Porter Cable 690LR 1-3/4 HP Fixed Base Router with 11 Amp Motor for 1/4" and 1/2" Shanks

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1-3/4 HP Fixed Base Router with 11 Amp Motor for 1/4" and 1/2" Shanks

Get jobs done quickly and easily with this 1-3/4 horsepower fixed base router. Durability means you can get years of use with only minimal wear and tear. A must have for any professional or do it yourselfer.


  • 11 Amp motor producing 1-3/4 Peak HP
  • 27,500 rpm single speed motor
  • Cam lock lever enables simple coarse height adjustments and motor release (fixed base)
  • Micrometer depth adjustor accurate to 1/128"
  • Dust-sealed switch and sealed ball bearing construction enhance tool durability
  • Precision machined aluminum motor housing and base
  • Auto-release collet system allows for easy bit removal after use
  • Collets included to accept 1/4" and 1/2" shank bits
  • Under table stop prevents motor from inadvertently rotating out of base
  • Overmolded grips for greater comfort in extended use
  • Includes:
    • Router Motor
    • Fixed Base
    • 1/4" & 1/2" collets
    • Collet wrench
    • Operating manual


  • Power: 120 VAC, 25-60 HZ
  • HP: 1-3/4 HP
  • Amps: 11 Amps
  • No Load Speed: 27,500 rpm
  • Motor Diameter: 3-1/2 "
  • Collets: 1/4" & 1/2"
  • Base: 5-3/4" Round
  • Length: 12 "
  • Width: 5.5 "
  • Height: 8-5/8 "
  • Weight: 8 lbs
  • Shipping Weight: 10 lbs

After more than 100 years, PORTER-CABLE has clearly earned its place as one of the most trusted names in power tools today. PORTER-CABLE is a brand with a proud history of innovation and has brought many firsts to the power tool industry. The company designs, manufactures and distributes electric and cordless power tools, pneumatic tools and compressors, pressure washers, generators and related accessories for the professional woodworking, commercial/residential construction, plumbing and electrical markets. Carpenters and woodworkers have come to depend on and trust PORTER-CABLE to help them do everything from putting the finishing touches on crown moulding to creating heirloom quality furniture to last a lifetime.

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Our SKU: Porter Cable 690LR

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Porter Cable 690LR Product Specifications

Amperage 11
Application Router
Base Diameter 5.75
Batteries Included No
Collet Capacity 0.25, 0.5
Collet Diameter 1/2", 1/4"
Cord Length 84
Cordless No
Dust Collection No
Dust Sealed Switch Yes
Handle Style Knob
Height 8
Horsepower 1.75, 37989
Includes Carrying Case No
Length 12
Manufacturer Warranty 3 Year Limited
Motor Amperage 11
Motor Frequency 60
Motor RPM Max 27500
No Load RPM 27500
Power Type Corded
Speed Settings 1
Spindle Lock No
Subbase Opening 5-3/4"
Tool Weight 8
Voltage 120
Width 5.5

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