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STIHL BGA 56 AK Cordless Leaf Blower Kit

Product code:
4523 200 0003
  • Powerful & quiet
  • Lightweight, well-balanced & easy to use
  • Interchangeable batteries can be used in other tools
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Home Delivery - $8 Delivery will take place immediately after the Level 4 Alert is lifted. (Machines arrive in a box, assembly instructions are included in the Owners Manual provided). 

Store Pick Up - FREE All our stores are currently closed, orders can be collected after the Alert Level 4 is lifted. (The store will contact you when your order is ready for collection. Machines will be assembled by the store). 

Returns & Exchanges

We have extended our returns period, any items purchased online after 10 March 2020 can be returned until 30 days after the Level 4 status is lifted (or until your local STIHL SHOP is open again). Provided the products are in their original condition and packaging. Returns and exchanges must be made in person to the store you made your online purchase from, we do not accept courier returns or exchanges. Click here to view our full Returns Policy


The powerful blowing force of the BGA 56 battery Blower cleans up leaves, dirt and debris in no time. Our Battery Blowers are lightweight and easy to use, start them with just a push of the button. The BGA 56 has a extendable blower tube that can be adjusted to suit your height or the task you are doing.


The BGA 56 is part of the COMPACT Cordless System of tools, which includes a Line trimmer, Hedge trimmer, Chainsaw and Lawnmowers that all use interchangeable batteries.

Run time with recommended AK 20 battery: Up to 25 min

Run time with AK 10 battery: Up to 13 min

Run time with upgrade AK 30 battery: Up to 30 min



Run times quoted are based on ideal operating conditions. Times will vary depending on load and conditions. 


Rated voltage (V)


Weight (kg)


Blowing Force (N)


Max Air (m³/h)




Power Source


STIHL Battery System


Recommended Battery

AK 20

Recommended Charger

AL 101

Working Minutes with Recommended Battery

up to 25 min2)

Charge Time with Recommended Charger

180 minutes, or to charge it up to 80%, it takes 135 minutes

1) Weight without Battery
2) Run times quoted are based on ideal operating conditions. Times will vary depending on load and conditions.
  • Quiet Technology
    Quiet Technology
    STIHL Cordless System tools are so quiet you don't even need to wear ear protection.
  • Adjustable Blower Tube Length
    Adjustable Blower Tube Length
    The blower tube can be fully adjusted to the height of the user or to suit the job. This improves versatility and comfort.
  • Use Left or Right Handed
    Use Left or Right Handed
    This Blower is comfortable to use if you are left or right handed because all the controls are within easy reach of the handle.
  • Convenient Neutral Battery Position
    Convenient Neutral Battery Position
    The Battery can be inserted into the tool in 2 steps. In the first position, the Battery does not connect with the contacts, in this position it is secure but the tool will not operate, allowing for safe transport. In the second position the battery is completely inserted ready for operation of the tool.
  • Comfortable Soft Grip Handle
    Comfortable Soft Grip Handle
    The soft handle is comfortable and secure to hold.
  • Hanging Loop for Storing
    Hanging Loop for Storing
    Use the loop to hang you Blower securely on the wall.

Q: How long does the battery last?

A: The recommended AK 20 battery will last up to 25 minutes or enough time to clear an area up to 760m², depending on what you are clearing.

Q: How long does it take to charge?

A: To fully charge an AK 20 battery using the AL 101 charger, it takes 180 minutes, but you can charge it up to 80% in 135 minutes.

Q: What size garden will it maintain?

A: The BGA 56 leaf blower is great for clearing medium to large gardens.

Q: What battery does it use?

A: The tool is powered by an interchangeable 36V Lithium-Ion battery.

Q: Are the Batteries Interchangeable?

A: Yes, all of the tools in the COMPACT Cordless System use the same style of battery. There are three different batteries in the range, which all have different capacities. For the BGA 56, we recommend the medium capacity AK 20 battery as it is provides the perfect balance between weight and power.

Q: What Should I Wear When Using this Blower?

A: We recommend that you wear snug-fitting clothes, glasses, gloves and sturdy boots or shoes, and tie back long hair.

What comes in the kit

  • Runs the tools from the STIHL Battery COMPACT range
  • Capacity of 144 Wh
  • Weighs just 1.2 kg
STIHL BGA 56 AK Cordless Leaf Blower Kit
STIHL BGA 56 AK Cordless Leaf Blower Kit
Medium and Larger Gardens
  • Powerful & quiet
  • Lightweight, well-balanced & easy to use
  • Interchangeable batteries can be used in other tools
STIHL AL 101 Charger
STIHL AL 101 Charger
  • Compatible with the STIHL AK and AP Batteries
  • Charging level indicator
  • Turns off automatically