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Model#: MKTNRT0701C
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Makita RT0701C 1-1/4 HP Compact Router

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Product Overview

Details

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. With a full 1-1/4 maximum horsepower and variable speed control dial of 10,000 to 30,000 RPM, the RT0701C is engineered to perform for a wide range of routing applications. Additional performance features include electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load, and soft start feature for smooth start-ups. The RT0701C is double-insulated with a heavy-duty aluminum motor housing for increased durability.
Features:
  • Powerful 1-1/4 HP motor delivers improved performance over previous models
  • Variable speed control dial of 10,000 to 30,000 RPM enables user to match the speed to the application
  • Smooth rack-and-pinion fine depth adjustment system for more precise settings
  • Slim and ergonomically designed body for increased comfort and control
  • Base accepts industry standard template guides
  • Quick release cam lock system for easy depth adjustments and base removal/installation
  • Heavy duty aluminum motor housing engineered for increased durability
  • Shaft lock for quick and easy bit changes
  • Non-marring high-durability base insert for increased work piece protection
  • Easy-to-read depth scales
Includes:
  • 1-1/4 HP Compact Router - RT0701C
  • 1/4 in. Collet - 763637-1
  • Straight Guide - 164834-6
  • 13mm Wrench - 781039-9
  • 22mm Wrench - 781011-1
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Specifications

Height: 7.875 in.
Weight: 3.9 lbs.
Amperage: 6.5
Base Type: Fixed
Collet Capacity: 1/4 in.
Depth Adjustment System: Micro-Fine Depth Adjustment
Handle Style: Palm Grip
Horsepower (Peak): 1.25
No-Load Speeds (RPM): 10,000 - 30,000
Speed Controls: Dial
Speed Settings: Variable
Switch Type: Toggle
Voltage: 120V

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Recommendations

Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
28 Reviews
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Yes (27)
Pros
Easy To Use (26)
Powerful (23)
Best Uses
Home Repair (10)
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Best Uses
Home Repair
router for CNC machine
I purchased this to replace the spindle on my X-Carve CNC machine. I can't imagine a better choice. This router with its 1 1/4 horsepower motor has more than enough power to cut anything I throw at it. I cut mostly Maple and Oak. Router will run 3 hours+ and not even get warm. The adjustable speed is a must for cutting different materials. I run it at 17000 rpm (setting 3) to cut acrylic and max speed for most woods. It's small and very quiet compared to other routers in this category. Bits are easy to replace with the lock button on the side but it also gives you the option to use 2 wrenches. I will brag on this router among all my maker friends every chance I get.
February 3, 2016
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
A man can never have enough Makita tools
I took the router out of the box and immediately chucked a round over bit and put this powerful dink to good use routing an edge on a bookcase I'm making for my son. It has nice balance and the depth adjustment was spot on. I've been using Makita tools for 20 years and have never been disappointed. This is my 3rd purchase from CPO and I'll by again. Thanks CPO for a great buying experience and my next order will come soon.
December 30, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Good router
Good router
October 2, 2014
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
perfect router for the job
I use this router to cut precise fin box holes into surfboards. I've tried about 4 others that we're either too heavy I had a hard time seeing the bit in motion. This one gets the job done just right. Thanks CPO.
August 12, 2014
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Good router
Good router
September 11, 2014
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Great product, great price
Heavy use in my mill work shop. Great for all types of projects. I have 4 now.
February 15, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Great Compact for the Price
I'm a professional cabinet maker and this router is great for trimming laminates and use with small router bits .
February 18, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
great value!
Perfect!
February 25, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Best Uses
Home Repair
Routing AR Lowers
Great product, nice and compact.
February 26, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
it is well built and powerful
it is well built . I was happy to see how great the router looked when I took it out of the box. It look like it was new.
March 16, 2015

Questions & Answers

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What is the outside diameter of the main body? (item 28 on the parts list) I want to clamp it onto the Z axis of a CNC machine.

The PDF manual says on page 2 the RT 0701C has a 3/8 inch collet. Other literature says only 1/4 inch. Which is it?

Can the speed control be removed from the unit and mounted separately, nearby?

Cheers Ken
Ken on Jun 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Your question would be best answered by Makita directly. For assistance, call 800-462-5482
What is diameter of base?
tombo on Jan 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Base is 3-1/4"

New Vs. Reconditioned

What's the difference between New and Factory-Reconditioned?

Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
  • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
  • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
  • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee; New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 60 days.
Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
Includes: 1-1/4 HP Compact Router - RT0701C,
1/4 in. Collet - 763637-1,
Straight Guide - 164834-6,
13mm Wrench - 781039-9,
22mm Wrench - 781011-1
1-1/4 HP Compact Router - RT0701C-R,
1/4 in. Collet - 763637-1,
Straight Guide - 164834-6,
13mm Wrench - 781039-9,
22mm Wrench - 781011-1
Availability: In Stock In Stock
Warranty: 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited
Price: $99.00 $72.00
You Save: N/A $27.00 (27%)

Warranty

Warranty Information

Makita Standard Warranty

The Makita Standard Warranty applies to both new and factory-reconditioned Makita tools. Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. If you are not satisfied with any Makita tool within 30 days of purchase, return it and Makita will provide a replacement or refund. Each Makita tool is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase. Should any trouble develop during this one-year period, return the COMPLETE tool, freight prepaid, to one of Makita's Factory or Authorized Service Centers.

Each NEW Makita Lithium‐Ion Power Tool, Battery and Charger is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of THREE YEARS from the date of original purchase

If inspection shows the trouble is caused by defective workmanship or material, Makita will repair (or at its option, replace without charge).

This Warranty does not apply where:
  • Repairs have been made or attempted by others
  • Repairs are required because of normal wear and tear
  • The tool has been abused, misused or improperly maintained
  • Alterations have been made to the tool
In no event shall Makita be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages from the sale or use of the product. This disclaimer applies to both during and after the term of this warranty. Makita disclaims liability for any implied warranties, including implied warranties of "merchantability" and "fitness" for a specific purpose, after the one-year term of this warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.