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Matrix TPLT5616

Matrix TPLT5616

3.8 from 9 reviews

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RainbowsHobart, TAS

  • 15 reviews

Not happy


Mine arrived still in box am uploading two pictures they sent me a demo one which has already been used, I do not have a printer to get a consignment form as they only allow 3 days, cant get one or any help, they offered me a lousy $20 no way, this was suppose to be brand new not one that was on display Im at a loss now :(

Purchased in November 2019 at Matrix tools.

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Would definitely buy again!


Very easy to use, compared to other brands on the market. Supports different width cable too, which is unique. The battery is easy to detach when charging and it charges fast as well. I would recommend this product and the service from the seller. A plus ebay customer service. Done

Date PurchasedMay 2018

not bad


This wiper sniper/brush cutter is very powerful, and great value. The only issue is the battery doesn't last very long. This is fine for home use, as you can just do half an hour one time, then charge it up, and the next day finish your lawn, but unless you had several batteries, or at least one other battery, you couldn't use this, if you were mowing lawns as a job for instance

Date PurchasedMar 2018

dkleungSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 4 reviews

good buy


powerful does the job and works well have no problem with the unit so far would recommend this item to anyone who need a reliable and effective tool good response from seller. transaction was smooth with no problem price was reasonable so consider it is a worthy purchase to last a few years

Date PurchasedMay 2017



  • 2 reviews

Best trimmer I've ever had.


Exceptional machine, high quality manufacture very easy to operate,I particularly like the feed mechanism, works like a charm with regular line feed, no more fumes, no more unable to start woes, just a great innovation all round.I would highly reccommend this product to anyone with complete confidence. also I know from past experience that I have the backup of Outbaxcamping if anything happens to go wrong with the machine

Date PurchasedFeb 2018


whitbyozSouth-Eastern Region, NSW

  • 6 reviews

Good Machine


Easy to use and works very well. Cuts woody material with ease.
Parts are well made. and the unit is easily assembled.
As usual the instruction book could be better.
A year old haven't replaced any parts and used extensively last summer and the past few weeks.

Would highly recommend

Date PurchasedAug 2017

great device


Powerful for battery operated device and cuts well and is very well ballanced for a hand held.
The Machine feels well-made, and well-balanced to hold and use. I haven't owned it for long enough yet to rate its battery/charge-life or if the whole thing lasts well... so this is a preliminary report.

Date PurchasedFeb 2018

Great device except for original cutting head which wore out in six months of light use.


Powerful for battery operated device and cuts well.
Replacement cutting head difficult to open and close. Needs a strong hand to push and twist.
Original cutting head wore out in six months of light use. Replacement head is much stronger but difficult to use
Harness is also not very user friendly.

Date PurchasedNov 2017


  • 15 reviews

Does the job


Questions & Answers

Gibbo McCool

Gibbo McCoolasked

Where can we get the spool/cord replacement for these?

1 answer

Go to your local Stihl dealer and buy a spool of 15m 2mm trimmer line - for under $9!
If you're lucky the dealer will measure off two armlenghts of cord and thread it into the bumphead



Are you still happy with your Matrix Brush Cutter Cordless Line Trimmer. The price is now $269 do you think it is worth it?

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Hi and thanks for your question. Yes, I'm happy with the Matrix trimmer thus far. I've used it quite a bit and it's very powerful - just as good as a large full electric or small motorised unit - but without the hassle of cords or, in the case of petrol powered, the fuel. It uses 2mm line and is solidly built. I'd say it's worth the $269, although I'd suggest waiting until it's available at a more discounted price. The reason I say this is the following: unless in a potential warranty claim, there appears to be no spare parts available. For example I wrote and asked if I could buy a spare battery, but the sellers responded that none were available except for a warranty claim. The battery is huge and one charge is sufficient for me to trim my 750m2 yard at least 3 times before needing to recharge. Nevertheless, without the ability to buy another one when it wears out (hopefully it will last a few years) the machine would be rendered useless. So, I'd balance the price with the amount of use you'll get and the convenience. I've noticed there are other 40v trimmers on Ebay for only approx $165 - and I would imagine that they too would be quite powerful. In short, however, the Matrix is solidly built and very powerful. It's battery lasts extremely well and it cuts through heavy grass and weeds if needed. I'm happy with it thus far and use it once a week. In terms of the machine itself, yes, I'd recommend it.


Thanks for the reply
It has all positive reviews on Ebay so when Ebay offered a 10% off today I ordered one. Especially wanted the option of the metal blade. If the battery ever needs replacing you might be able to get it repacked at Battery World they were able to do that for an old video camera battery I had.


Hi. I also have one of these trimmers and was concerned about not being able to get a spare/replacement battery. I have just found that the Baumr-AG battery looks to be identical (I have closely studied the pics and it is very common for power tools made by the one manufacturer to be found under several different brand names ...) check it out for yourselves....https://www.edisons.com.au/4-0ah-lithium-replacement-battery-pack-bpk-4/

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