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

Technical specifications

CS 2234 CS 2238 CS 2234 S CS 2238 S CS 2240 CS 2240 S CS 2245 CS 2245 S CS 2250 S CS 2255 CS 2255 CS 2255 S CS 2252 CS 2253 CS 2253 WH CS 2258 CS 2258 CS 2260 CS 2260 CS 2260 CS 2260 WH CS 2166 CS 2172 CS 2172 W CS 2188 CS 2188 CS 2125 T
Engine specification
Cylinder displacement 38 cm³ / 2.3 cu.inch 38 cm³ / 2.32 cu.inch 38 cm³ / 2.3 cu.inch 38 cm³ / 2.32 cu.inch 40.9 cm³ / 2.5 cu.inch 40.9 cm³ / 2.5 cu.inch 45.7 cm³ / 2.79 cu.inch 45.7 cm³ / 2.79 cu.inch 50.2 cm³ / 3.06 cu.inch 55.5 cm³ / 3.39 cu.inch 55.5 cm³ / 3.39 cu.inch 55.5 cm³ / 3.39 cu.inch 50.1 cm³ / 3.06 cu.inch 50.1 cm³ / 3.06 cu.inch 50.1 cm³ / 3.06 cu.inch 59.8 cm³ / 3.65 cu.inch 59.8 cm³ / 3.65 cu.inch 59.8 cm³ / 3.65 cu.inch 59.8 cm³ / 3.65 cu.inch 59.8 cm³ / 3.65 cu.inch 59.8 cm³ / 3.65 cu.inch 70.7 cm³ / 4.3 cu.inch 70.7 cm³ / 4.3 cu.inch 70.7 cm³ / 4.31 cu.inch 87.9 cm³ / 5.36 cu.inch 87.9 cm³ / 5.36 cu.inch 25.4 cm³ / 1.6 cu.inch
Power output 1.4 kW 1.5 kW 1.4 kW 1.5 kW 1.8 kW 1.8 kW 2.1 kW 2.1 kW 2.4 kW 2.6 kW 2.6 kW 2.6 kW 2.5 kW 2.8 kW 2.8 kW 3.1 kW 3.1 kW 3.5 kW 3.5 kW 3.5 kW 3.5 kW 3.6 kW 4.1 kW 4.1 kW 4.8 kW 4.8 kW 0.96 kW
Fuel tank volume ---- 0.37 lit / 12.51 fl oz 0.37 lit / 12.51 fl oz 0.45 lit / 15.22 fl oz 0.45 lit / 15.22 fl oz 0.45 lit / 15.22 fl oz 0.44 lit / 14.88 fl oz 0.44 lit / 14.88 fl oz 0.44 lit / 14.88 fl oz 0.52 lit / 17.58 fl oz 0.52 lit / 17.58 fl oz 0.52 lit / 17.58 fl oz 0.65 lit / 21.98 fl oz 0.65 lit / 21.98 fl oz 0.65 lit / 21.98 fl oz 0.65 lit / 21.98 fl oz 0.65 lit / 21.98 fl oz 0.65 lit / 21.98 fl oz 0.77 lit / 26.04 fl oz 0.77 lit / 26.04 fl oz 0.77 lit / 26.04 fl oz 0.9 lit / 30.43 fl oz 0.9 lit / 30.43 fl oz -
Vibration & noise data
Equivalent vibration level (ahv, eq) front / rear handle 3.7/4.8 m/s² 3.7/5.1 m/s² 3.7/4.8 m/s² 3.7/5.1 m/s² 2.6/3.5 m/s² 2.6/3.5 m/s² 2.4/3.6 m/s² 2.4/3.6 m/s² 3.4/3.6 m/s² 2.8/3.4 m/s² 2.8/3.4 m/s² 2.8/3.4 m/s² 2.5/2.9 m/s² 2.5/2.9 m/s² 2.5/2.9 m/s² 2.9/4.1 m/s² 2.9/4.1 m/s² 2.9/4.1 m/s² 2.9/4.1 m/s² 2.9/4.1 m/s² 2.9/4.1 m/s² 4/5.9 m/s² 4/5.9 m/s² 4/5.9 m/s² 4.9/7 m/s² 4.9/7 m/s² 3.4/3.3 m/s²
Sound pressure level at operators ear 100 dB(A) 101 dB(A) 100 dB(A) 101 dB(A) 102 dB(A) 102 dB(A) 103 dB(A) 103 dB(A) 104 dB(A) 106 dB(A) 106 dB(A) 106 dB(A) 107 dB(A) 107 dB(A) 107 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 110 dB(A) 110 dB(A) 110 dB(A) 106 dB(A) 106 dB(A) 95.7 dB(A)
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 115 dB(A) 115 dB(A) 115 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 116 dB(A) 116 dB(A) 116 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 110 dB(A)
Cutting equipment
Recommended bar length, min-max 35-35 cm / 14"-14" 35-40 cm / 14"-16" 35-40 cm / 14"-16" 35-40 cm / 14"-16" 33-46 cm / 13"-18" 33-46 cm / 13"-18" 33-45 cm / 13"-18" 33-45 cm / 13"-18" 33-45 cm / 13"-18" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-51 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-50 cm / 13"-20" 33-51 cm / 13"-20" 33-51 cm / 13"-20" 33-51 cm / 13"-20" 33-51 cm / 13"-20" 41-70 cm / 16"-28" 41-70 cm / 16"-28" 41-71 cm / 16"-28" 45-70 cm / 18"-28" 45-70 cm / 18"-28" 25-25 cm / 10"-10"
Overall dimensions
Weight (excl. cutting equipment) 4.7 kg / 10.36 lbs 4.6 kg / 10.14 lbs 4.7 kg / 10.36 lbs 4.7 kg / 11.02 lbs 4.3 kg / 9.48 lbs 4.4 kg / 9.7 lbs 4.9 kg / 10.8 lbs 5.1 kg / 11.2 lbs 5.1 kg / 11.2 lbs 5.8 kg / 12.8 lbs 5.8 kg / 12.8 lbs 5.8 kg / 12.8 lbs 5 kg / 11.02 lbs 5 kg / 11.02 lbs 5.2 kg / 11.46 lbs 5.6 kg / 12.35 lbs 5.6 kg / 12.35 lbs - 5.6 kg / 12.35 lbs - 5.8 kg / 12.79 lbs 6.4 kg / 14.1 lbs 6.4 kg / 14.1 lbs 6.6 kg / 14.5 lbs 7.1 kg / 15.4 lbs 7.1 kg / 15.6 lbs 3 kg / 6.6 lbs
Lubricants
Oil tank volume - 0.19 lit / 0.09 US pint - 0.19 lit / 0.09 US pint 0.25 lit / 0.12 US pint 0.25 lit / 0.12 US pint 0.26 lit / 0.55 US pint 0.26 lit / 0.55 US pint 0.26 lit / 0.55 US pint 0.32 lit / 0.7 US pint 0.32 lit / 0.7 US pint 0.32 lit / 0.7 US pint 0.27 lit / 0.57 US pint 0.27 lit / 0.57 US pint 0.27 lit / 0.57 US pint 0.33 lit / 0.7 US pint 0.33 lit / 0.7 US pint 0.33 lit / 0.7 US pint 0.33 lit / 0.7 US pint 0.33 lit / 0.7 US pint 0.33 lit / 0.7 US pint 0.4 lit / 0.8 US pint 0.42 lit / 0.89 US pint 0.42 lit / 0.89 US pint 0.5 lit / 0.9 US pint 0.5 lit / 1.06 US pint 0.16 lit / 0.3 US pint

Features

CS 2234 CS 2238 CS 2234 S CS 2238 S CS 2240 CS 2240 S CS 2245 CS 2245 S CS 2250 S CS 2255 CS 2255 CS 2255 S CS 2252 CS 2253 CS 2253 WH CS 2258 CS 2258 CS 2260 CS 2260 CS 2260 CS 2260 WH CS 2166 CS 2172 CS 2172 W CS 2188 CS 2188 CS 2125 T
Clean Power™
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Turbo
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Anti Vib
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Inertia chain brake
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fuel pump
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Spin Start
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Tool less chain tensioning
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Snap-locked covers
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Side-mounted chain tensioner
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Fuel gauge
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Ulticor
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Carb control
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Magnesium crankcase
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Adjustable flow oil pump
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Quick release air filter
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Retained bar nuts
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Heated handles
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
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
Motor specification
Voltage 230 V 230 V
Power rating 2000 W 1700 W
Lubricants
Oil tank volume 0.1 lit / 0.05 US pint 0.1 lit / 0.05 US pint
Vibration & noise data
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) 106 dB(A) 106 dB(A)
Cutting equipment
Bar length 406.4 mm / 16 inch 355.6 mm / 14 inch
Chain pitch 3/8" 3/8"
Chain gauge 0.05 " 0.05 "
Chain speed at max power - 14.5 m/s / 47.57 fts
Overall dimensions
Weight (excl. cutting equipment) 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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