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Expect performance, versatility and precision in a compact size with Makita’s 1-1/4 HP Compact Router Kit (model RT0701CX7). With a full 1-1/4 maximum hp and a plunge base included in the kit, the router is engineered for a full range of precision applications. The powerful motor features 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 a soft start design for smooth startups. The router is double-insulated with a heavy-duty aluminum motor housing for increased durability.


  • Includes router, 1/4 in. collet (763637-1), plunge base (195563-0), straight guide (164834-6), wrench 13 (781039-9) and wrench 22 (781011-1)
  • Variable-speed control dial (10,000-30,000 RPM) for matching speed to each application
  • Smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system for more precise settings
  • A slim and ergonomically designed body offers comfort and control
  • Quick-release cam lock system for easy depth adjustments and base removal/installation
  • Fixed base accepts industry standard template guides for convenience
  • The high-visibility base design for improved handling and performance
  • The base can be removed quickly to install other bases
  • Heavy-duty aluminum motor housing is double-insulated and engineered for durability
  • Shaft lock for quick and easy bit changes
  • Durable flat top design for ease in changing bits
  • Non-marring, high-durability base insert provides increased workpiece protection
  • Uses 1/4 in. shank router bits
  • Easy-to-read depth scales for convenience


  • Brand: Makita 
  • Weight (lb.):3.9
  • Amperage (amps): 6.5
  • Cord Length (ft.): 8.2
  • Collet Size (in.): 1/4 in.
  • Horsepower (HP): 1.25 hp
  • Maximum Speed (rpm): 30000