Einhell RASARRO 36/42 Review Cordless Lawnmower (Power X-Change)

Einhell RASARRO 36/42 Review
Einhell RASARRO 36/42
Performance/Cut Quality
88
Features
90
Durability
86
Value
88
Warranty/Support
84
What I Like
Power X-change with up to 300 other tools
Multiple mowing options
Good mid-range German brand
Sliding handle adjustment
Powerful brushless motor
Dual charger supplied
Petrol style starter bar
What I Don't Like
A little heavy
May require higher Ah batteries for very large lawns
87
My Overall Rating

Summary


If you’re keen to jump on the cordless lawn mower bandwagon then I’ve got some really good news; German brand, Einhell, has released a range of three cordless mowers that offer amazing power and easy lawn maintenance.

The Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower is the largest of the three and has a wide 42 cm cutting deck making it suitable for lawns up to 725 square metres. The mower is ideal for people who have never used a cordless model before thanks to how simple and convenient its features are. But that doesn’t come at the expense of excellent performance.

The features of the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower don’t differ all that much from its smaller brothers and it’s really the size that sets it apart. But if you’re unsure of whether this is the right mower for you, the information in this Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower review will help you make the right decision.

Main Features

  • 42 cm cutting deck
  • 36 v battery power
  • Dual charger
  • Mulching option
  • 50 litre grass collection box
  • Adjustable handles
  • 6 easily adjustable cutting heights
  • Lightweight plastic body
  • 2 year guarantee

Power System and Battery

Einhell Power X-Change RASARRO 36/42 Cordless Lawnmower With Battery...

As is the case with the entire RASARRO range, the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower comes with 2 18v 4.0Ah batteries. That’s a really good amount of power for a machine of this size so you can mow your large garden with confidence.

These are lithium ion batteries which are known for their long life and impeccable performance and they power a smooth, reliable brushless motor.

One of the obvious benefits of having a cordless lawn mower is that there’s no longer any need for pesky cords getting in the way. It makes mowing the lawn a breeze.

If there’s one major selling point about the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower, it’s that the batteries are part of the Power X-Change range. This allows you to share the batteries with up to 300 other tools from the brand; talk abbott convenient!

However, I have to point out that, while the size of the mowing deck makes this model suitable for lawns up to 725m², the included batteries are really only suitable for lawns up to 550m². If you wanted to then it would be a better idea to purchase a pair of 5.2Ah batteries for a larger lawn to improve the runtime and performance.

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Battery Charger

The Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower not only comes with two power shareable batteries, it is also supplied with a dual charger. There’s nothing more frustrating than having a cordless mower that takes two batteries and only being able to charge one at a time.

But what struck me even more was how quickly this charger boosts the juice. In just sixty minutes the batteries will go from flat to ready to go so you’re not left waiting around to tend to your garden.

There’s also a handy battery indicator that lets you know when it’s time to recharge and the charger is fitted with LED lights to give you a clear idea of when they’re fully charged.

Performance

Einhell RASARRO 36/42 Features

If you don’t like the idea of having to get the trimmer out after mowing then the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower might be a wise addition to your tool shed. It’s fitted with grass combs which allow you to cut much closer to the edge, along fences, borders, pathways and other boundaries. It’s a simple touch but one that takes a lot of the work out of garden maintenance.

You’ll also notice that the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower comes with a mulching plug. This is inserted into the back of the mower and, instead of the clippings being sent to the grass box, they circulate around the deck and are finely chopped up. They’re then deposited onto the grass, giving it a boost of nutrients. If you’re looking for an eco-friendly way to fertilise your lawn, you’ve just found it!

Deck and Blade

The Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower is fitted with a 42 cm hardened steel blade. This will stand up to all of the challenges of domestic mowing without the need to replace as often. What’s more, hardened steel stays sharper for longer making your lawn mower maintenance even easier!

The 42 cm cutting width is suitable for gardens up to 725 square metres. However, this may be too large for small gardens as a big mower is just awkward to move around small spaces. But the good news is that Einhell has two other mowers in the range; a 34cm model (Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/34) suitable for lawns up to 300 square metres and a 38cm (Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/38) model for lawns up to 400 square metres.

Wheels

Another of the features of the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower that I really liked was the large rear wheels. These offer excellent stability and manoeuvrability without the risk of damage to the lawn.

Handles

Einhell RASARRO 36/42 Cutting Diameter

By far one of my favourite features of the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower is its sliding handle. This is something that I’ve only seen on the Bosch AdvancedRotak so it’s a really unique touch. What’s more, it’s really easy to adjust thanks to the quick release lever so there’s no messing around before you start mowing.

The benefit of this is that adjusting the height of the handle is super quick and easy and you can set it so that it’s comfortable for you. If you’ve ever experienced back pain while mowing, this will certainly be a welcome addition.

What’s more, the handle collapses in on itself when not in use which makes it a lot easier to store the mower, particularly if you’re pushed for space.

While the body of the mower is made from plastic, the handle is made from aluminium. This makes it really smooth to operate, comfortable and very light weight at the same time as being mega durable.

You’ll also notice that the handle is ergonomically shaped for a more comfortable user experience. The controls and petrol style starter bar are all within easy reach and the contours of the handle fit perfectly into the hand. There’s also a rubber strip along the handle for added grip and stability.

Height Adjustment

The Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower comes with a choice of six cutting heights ranging between 25 mm and 75 mm. This gives you more than enough versatility to cut your lawn to your liking and adjust the height over the course of the mowing season.

However, I should point out that, if you go for the smallest model in the range, the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/34 cordless lawn mower, then the cutting heights are reduced to a choice of five.

I love how easy it is to switch between the heights when using this mower. There’s a central lever that moves smoothly between the settings and that locks into place so it’s really secure and won’t pop out while you’re mowing.

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Grass Collection Bag

Einhell RASARRO 36/42 Collection Bag

The Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower comes with a 50 litre grass collection box. The lid is made from solid plastic which gives good structure while the box itself is made from fabric.

The benefit of this is improved airflow and of course, it can be collapsed when you store the mower. However, I did notice that the smaller 38 cm model came with a full plastic grass box making it less easy to store.

The grass box on the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower also comes with a full level indicator which flaps when there is still space inside. Once the box fills up, it will stop moving so you know it’s time to empty. This means no more stopping to check how full the grass box is. There’s also a practical handle on the top of the grass box which makes tipping the contents away much easier.

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Practicalities

Einhell RASARRO 36/42 Practicalities

If you have children then there’s always that worry that they’ll mess with the lawn mower and sustain a devastating injury. But, the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower includes a safety key so there’s no chance of an accidental start up. While this is a feature on a lot of modern cordless mowers, it’s not a given so it’s always nice to see this.

Storing the  Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower is really simple so it’s ideal if your shed or garage is already packed with equipment. Not only does the handle fold down but the entire thing has been designed to be space saving. Once it’s collapsed, there’s a convenient carry handle so you can move it into storage. However, it does weigh more than 17kg so it’s not the lightest mower in the world which is worth considering if you don’t have a lot of strength.

I was also really impressed with the 10 year service guarantee on the brushless motor which gives you excellent peace of mind. But if you want to take advantage of this, it’s vital that you remember to register your machine when you purchase it. The mower itself also comes with a two year guarantee.

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Einhell RASARRO 36/42 User Manual

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What’s Included In The Box?

  • 1 x Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower
  • Dual charger
  • 2 x 4.0Ah 18 v batteries
  • 50 litre grass box
  • Mulching plug
  • User manual

Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Power X-change with up to 300 other tools
  • Multiple mowing options
  • Good mid-range German brand
  • Sliding handle adjustment
  • Powerful brushless motor
  • Dual charger supplied
  • Petrol style starter bar
Cons
  • A little heavy
  • May require higher Ah batteries for very large lawns

Einhell RASARRO Comparison Table

RASARRO 36/34
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RASARRO 36/38
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RASARRO 36/42
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Mower
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Einhell Power X-Change RASARRO 36/38 Cordless Lawnmower With Battery...
Einhell Power X-Change RASARRO 36/42 Cordless Lawnmower With Battery...
Brand
Einhell
Einhell
Einhell
Type
Cordless
Cordless
Cordless
Cutting Width
34 cm
38 cm
42 cm
Cutting Height
5 levels, 25-65 mm, central adjustment
6 levels, 25-75 mm, central adjustment
6 levels, 25-75 mm, central adjustment
Cutting Options
Bagging, rear discharge, mulching
Bagging, rear discharge, mulching
Bagging, rear discharge, mulching
Weight
14.5 kg
15.5 kg
15 kg
Battery
2x 18V 3.0 Ah Power X-Change rechargeable batteries
2x 18V 4.0 Ah Power X-Change rechargeable batteries
2x 18V 5.2 Ah Power X-Change rechargeable batteries
Battery Life
Up to 300 m² with 2 fully charged batteries
Up to 450 m² with 2 fully charged batteries
Up to 725 m² with 2 fully charged batteries
Charging Time
60 minutes with the Power X-Twincharger 6A
60 minutes with the Power X-Twincharger 6A
90 minutes with the Power X-Twincharger 6A
Motor
Brushless motor
Brushless motor
Brushless motor
Catching Device Capacity
30 L
45 L
45 L
Wheel Diameter Front
150 mm
150 mm
150 mm
Wheel Diameter Rear
220 mm
220 mm
220 mm
Sliding Handles
Price
£238.99
£299.95
£337.24
RASARRO 36/34
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Mower
Einhell Power X-Change RASARRO 36/34 Cordless Lawnmower With Battery...
Brand
Einhell
Type
Cordless
Cutting Width
34 cm
Cutting Height
5 levels, 25-65 mm, central adjustment
Cutting Options
Bagging, rear discharge, mulching
Weight
14.5 kg
Battery
2x 18V 3.0 Ah Power X-Change rechargeable batteries
Battery Life
Up to 300 m² with 2 fully charged batteries
Charging Time
60 minutes with the Power X-Twincharger 6A
Motor
Brushless motor
Catching Device Capacity
30 L
Wheel Diameter Front
150 mm
Wheel Diameter Rear
220 mm
Sliding Handles
Price
£238.99
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RASARRO 36/38
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Mower
Einhell Power X-Change RASARRO 36/38 Cordless Lawnmower With Battery...
Brand
Einhell
Type
Cordless
Cutting Width
38 cm
Cutting Height
6 levels, 25-75 mm, central adjustment
Cutting Options
Bagging, rear discharge, mulching
Weight
15.5 kg
Battery
2x 18V 4.0 Ah Power X-Change rechargeable batteries
Battery Life
Up to 450 m² with 2 fully charged batteries
Charging Time
60 minutes with the Power X-Twincharger 6A
Motor
Brushless motor
Catching Device Capacity
45 L
Wheel Diameter Front
150 mm
Wheel Diameter Rear
220 mm
Sliding Handles
Price
£299.95
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RASARRO 36/42
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Mower
Einhell Power X-Change RASARRO 36/42 Cordless Lawnmower With Battery...
Brand
Einhell
Type
Cordless
Cutting Width
42 cm
Cutting Height
6 levels, 25-75 mm, central adjustment
Cutting Options
Bagging, rear discharge, mulching
Weight
15 kg
Battery
2x 18V 5.2 Ah Power X-Change rechargeable batteries
Battery Life
Up to 725 m² with 2 fully charged batteries
Charging Time
90 minutes with the Power X-Twincharger 6A
Motor
Brushless motor
Catching Device Capacity
45 L
Wheel Diameter Front
150 mm
Wheel Diameter Rear
220 mm
Sliding Handles
Price
£337.24
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Should You Buy This Model?

Einhell RASARRO 36/42 Conclusion

Out of the three mowers in the Einhell RASARRO range the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower is the largest. So, if you have a garden that measures up to 725 square metres then this is the obvious choice.

With how simple and easy this lawn mower is to use, I’d recommend it to anyone who has never used a cordless model before. There’s no tricky controls and if you’re tired of the hassle of starting a petrol mower, this will be a breath of fresh air. What’s more, it has a petrol style starter bar so things will feel a little familiar but without any starting issues.

What’s more, this Einhell RASARRO 36/42 comes with a two-year warranty, so in the unlikely event that anything does go wrong, you can feel confident that you are covered. Remember, if you register your mower within 30 days of purchase, this warranty will be increased to 3 years. To extend your warranty click the link below:-

https://www.einhell.de/en-de/login.html?return_url=%2Fen-de%2Fuser-dashboard%2Fwarranty-registration.html

Conclusion

I can’t deny that all of the mowers in this range have impressed me. The largest model, the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower, has a range of useful features that make it both powerful and convenient.

I really struggled to find many things that I didn’t like about the Einhell Power X-change RASARRO 36/42 cordless lawn mower. In fact, aside from the fact that you may need slightly more powerful batteries for massive lawns and that it’s a little heavy, it’s a fantastic bit of kit.

 


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Einhell RASARRO 36/42

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Einhell Power X-Change RASARRO 36/42 Cordless Lawnmower With Battery...
  • EXPERIENCE LAWNMOWER CORDLESS FREEDOM - Annoying power cords are a thing of the past! Thanks to the longer running times from the 36V batteries in our RASARRO range of lawn mowers cordless technology makes taking care of every area of your lawn a real pleasure
  • SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE - With a brushless electric motor this grass cutter machine powerfully tackles even overgrown lawns without any mechanical wear on the motor. The lawn-friendly large wheels minimise impact to the grass, handle uneven ground and help achieve precise results close to the lawn edge
  • GERMAN DESIGN EXCELLENCE - The cordless walk-behind lawn-mower has 6 cutting heights (25mm to 75mm), an adjustable long handle that folds away for easy storage and a generously dimensioned 50L grass box with fill level indicator. With a cutting width of 38cm it effortlessly tackles medium to large lawns up to 725 m²
  • ONE BATTERY FOR OVER 300 TOOLS - The same battery will power all of your Einhell PXC Power Tools and Garden Machines. Our intelligent ABS Battery Electronics and high-performance Li-Ion Cells makes our rechargeable battery system one of the safest in the industry and ensures efficiency, reliability and durability
  • RECHARGEABLE LAWNMOWER WITH BATTERIES AND CHARGER - This is a Cordless Lawn Mower kit and includes 2 x 4Ah 18V lithium-ion rechargeable batteries and charger

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As a seasoned expert in the field of garden power tools, I have dedicated over a decade to working with and reviewing a wide variety of lawn mowers. My extensive experience has allowed me to gain a deep understanding of the benefits and limitations of different types of mowers and garden tools.

Over the years, I have honed my skills in writing informative articles and creating helpful videos for various blogs and publications. This has given me the ability to not only recognise what makes a good lawn mower, but also to help you choose the perfect garden tool for your specific needs and requirements.

With my wealth of knowledge and expertise, I am confident that I can provide you with valuable insights and recommendations when it comes to selecting the right lawn mower for your lawn. So, whether you're looking for a battery cordless, electric, petrol, or robotic mower, you can trust in my expertise to guide you towards the best option for your garden.

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