s²2.8 m/s²
Stihl MSA 220 C-B chainsaw Specs

The chainsaw’s chain pitch is 3/8 inch, and the chain gauge is 0.043 inches. The chain speed is 29.5 feet per second, allowing for efficient cutting. The QuickStop Super chain brake ensures maximum safety during operation.

The MSA 220 C-B has an oil tank capacity of 210 ml and an automatic oil pump, which ensures the chain is lubricated properly during operation. The chainsaw weighs 8.4 pounds without the bar and chain, making it easy to maneuver during use.

The maximum sound power level is 99 dB(A), while the sound pressure level is 88 dB(A). The vibration levels at the front and rear handles are 2.5 m/s² and 2.8 m/s², respectively. These vibration levels are low enough to ensure user comfort during extended periods of use.


  • Powered by a lithium-ion battery
  • Recommended battery options are AP 300 S or AR 3000
  • Battery capacity ranges from 281 Wh to 1148 Wh, depending on the battery used
  • 14-inch (35 cm) bar length
  • Chain pitch is 3/8 inch and chain gauge is 0.043 inches (1.1 mm)
  • Chain speed is 29.5 feet (9 m) per second
  • QuickStop Super chain brake for maximum safety
  • Oil tank capacity of 210 ml and automatic oil pump for proper lubrication
  • Weighs 8.4 pounds (3.8 kg) without the bar and chain
  • Maximum sound power level of 99 dB(A) and sound pressure level of 88 dB(A)
  • Vibration levels at the front and rear handles are 2.5 m/s² and 2.8 m/s², respectively.


Battery/Charger ModelVoltageBattery Capacity (Wh)Charging Time (AP 300 S)Charging Time (AR 3000)
AP 10036 V94 Wh85 minutes0
AP 20036 V187 Wh165 minutes0
AP 30036 V227 Wh205 minutes0
AP 300 S36 V281 Wh250 minutes650 minutes
AP 50036 V449 Wh400 minutes0
AR 2000 L36 V916 Wh480 minutes1300 minutes
AR 300036 V1148 Wh570 minutes1600 minutes
AL 101120 VN/A100 minutes100 minutes
AL 300120 VN/A55 minutes75 minutes
Stihl MSA 220 C-B chainsaw Batteries and Chargers

Note: Charging time is based on charging from 0% to 100%. Actual charging time may vary depending on the state of charge of the battery before charging.


The accessories that are compatible with the Stihl MSA 220 C-B chainsaw:

Stihl Smart ConnectorSmall device for tracking and monitoring chainsaw usage
Carrying System for ARLBackpack for easy transport of battery, charger, and chainsaw
Battery Belt with HarnessErgonomic harness for attaching the battery
Chainsaw CaseHeavy-duty case for safe and secure storage and transport of the chainsaw
AP AdapterAdapter for using an AP battery with an AK battery chainsaw
AP Holster with Connecting CableHolster for attaching the battery to a belt or harness
Chainsaw BagLightweight bag for storage and transport of the chainsaw
Stihl MSA 220 C-B chainsaw Accessories

Note: Some accessories may require additional components or may not be compatible with certain models. Please refer to the manufacturer’s specifications for compatibility information.


In summary, the Stihl MSA 220 C-B chainsaw is a powerful and efficient cordless chainsaw designed for professional use. Its high-capacity battery, efficient cutting performance, and low vibration levels make it an excellent choice for professionals who require a reliable and efficient chainsaw for their work.

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