Whether you are pruning shrubs or tackling hedges the HSA 56 is the perfect choice. Light and simple to use, this hedge trimmer is designed with comfort in mind and thanks to the cordless technology, it is quiet too. The impressive cutting performance will make light work of all those trimming jobs around the garden. Quiet technology The STIHL cordless tools are so quiet you don't even need to wear ear protection. Neutral battery position The battery can be inserted into the tool in 2 stages. In the first neutral position, the battery is secured in the tool but does not connect with the contacts, allowing for safe transport. In the second operating position, the battery is completely inserted allowing for full operation of the tool. Blade tip protector The tip protector comes fitted as standard and makes cutting near the ground or along walls easier,