Greenworks 12-Inch 40V Cordless String Trimmer
Greenworks 12-Inch 40V Cordless String Trimmer, Model 2101602, is very popular and lightweight string trimmer, intended for keeping hard to reach areas of lawn and yard clean and tidy.
Greenworks 2101602 string trimmer is an affordable unit, being powered by 40V 2.0 Ah lithium-ion battery, featuring dual-line automatic feed and simple maintenance.
Published: July 22, 2020.
Greenworks 12-Inch 40V Cordless String Trimmer Features and Specifications
Greenworks 12-Inch 40V Cordless String Trimmer, Model 2101602, comes with a bare tool, Greenworks
29462 40V 2.0Ah lithium-ion battery and Greenworks 29482 40 volts lithium-ion battery charger.
The unit is powered by the brushed electric motor and features a cutting width of 12 inches (30.5 cm). No-load speed (maximum speed) is ~7500 RPM ensuring clean cuts using a dual-line system with automatic feed - whenever the user starts a motor, the line is automatically extended by approximately 1/4 inches (~6.35 mm). If required, the line can be extended manually.
Also, the unit comes with a line trimming cut-off blade positioned on the guard.
Note: Greenworks 2101602 cordless string trimmer is rather easy to assemble, use and maintain, but when it arrives, be sure to thoroughly read the manual in order to get accustomed to your new string trimmer.
Greenworks 2101602 cordless string trimmer uses nylon trimmer line 0.065 inches (1.65 mm) thick that can be purchased in the bulk, or as a replacement dual-line nylon spool.
When assembled and ready to run, Greenworks 2101602 cordless string trimmer weighs 7.87 pounds (~3.6 kg) with its 2.0 Ah battery attached.
Greenworks 2101602 cordless string trimmer comes with the Greenworks lithium-ion 29462 G-MAX 40V 2.0Ah battery that is able to power a broad range of tools designed around Greenworks G-MAX 40V batteries.
Note: if you already have Greenworks G-MAX 40V battery, this cordless string trimmer can be bought as a 'bare tool' at a very affordable price.
Greenworks 29462 G-MAX battery feature onboard battery capacity indicator with four LEDs:
- all 4 green lights: the battery is at 100% capacity,
- 3 green lights: the battery is at 75% capacity,
- 2 green lights: the battery is at 50% capacity,
- 1 green light: the battery is at 25% capacity, at should be recharged soon,
- LEDs go out: the battery charge is at less than 10% and must be recharged immediately.
Greenworks 29462 G-MAX is able to power cordless string trimmer up to 30 minutes (load dependent) and can be recharged in 60 minutes using accompanying Greenworks 29482 battery charger. Also, if you have a 40V 4.0 Ah battery, it can be recharged using this battery charger in ~120 minutes.
Greenworks 29482 battery charger is a smart battery charger that is able to communicate with the battery and to display using its two LED lights the current condition of the battery and the charging process:
- two red lights: the battery is charging,
- red and green: the battery is fully charged,
- red and orange: the battery is too warm - remove it and cool down for at least 30 minutes,
- red and the second light 'off': no battery present,
- red and blinking red: defective battery.
Note: it is possible that 'false positive' occurs from time to time. When 'defective battery' happens, remove the battery from the charger for at least a minute and try again. If the 'defective battery' happens again, remove the battery from the charger, unplug the charger and try again after a minute or two. If 'defective battery' happens again, the battery is really defective and should be replaced.
Again, when the unit arrives, be sure to read the Owner's Manual thoroughly.
Long Story Short: If you are looking for a new cordless string trimmer and especially if you already have Greenworks 40V G-MAX battery and charger, consider Greenworks 2101602 cordless string trimmer.
It is simple to use and maintain unit that does its job well at acceptable price.
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