The BLACK+DECKER BEHT100 16″ Electric Hedge Trimmer features a 16 in. dual-action hardened steel black for reduced vibration while trimming (Compared to BLACK+DECKER single-action blade models). It has a 3.0 amp motor for trimming branches up to 5/8 in. This trimmer offers a lightweight, compact design that is easy to use with less fatigue. Cord retention prevents accidental unplugging while you work.