STIHL has launched a new smart connector for its digital cloud-based fleet-management system. 

The Smart Connector 2 A has been specifically designed for the firm’s cordless machines and is able to transmit increased levels of data to a user’s smartphone via Bluetooth. 

The information relayed includes operating time, working speeds, the status on individual electronic components, ambient temperature and also messages about the status of the machine, giving users universal transparency of the machine and its performance.

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The Smart Connector 2 A also features a real-time clock, meaning the data is collected accurately regardless of how often the connector syncs with a smartphone, so operators can see when and for how long a machine was used. 

All of the machinery performance data is available to view either on the Stihl Connected app or on the desktop Stihl Connected Portal. 

Compatible Stihl machines for the Smart Connector 2 A include all 135 models (HLA, FSA, KMA, HTA), RGA 140, the latest HSA 94 R, HSA 94 T versions, with more professional machines coming in 2022.

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