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STIHL FS 490 C-EM Clearing Saw

STIHL FS 490 C-EM Clearing Saw
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Our Price:  £866.00(Inc. 20% VAT)
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An ideal clearing saw for the professional user.

This bike-handled clearing saw comes with the latest STIHL technology, included electronic engine management and simple-starting.

Reduced-emission engine technology

The FS 490 C-EM comes with STIHL's 2-stroke engine with stratified charge. Using their 2-MIX technology, the amount of fuel lost during the charge cycle is dramatically reduced, resulting in more power with a lower weight, up to 20 percent less fuel consumption and vastly reduced exhaust emissions compared to regular 2-stroke engines. A long-life air filter and large, easily accessible fuel tank back up the engine quality, ensuring you have a premium quality machine on your hands.

Clever electronic engine management

With the revolutionary M-Tronic technology built in, ignition timing and fuel metering is adjusted for you in all operating modes. This system takes external conditions like temperature, altitude and fuel quality into account to ensure consistent engine performance, a constant maximum speed and excellent acceleration. Manual carburettor adjustments are no longer necessary, and the starting process is made noticeably easier, with fewer pulls required. STIHL's ErgoStart feature also means the starter cord can be pulled with just a third of the normal force, and the starting process is generally much simplified compared to previous machines.

Comfortable, clever design

As a bike-handled machine, a smooth mowing action is ensured when used with a harness. The machine can be easily guided, making it ideal for working on large areas with reduced fatigue. A 4-point anti-vibration system uses steel springs as elements to reduce the transmission of vibrations to the handle, while a multi-function control handle allows easy, comfortable, thumb-operated control, with your hand never having to leave the handle. The handle itself can be adjusted without the need for tools, and can be rotated by 90 degrees for transportation and ease of storage


Note: This product is not available for direct delivery:

Due to STIHL's delivery policy, this product is not available for direct delivery. If you would like to purchase it, you will need to collect it from a branch, at which point you will receive a detailed handover of the product to ensure you get the most from your new machine. 

Displacement: 51.6 cc
Power Output: 3.3 hp / 2.4 kW
Weight, Without Fuel, Cutting Tool or Guard: 9.1 kg
Total Length, Without Cutting Tool: 1.79 m
Standard Cutting Tool: Brush Knife 300-3
Tank Capacity: 0.99 litres
2-MIX Engine: Standard
Drive Shaft: Solid
AntiVibration System: 4 point
Vibration Levels, Left / Right: 2.8 / 2.8 m
ErgoStart
M-Tronic
Automatic Decompression: Standard
Multi-Function Handle: Standard
Bike Handle: Standard
Handle Adjustment Without Using Tools: Yes
Harness: Standard
Safety Glasses: Standard
Delivery weight: 30kg

Brand:  STIHL
Power Source:  Petrol
Delivery Info:  ***COLLECTION ONLY*** Due to health & safety restrictions, this item is only available to be collected from our store.

Part Number:  FS490CEM
SKU: S1-FS490CEM

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