http://www.stihl.com.au/promotions/hsa/ DSRP: $299.95 AP 80 Lithium-Ion Battery: $149.95 Lithium-Ion Battery Chargers: $49.95 to 89.95 HSA 65 Cordless From first-class cutting performance to new levels of working comfort, STIHL cordless power tools set new standards. The HSA 65 cordless hedge trimmer offers the mobility and power of petrol machines. Its innovative 3-in-1 performance has it all. That's because STIHL has combined three peak-performance features in one tool: a powerful 36 V Lithium-Ion battery, a high stroke rate, and special diamond-finished cutting blades. The result? First-class cutting performance in a tool that's mobile and powerful - making it perfect for use in all types of gardens. Technical Data Model HSA 65 Cordless Battery (V) 36 Cutting Capacity (mm) 500 Weight (kg) 4.6 Cutting Diameter (mm) 22 Stroke Rate (rpm) 3000 ---------------------------------- Me: The battery is suppose to stay charged for 45 mins w/o any loss of power. Also coming out with a cordless weedeater, chainsaw & blower, available in the fall of 2011. The hedge trimmer+battery+charger=over $500 bucks+tax! Yikes- Here is a video showing the cordless weedeater, hedger, blower & Stihl "mower": http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsore.../STIHL-power-tools-Cordless-power-system.html Good deal for the consumer because it is cordless? I seriously doubt that. I think the HIGH prices are crazy. I'd rather Stihl put their resources into building a ZTR mower & walk behinds, instead.