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Recommendation chart

Full-time Forestry Use
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Optimal
Good
Optimal
Good
Good
Good
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Not recommended
Part-Time Forestry Use
Not recommended
Not recommended
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Acceptable
Acceptable
Good
Optimal
Good
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Good
Good
Good
Not recommended
Occational Use/Firewood
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended

Technical specifications

CS 2234 CS 2238 CS 2245 S CS 2245 CS 2240 S CS 2240 CS 2250 S CS 2255 CS 2255 CS 2153 CS 2152 CS 2156 CS 2159 CS 2165 CS 2166 CS 2171 CS 2172 CS 2188 CS 2139 T
Engine
Power output 1.4 kW 1.5 kW 2.1 kW 2.1 kW 1.8 kW 1.8 kW 2.4 kW 2.6 kW 2.6 kW 2.6 kW 2.4 kW 3.2 kW 3 kW 3.4 kW 3.6 kW 3.9 kW 4.1 kW 4.8 kW 1.7 kW
Cylinder and piston data
Cylinder displacement 38 cm³ / 2.3 cu.inch 38 cm³ / 2.32 cu.inch 45.7 cm³ / 2.79 cu.inch 45.7 cm³ / 2.79 cu.inch 40.9 cm³ / 2.5 cu.inch 40.9 cm³ / 2.5 cu.inch 50.2 cm³ / 3.06 cu.inch 55.5 cm³ / 3.39 cu.inch 55.5 cm³ / 3.39 cu.inch 50.1 cm³ / 3.06 cu.inch 51.7 cm³ / 3.2 cu.inch 56.5 cm³ / 3.45 cu.inch 59 cm³ / 3.6 cu.inch 65.1 cm³ / 4 cu.inch 70.7 cm³ / 4.3 cu.inch 70.7 cm³ / 4.3 cu.inch 70.7 cm³ / 4.3 cu.inch 87.9 cm³ / 5.36 cu.inch 39 cm³ / 2.4 cu.inch
Cutting equipment
Recommended bar length, min-max 35-35 cm / 14"-14" 35-40 cm / 14"-16" 33-51 cm / 13"-20" 33-51 cm / 13"-20" 33-45 cm / 13"-18" 33-45 cm / 13"-18" 33-51 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 38-70 cm / 15"-28" 38-71 cm / 15"-28" 38-70 cm / 15"-28" 38-70 cm / 15"-28" 45-70 cm / 18"-28" 30-35 cm / 12"-14"
Sound and noise data
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 115 dB(A) 115 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 115 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 115 dB(A) 113 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 113 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 112 dB(A)
Sound pressure level at operators ear 100 dB(A) 101 dB(A) 103 dB(A) 103 dB(A) 102 dB(A) 102 dB(A) 104 dB(A) 104 dB(A) 104 dB(A) 104 dB(A) 102 dB(A) 102 dB(A) 102 dB(A) 102.5 dB(A) - 103 dB(A) 108 dB(A) 107.5 dB(A) 100 dB(A)
Vibration data
Equivalent vibration level (ahv , eq) front / rear handle 3.7/4.8 m/s² 3.7/5.1 m/s² 2.4/3.6 m/s² 2.4/3.6 m/s² 2.6/3.5 m/s² 2.6/3.5 m/s² 3.4/3.6 m/s² 3.4/4.5 m/s² 3.4/4.5 m/s² 2.4/3.1 m/s² 3/4.1 m/s² 3.2/3.9 m/s² 3.9/4.4 m/s² 3.6/5.7 m/s² 4/5.9 m/s² 3.1/4.6 m/s² 4/5.9 m/s² 5.8/7.5 m/s² 2.8/3.1 m/s²
Overall dimensions
Weight (excl. cutting equipment) 4.7 kg / 10.36 lbs 4.6 kg / 10.14 lbs 5.1 kg / 11.2 lbs 4.9 kg / 10.8 lbs 4.4 kg / 9.7 lbs 4.3 kg / 9.48 lbs 5.1 kg / 11.2 lbs 5.8 kg / 12.8 lbs 5.8 kg / 12.8 lbs 5.1 kg / 11.2 lbs 5 kg / 11.02 lbs 5.6 kg / 12.3 lbs 5.6 kg / 12.3 lbs 6 kg / 13 lbs 6.4 kg / 14.1 lbs 6.1 kg / 13.4 lbs 6.4 kg / 14.1 lbs 7.1 kg / 15.4 lbs 3.5 kg / 7.7 lbs
Lubricant data
Fuel tank volume - 0.3 lit / 0.14 US pint 0.45 lit / 0.95 US pint 0.45 lit / 0.95 US pint 0.37 lit / 0.18 US pint 0.37 lit / 0.18 US pint 0.45 lit / 0.95 US pint 0.44 lit / 0.9 US pint 0.44 lit / 0.9 US pint 0.5 lit / 1.06 US pint 0.5 lit / 1.06 US pint 0.68 lit / 1.43 US pint 0.68 lit / 1.43 US pint 0.77 lit / 1.62 US pint 0.77 lit / 1.6 US pint 0.77 lit / 1.62 US pint 0.77 lit / 1.62 US pint 0.9 lit / 1.9 US pint 0.34 lit / 0.72 US pint
Oil tank volume - 0.19 lit / 0.09 US pint 0.26 lit / 0.55 US pint 0.26 lit / 0.55 US pint 0.25 lit / 0.12 US pint 0.25 lit / 0.12 US pint 0.26 lit / 0.55 US pint 0.32 lit / 0.7 US pint 0.32 lit / 0.7 US pint 0.28 lit / 0.59 US pint 0.28 lit / 0.59 US pint 0.38 lit / 0.8 US pint 0.38 lit / 0.8 US pint 0.4 lit / 0.84 US pint 0.4 lit / 0.8 US pint 0.4 lit / 0.84 US pint 0.4 lit / 0.84 US pint 0.5 lit / 0.9 US pint 0.15 lit / 0.32 US pint

Features

CS 2234 CS 2238 CS 2245 S CS 2245 CS 2240 S CS 2240 CS 2250 S CS 2255 CS 2255 CS 2153 CS 2152 CS 2156 CS 2159 CS 2165 CS 2166 CS 2171 CS 2172 CS 2188 CS 2139 T
Clean Power™
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Turbo air cleaning
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Vibration damping system using steel springs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Inertia chain brake
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fuel guage
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Fuel pump
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Spin Start
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Cylinder cover with quick-release
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Tool less chain tensioning
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Side-mounted chain tensioner
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Ulticor
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Magnesium crankcase
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Adjustable oil pump for chain lubrication
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quick release air filter
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Model name CS2121 EL CS2117 EL
Price

Recommendation chart

Full-time Forestry Use
Not recommended
Not recommended
Part-Time Forestry Use
Not recommended
Not recommended
Occational Use/Firewood
Optimal
Optimal

Technical specifications

CS2121 EL CS2117 EL
Engine
Voltage 230 V 230 V
Power rating 2000 W 1700 W
Lubricant data
Oil tank volume 0.1 lit / 0.05 US pint 0.1 lit / 0.05 US pint
Cutting equipment
Chain pitch 3/8" 3/8"
Bar length 406.4 mm / 16 inch 355.6 mm / 14 inch
Chain gauge 0.05 " 0.05 "
Chain speed at max power - 14.5 m/s / 47.57 fts
Sound and noise data
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) 106 dB(A) 106 dB(A)
Dimensions
Weight 4.4 kg / 9.7 lbs 4.4 kg / 9.7 lbs

Features

CS2121 EL CS2117 EL
Oil level gauge
Yes
Yes
Inertia chain brake
Yes
Yes
Electronic soft start
Yes
No

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