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Model#: PCBN690LR

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Porter-Cable 690LR 1 3/4 Peak HP Router

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  • 11 Amps, AC only, 27,500 RPM, 1/4 in. & 1/2 in. collets
  • Precision machined aluminum motor housing & base
  • Auto-release collet system ends -infrozen-in bits
  • Accurate micrometer depth-of-cut adjustment to 1/128 in.
  • 100% sealed ball bearings
  • Dust-sealed switch
  • Lever release height adjustment
  • Under table stop prevents motor from inadvertently rotating out of base
  • 1 3/4 Peak HP Router - 690LR
  • Base - 1001
  • 1/4 in. Collet - 42999
  • 1/2 in. Collet - 42950
  • Collet Wrenches - 42596
  • Operating Manual


Height: 8 in.
Weight: 8 lbs.
Amperage: 11
Base Dimensions (Fixed): 5-3/4 in. x 5-3/4 in.
Base Type: Fixed
Collet Capacity: 1/4 in. / 1/2 in.
Depth Adjustment Increments (Fixed Base): 1/128 in.
Depth Adjustment System: Micro-Fine Depth Adjustment
Handle Style: Dual Knob
Horsepower (Peak): 1.75
No-Load Speeds (RPM): 27500
Speed Settings: 1
Switch Type: Toggle
Voltage: 120V


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  • 1 3/4 Peak HP Router


    Can i buy a plunge router base to fit a model 690 that i have?
    Asked on 7/2/2016 by Wally from Bella Vista, Ar.

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      Yes. The base you are looking for is an PCBN6931. Porter-Cable 6931 Plunge Base for 690 Series Routers

      Answered on 8/8/2016 by Chance from Atlanta
  • 1 3/4 Peak HP Router


    What is the difference between the 9690 and 690?
    Asked on 9/6/2015 by Glenn

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      Porter Cable's model, 9690 includes a case. Model 690 does not include a case.

      Answered on 9/9/2015 by Ray from Atlanta
  • 1 3/4 Peak HP Router


    does it come in 240 volts?
    Asked on 12/20/2013 by roar

    2 answers

    • A:

      This router is only 120 volts.

      Answered on 12/22/2013 by Community Answer from None
    • Staff Reviewer


      No, this is not available in 240 volts.

      Answered on 2/6/2014 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
  • 1 3/4 Peak HP Router


    do you make a dust collection base for model 690lr
    Asked on 10/27/2013 by jonesyz from bostn mass

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      Unfortunately we do not stock the dust collector in our warehouse. The model you are looking for is 39690. This is for models 100, 690, 691, 693, and 7529.

      Answered on 10/28/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
  • 1 3/4 Peak HP Router


    Is there a case included? Is a case available? If so how much.
    Asked on 7/30/2013 by jay from Louisville

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      No, a case is not included. We not not stock any Porter Cable cases. You can contact them directly at 1-888-848-5175.

      Answered on 7/30/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
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Standard Warranty - PORTER-CABLE LIMITED THREE YEAR WARRANTY (1 year for reconditioned products

PORTER-CABLE will repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship for three years from the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover part failure due to normal wear or tool abuse. For further detail of warranty coverage and warranty repair information, visit or call (888) 848-5175. This warranty does not apply to accessories or damage caused where repairs have been made or attempted by others. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary in certain states or provinces.

In addition to the warranty, PORTER-CABLE tools are covered by our:

  • 1 YEAR FREE SERVICE: PORTER-CABLE will maintain the tool and replace worn parts caused by normal use, for free, any time during the first year after purchase.
  • 90 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: If you are not completely satisfied with the performance of your PORTER-CABLE Power Tool, Laser, or Nailer for any reason, you can return it within 90 days from the date of purchase with a receipt for a full refund – no questions asked.
  • LATIN AMERICA: This warranty does not apply to products sold in Latin America. For products sold in Latin America, see country specific warranty information contained in the packaging, call the local company or see website for warranty information.

To register your tool for warranty service visit our website at

To obtain information on warranty performance, please write to: PORTER-CABLE CORPORATION, 4825 Highway 45 North, Jackson, Tennessee 38305; Attention: Product Service. THE FOREGOING OBLIGATION IS PORTER-CABLE'S SOLE LIABILITY UNDER THIS OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL PORTER-CABLE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other legal rights which vary from state to state.