The 1-1/4 HP Compact Router Kit (model RT0701CX3) delivers performance, versatility and precision in a compact size. With a full 1-1/4 maximum horsepower and three bases included in the kit, the RT0701CX3 is engineered for a full range of precision routing applications.
The RT0701CX3 has a powerful 1-1/4 HP (maximum horsepower) motor with a variable speed control dial (10,000-30,000 RPM) that enables the user to match the speed to the application. Additional performance features include electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load, and soft start feature for smooth start-ups. The RT0701CX3 is double-insulated with a heavy-duty aluminum motor housing for increased durability.
The RT0701CX3 is engineered for precision and includes a smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system and easy-to-read depth scales for more precise settings. The quick release cam lock system is designed for easy depth adjustments and base removal/installation, with a high-visibility base design for improved handling and performance.
Additional features include a slim and ergonomic design that weighs only 3.9 lbs., with a durable flat top design for added convenience when changing bits. The base can be removed quickly to install other bases, and the shaft lock is engineered for quick and easy bit changes (uses ¼” shank router bits).
The kit includes three bases needed for a range of routing applications. The plunge base has a full 0” – 1-3/8” plunge capacity while the tilt base is for routing at different angles (-30° to 45°) and the offset base allows for routing in hard-to-reach areas and as close as ¾” to a wall. The router accepts industry standard template guides for added versatility.
The Makita U.S.A., Inc. Head Office is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. The Makita Corporation of America is located in Buford, Georgia, and is part of a global Makita network of ten manufacturing and assembly plants that is the source of Makita products used on job sites around the world. The product development team works closely with engineers on job sites to develop products that exceed the demands of the American contractor. Makita U.S.A., Inc. operates warehouse and distribution facilities in La Mirada and Buford, as well as Mt. Prospect, Illinois and Wilmer, Texas. Buford and Wilmer are also the locations of Makita University, a hands-on educational experience where contractors and dealers can learn the latest technologies, products and applications.