Bosch 2.25 HP Electronic Vs Fixed-Base Router-1617EVS at The Home Depot


Model # 1617EVS

Internet # 203358965

2.25 HP Electronic Vs Fixed-Base Router

Bosch 2.25 HP Electronic Vs Fixed-Base Router

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$152.22 / each


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Model # 1617EVS

Internet # 203358965

Variable Speed 12-amp motor provides soft start. Maintains speed under load and provides overload protection. Electronic variable speed with 8,000-25,000 RPM range for max. versatility. Precision centering system for accurate cuts. Self extracting collet system for less run out. Includes 1/4 in. and 1/2 in. collets.

  • 2.25 HP - 12-amp motor 8,000-25,000 RPM
  • Variable speed dial for matching speed to workpiece and task
  • Macro and microfine bit depth adjustment system with resettable depth indicator for fast, precise depth adjustment
  • Large 3-3/4 in. base opening plus 2 in. sub base opening accepts large bits
  • Exclusive precision centering design centers bit precisely, makes it easy to keep bit on intended cutline when using jigs, templets, dovetail fixtures and similar guidance devices
  • Right or left switch location for user preference and consistency (motor does not rotate during depth adjustment)
  • Classic hardwood handles for comfort and beauty
  • One-piece armature shaft for accuracy and long bit shank capacity
  • Soft start reduces start-up torque
  • Constant response circuitry ,maintains constant speed under load, provides overload protection
  • Fixed base has threaded holes for mounting to router table positioned in common 3-hole pattern
  • Double insulated
  • Power switch - now includes dust-sealed power switch

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Amperage (amps)  12  Assembled Depth (in.)  12.26 in 
Assembled Height (in.)  7.75 in  Assembled Width (in.)  10.1 in 
Certifications and Listings  1-UL Listed,CSA Listed  Collet size (in.)  0.5 
Color Family  Blue  Cord Length (ft.)  10 
Corded Tool Type  Planer  Cordless/Corded  Corded 
Depth Adjustment  Yes  Dust Collection  Yes 
Manufacturer Warranty  1 Year  Multiple base  No 
Peak Horsepower  2.25 hp  Power Tool Product Type  Corded 
Product Depth (in.)  12.26  Product Height (in.)  7.75 
Product Weight (lb.)  10.23 lb  Product Width (in.)  10.1 
Reconditioned  No  Returnable  90-Day 
Router Base Type  Fixed  Variable Speed  Yes 


Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 18 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Impressive Tool This router is far superior to the others I have owned. It has a smooth start and runs true. I purchased it to mount in a router table and the base is set-up for through the table adjustment. There is no need for an additional base if you will leave it mounted, but it is handy if you want to move back and forthfrom mounted to hand held operation. iI using large bits in the table it becomes a bit cumbersome to adjust the height, but independant it isn't an issue. Home Depot could not match the on-line price, but gave me a discount to very close to the on-line price. Very satisfied with the router and the service. September 16, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good Router I bought this router to use in a second router table. I'm an old retired guy and A bit of system redundancy works well for me. I decided to try the 1617EVS router in a Bosch RA1181 router table. Not only is the setup easy with this system but all the functionality is there as well. Bosch used several well thought out ideas. The router has plenty of power for not only edge shaping but its use as a jointer works very well. I've ran a good amount of red oak through it and the router4 has not faltered once. There is no appreciable run-out and bits are easy to change. Adjusting the height through the table is a definite plus. I would buy this router again. May 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome Router Use in my homemade router table but got old real fast when needed to use hand held so I went out and bought another one. Now have one in table and one out fo table. Smooth, powerful and easy to set up and use. July 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nice Router I bought this router because it was one of three that fits in my Rockler Router lift. I have used it 4 or 5 times and pleasantly surprised. This is my first BOSH power tool so I was not 100% sold. This router is replacing my burned out Porter Cable 1 3/4 hp (Repaired and now my backup). I like the variable speed and soft start. So far so good. Lets see how long this one last. I can not comment on the base as all I did was place the motor in my router lift. July 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by love my bosch router I Love bosch routers i have4 plunge and 2 fixed base January 21, 2014
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