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Model # RT0701C

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6.5 Amp 1-1/4 HP Corded Fixed Base Variable Speed Compact Router with Quick-Release

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  • Powerful 1.25HP motor delivers 6.5 Amp for improved performance
  • Leading power-to-weight ratio provides up to 30,000 rpm @ 3.9 lbs
  • Heavy duty, double-insulated, aluminum motor for durability
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About This Product

The Makita 1-1/4 HP Compact Router delivers performance and precision in a compact design that is similar in size to many laminate trimmers. It's engineered for a range of routing applications with electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load and soft start for smooth start-ups. The slim, ergonomically designed body ensures increased comfort and control.

Highlights

  • Includes router, fixed base, 1/4 in. collet, straight guide, wrench #13, wrench 22
  • Variable speed control dial (10,000-30,000 RPM) to match the speed to the application
  • Smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system for more precise settings
  • Quick-release cam lock system for convenient depth adjustments and base removal/installation
  • Accepts industry standard template guides
  • Base can be removed quickly to install other bases
  • Durable flat top design for added convenience when changing bits
  • Non-marring, high-durability base insert for increased work piece protection
  • Uses 1/4 in. shank routers bits
  • Heavy-duty, double-insulated, aluminum motor housing engineered for increased durability
  • Double insulated
  • Includes: 1/4 in. collect (763637-1), straight guide (122965-7), wrench #13 (781039-9), wrench 22 (781011-1), fixed base (195560-6)
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Product Information

Internet # 204247210

Model # RT0701C

Store SKU # 590466

Specifications

Dimensions: H 7.875 in, W 3.5 in, D 3.5 in

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)

3.5 in

Product Height (in.)

7.875 in

Product Width (in.)

3.5 in

Details

Amperage (A)

6.5 A

Collet Size (in.)

1/4 in.

Color Family

Teal

Condition

New

Cord Length (ft.)

8.208 ft

Corded Tool Type

Router

Cordless/Corded

Corded

Horsepower (HP)

1.25 hp

Included

Dust Collection

Maximum Speed (RPM)

30000 RPM

Portability

Handheld

Power Tool Features

Depth Adjustment, Multiple Base, Variable Speed

Product Weight (lb.)

3.9 lb

Returnable

90-Day

Router Base Type

Fixed Base

Tools Product Type

Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings

UL Listed

Manufacturer Warranty

1 Year Warranty

Questions & Answers

76Questions
caret
Q:This item does not come with a bag or a case. My larger router came with a bag. Can someone recommend a bag or a case that I can buy separately to store this router and its accessories by themselves?
by|Mar 10, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  Thank you for your question on the RT0701C router. If you are interested in a kit that comes with a bag, we recommend the model RT0701CX3. Please refer to the following batteries for more information https://www.makitatools.com/products/details/RT0701CX3.

by|Mar 12, 2024
    caret
    Q:max bit diameter
    by|Feb 27, 2024
    1 Answer
    Answer This Question

    A:  Thank you for your question on the RT0701C router. The bits cavary in diameter but the shank has to be 1/4.

    by|Feb 27, 2024
      caret
      Q:Is this compatible with the porter and cable dovetail jig?
      by|Jan 30, 2024
      1 Answer
      Answer This Question

      A:  Thank you for your question on the RT0701C compact router. No, and Makita does not recommend using accessories or attachments other than those specifically made for the tool being used. Please refer to your instruction manual for other compatibility questions or to the following link https://www.makitatools.com/products/details/RT0701C for more information.

      by|Jan 31, 2024
        caret
        Q:How many decibels is this when running?
        by|Dec 31, 2023
        1 Answer
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        A:  Thank you for your question on the RT0701C compact router. There is no published spec on the decibels of this tool.

        by|Jan 18, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          4.6 out of 5

          • 4.6 out of 619 reviews
          • 91% recommend this product
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          I had to put up a slab door. This was...
          I had to put up a slab door. This was perfect with the template.
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          Works great
          I was needing to cut angle on some trim pieces but did not want the entire edge at a 45°. The pieces were too small for me to completely do it with a table saw. So I decided to get this router. Worked incredibly well. Gave me the edge I was looking for to match the trim in the rest of the house. Going to use this for dado cuts soon as well.
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            This is a great tool. I use it for smaller jobs like cutting boards, etc. I had originally bo...
            This is a great tool. I use it for smaller jobs like cutting boards, etc. I had originally bought into the "lifetime" service brand at HD but after reading the details on "registering" the product and the service, I opted to return it. This unit has more power and is much quieter than the other brand. Fits great in the hand and is a joy to use. This router is a great addition to anyone's workshop!
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              10 found this review helpful
              Great little router, I use it for small trim work and also in my Shapeoko CNC machine.
              Great little router, I use it for small trim work and also in my Shapeoko CNC machine.
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              5 found this review helpful
              Great features variable speed, accessible brushes and 6.5 amps. The 2 wrench design is a very nic...
              Great features variable speed, accessible brushes and 6.5 amps. The 2 wrench design is a very nice feature in addition to the spindle lock. I unpacked read the instructions and tested the variable speed dial and the motor and it runs very smooth and quiet with no router bit installed. The router body and grip is very comfortable and not too large to hold safely. The included straight guide is a great bonus and fits securely. I will order the dust guard and other accessories over time. I really like the Makita base diameter and optional accessories that can be used with it. The warranty is 1 year. I chose to add the 2 year home depot protection plan for another $12 and have the router brand and design I chose for my individual needs. After hours of reading recommended router bit speed charts and reading product reviews I wanted the best compact routing experience. I chose to return a single speed 7 amp 27000 rpm compact router with soft start and electronic feedback sealed in its box.
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                9 found this review helpful
                Exquisite Tool
                Bought the other comparable router at the same price point first because it came with the carry bag and had the tempting service agreement. Should have known I was paying for those things because the actual tool quality was pretty run-of-the-mill. I returned it and bought this router. Don't be fooled by the similar reviews when doing your comparisons. This Makita is a fine, meticulously crafted tool with plastic and metal in all the right places. It routes beautifully, is easy to assemble/disassemble for bit and accessory swaps and the bits don't get heat-stuck (as was the case with the other router). Many add-ons are available for this as well for different applications. If a carry bag is a must i'd recommend searching the web and spending the extra $15 or so for a small Makita bag or just use a generic tote. It's worth it.
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                33 found this review helpful
                Still a very good tool at a quality above the rest but inferior in quality to the Makita tools of the past.
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                Strong unit built to last.
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