Updated 29 Sep 2016

Stihl

RMA 410 C

Snapshot: The Stihl RMA 410 C is a catcher-only battery-electric mower that weighs 16.4kg and has a cutting width of 41cm. But is it a smooth operator?

RMA 410 C
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1165

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Test results

Overall score
89
Catcher cutting
?/10
Long grass cutting
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent catcher cutting.
  • Excellent long grass cutting.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Very easy to push and manoeuvre.
  • Barely noticeable handle vibration.
  • Very comfortable handle at a good height.
  • Easy height adjustment.
  • Reasonable battery life (30 minutes).
  • Quiet.

But

  • No obvious bad points.

How we test

Overall score comprises performance (50%) and ease of use (50%).

Performance scores are based on cutting:

Short (30mm) grass to 15mm
Medium-length (approx. 75-100mm) grass to 30mm
Long (approx. 300-400mm) grass on the highest cut setting

We run the short and medium-length grass tests with the mower in both catcher and mulching modes where applicable. Neither the catcher nor the mulcher is used for the long grass test.

Ease of use is assessed on:

Vibration (20%)
Pushing/manoeuvring (20%)
Handle comfort (20%)
Controls (10%)
Cutting height adjustment (10%)
Catcher convenience (10%)
Ease of starting** (10%)

Key data

Model

Type
Catcher-only
Avg price
$1165

Specifications

Noise (dBA)
66/76
Weight (kg)
16.4
Cutting height range (mm)
20-75
Starter
Electric
Run time (minutes)
30
Charge time (minutes)
145
Cut width (cm)
41
Handle height (cm)
107
Closeness of cut to vertical edge (front/right/left) (mm)
140/30/30
Chassis
Plastic
Engine
n/a
Voltage
36
Battery size tested
4.0
Battery cost
$175 (4.3Ah), $265 (6.3Ah)
Starter location
Handle

Features

Console (skin)/battery cost
$735
Self-propelled drive
×

More Info

Notes
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Availability
Stihl shops.

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