With its powerful 550w electric motor driving a set of top-quality 51.5cm diamond-ground blades, the Al-Ko HT550 cuts quickly and cleanly with no plant-damage. Its incredibly lightweight build (only 3.6kg), advanced ergonomics and perfect balance make it easy to guide accurately over the hedge, while also ensuring operator-fatigue is kept to a minimum. The super-sharp blades are equipped with a guard to prevent them contacting walls and floors; and Al-Ko have incorporated their patented safety-cable, which is impossible to cut through. This model has tooth-spacing of 18mm and a blade-speed of 3200rpm. MoreLess
The Al-Ko HT700 is equipped with a set of generously-sized 65.4cm blades, making it ideal for tackling larger hedges. The high-quality blades are diamond-ground for sharpness and durability, and they operate at 3200rpm for fast, efficient trimming. This easy to handle hedgetrimmer weighs just 4.5kg and features an ergonomic adjustable handle, so you can guide it accurately and safely across the hedge. An innovative integrated spirit-level ensures your hedge-tops will be as neat as possible; while Al-Ko's provision of their patented heavy-duty power-cable works to optimise user-safety. The Al-Ko HT700’s 24mm tooth-gap makes it possible to trim older hedges with thicker growth. Power comes from 700w motor, which offers performance levels comparable to those of a petrol engine. MoreLess
Equipped with a high-powered but impressively quiet-running 500w motor, the STIHL HSE-61 Electric Hedgetrimmer is a good choice for anyone maintaining a town or city garden. It weighs just 4.1kg and features an adjustable rear-handle; a combination that makes it supremely manoeuvrable; and it utilises Stihl's triple safety-switching technology that all but eliminates any possibility of accidental injury. This model's 50cm blade and 29mm tooth-gap make it ideal for trimming larger hedges containing, thick, well-established growth.