Husqvarna 550XP Petrol Chainsaw
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It's time to welcome the latest addition to Husqvarna's range of chainsaws (replacing the 346XP). The 550 XP® is compact, and a unique mix of power and easy handling that will make limbing and felling tasks a walk in the park for everyone.
It’s aggressive, lightweight, extremely ergonomic and the acceleration is lightning fast. No, it’s not rocket science we’re talking about. Instead Husqvarna is now proudly launching the latest addition to the pro-range chainsaws – the 550 XP®. A chainsaw that’ll have lots to offer you, regardless of whether you’re a professional logger or a pro-aspiring consumer. The 550 XP® is optimized for precision cutting and boasts a compact, lightweight design that makes it exceptionally responsive in fast-moving situations. The fast and powerful saw has been designed with ergonomics in focus. And the result is a compact, balanced tool with low vibrations well-suited for optimizing the work situation.
The 550 XP® is equipped with Husqvarna features that further facilitates use – AutoTune™ that optimizes the saw’s engine settings; X-Torq™ that reduces the fuel consumption and the subsequent emissions; and RevBoost™ that ensures higher chain speed and rapid engine acceleration when needed, for example while climbing, and the unique mix of power and easy handling makes this one of the most versatile products in the range.
Husqvarna 550 XP® is developed for professional loggers and skilled land owners. The saw has a ground breaking design and is loaded with innovative solutions for efficient, convenient operation. Our unique X-Torq® engine technology provide more power where you need it, up to 20% less fuel consumption and 75% less exhaust emission. RevBoost™ provide instant high chain speed for extra efficient de-limbing.
Extra savings available on some kits when bought with this machine.
Deliver lower fuel consumption and reduced exhaust emission levels in accordance with the world´s most stringent environmental regulations.
AutoTune gives optimal engine performance throughout automatic engine setting. No time spent on carburettor adjustments. It compensates for different fuels, altitude, humidity, temperature and clogged air filter.
Rapid acceleration and higher chain speed for best limbing performance.
Centrifugal air cleaning system for reduced wear and longer operating time between filter cleanings.
Effective anti-vibration dampeners absorb vibration, sparing the user's arms and hands.
Side-Mounted Chain Tensioner
Side-mounted chain tensioner makes chain adjustment quick and easy.
Sturdily built crankcase withstands high rpm tough professional use, ensuring a long service life.
Snap-Lock Cylinder Cover
Saves time when changing spark plugs and cleaning.
Three-piece crankshaft Smart Start®
Slimmed-down designLow, slender saw body makes the chainsaw easy and convenient to handle in any situation.
Engine specification Cylinder displacement 50.1 cm³ / 3.06 cu.inch
Power output 2.8 kW
Idling speed 2800 rpm
Maximum power speed 10200 rpm
Maximum recommended engine speed 14000 rpm
Cylinder bore 43 mm / 1.69 inch
Cylinder stroke 34.5 mm / 1.36 inch
Ignition system SEM-DM61
Ignition module air gap 0.3 mm / 0.01 "
Spark plug NGK CMR6H
Electrode gap 0.5 mm / 0.02 "
Fuel tank volume 0.52 lit / 1.1 US pint
Oil tank volume 0.27 lit / 0.57 US pint
Oil pump type Adjustable flow, no flow at idle
Oil pump capacity 5-12 ml/min
Torque, max. 2.8 Nm/6900 rpm
Fuel consumption 446 g/kWh
Cutting equipment Chain pitch .325"
Recommended bar length, min-max 33-50 cm / 13"-20"
Chain speed at max power 19.6 m/s / 64.3 fts
Bar mount Small
Emission, vibration & noise data Equivalent vibration level (ahv , eq) front / rear handle 2.8/3.7 m/s²
Sound pressure level at operators ear 106 dB(A)
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) 116 dB(A)
Emission data EPA Exhaust emissions (HC average) 57 g/kWh
Exhaust emissions (CO average) 271 g/kWh
Exhaust emissions (NOx average) 4 g/kWh
Exhaust emissions (CO2 average) 837 g/kWh
Overall dimensions Weight (excl. cutting equipment) 4.9 kg / 10.8 lbs
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All the essentials for maintaining a chainsaw. Filing kit, chain oil, 2 Stroke and a spark plug. Save £4.48
Chainsaw Protective Clothing Kit
All the essentials for safe chainsaw use. Protective chaps, helmet with mesh visor and hearing protection and a pair of protective gloves. Chaps and gloves have certified saw protection built in. Save £35.97
Chainsaw Starter Kit
Includes everything from the chainsaw maintenance kit and the chainsaw protective clothing kit. Save £44.45
Firewood Starter Kit
All the essentials (except a saw) to turn trees into firewood. Includes everything from the chainsaw maintenance kit, the chainsaw protective clothing kit plus a saw horse for logging and an axe for splitting. Save £47.42
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Chain For Husqvarna 346XP, 357XP, 550XP, 560XP and 545 Chainsaws
Available in sizes 13", 15" or 18"