The lightest top handle chainsaw in Japanese power tool manufacturer Echo’s product range is now available in the UK.

Weighing in at just 2.3kg (dry weight without bar and chain) the CS-2511TES is Echo’s most nimble and compact saw to date, making it easy to use for long periods with little fatigue and ideal for light saw jobs around the farm.

The engine produces 1.10kW to give the CS-2511TES a superior power-to-weight ratio and the saw fits easily in the hand with its ergonomic contoured handle and patented palm rest for control and comfort.

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Features

Controls are positioned logically and are easy to use, while a swing-out lanyard ring enhances balance and makes climbing easier, say Echo.

There are narrow louvers in the body to prevent ingress of pine needles and debris penetration into the engine compartment. Wider tank openings enable easier oil and fuel filling and the oil adjuster is on top for easy access.

The starter grip cord allows the operator to open the oil and fuel caps, even when wearing gloves, for easier maintenance.

A dropout prevention nut is held on with a wire spring so it cannot be lost when the operator needs to maintain the chainsaw, even if they are at a great height.

The saw comes with a five-year domestic warranty or a two-year warranty for professionals and comes with a recommended retail price of £499, including vat.