Compact, light weight and widely considered as the best top handle petrol chainsaw on the market, the ECHO® CS-2511TES  top handle saw has become a favourite for the arborist, climbers and foresters from around the world.

Light weight arborist saw

The CS-2511TES top handle arborist chainsaw is ECHO’s lightest and most compact saw. Weighing just 2.3kg (dry weight w/o bar and chain) and with an ergonomic compact design, the saw is both highly manoeuvrable and can be used for long periods with little fatigue. At the same time, the engine produces 1.10kW giving the CS-2511TES a superior power-to-weight ratio.

Top handle saw innovation

Innovation is the essence of ECHO and although small, the CS-2511TES is packed with innovative features. Grouped controls and a new ergonomic top handle makes the CS-2511TES a great climbing saw. A swing-out lanyard ring is positioned for superior balance and easy climbing.

Best reviews

Around the world, the ECHO CS-2511TES receives outstanding reviews from arborists, tree surgeons, climbers and carvers. Professional reviews and coverage from Pro Arb magazine, Arb Climber magazine and Horticulture Week cite the many benefits of this small petrol chainsaw.

This small chainsaw has been designed to be operated one handed and therefore can only be sold to trained professional tree surgeons who are suitable qualified.

This product is part of ECHO’s X Series range of “best-in-class” products.


  • Engine displacement


    Dry weight*




    Fuel tank capacity

    0.19 litres

    Fuel consumption at max engine power

    0.67 l/h

    Chain oil tank capacity

    0.14 litres

    Chain tensioner


    Ignition system


    Priming pump


    Choke with automatic fast idle release


    Start assist system


    Bar length

    25cm (10")

    Guide bar gauge


    Saw chain pitch