Routers Item ID: #513


Porter-Cable 690LR 11 Amp Fixed-Base Router



NOW $122.25

Product Information:

  • 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-inch
  • Dust-sealed switch and sealed ball bearing construction enhance tool durability; Precision machined aluminum motor housing and base

Item Description

Powerful and efficient, the Porter-Cable 690LR Fixed-Base Router utilizes a hefty 1-3/4-horsepower motor to generate an impressive 27,500 rpm for precise cuts. Two ergonomic handles are strategically placed to make routing easy and comfortable, even during all-day jobs. For added convenience, the router includes collets that will accept 1/4-inch and 1/2-inch shank bits.

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690LR Fixed-Base Router
At a Glance :
  • Single-speed router with
    1-3/4-horsepower motor generates 27,500 rpm for easy routing

  • Fast, precise coarse adjustments via spiral can design and cam-lock lever
  • Auto-release collet system for easy bit removal
  • Five-year warranty
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Porter-Cable Fixed-Base Router

1-3/4-horsepower router makes precision cuts in a wide variety of woods. View larger.

Powerful and Precise
An essential addition to any woodworking shop, the router owes its robust performance to a single-speed, 11 amp motor that produces 1-3/4 peak horsepower to handle a range of jobs. For consistent, steady performance, the cam-lock lever enables simple coarse height adjustments. A quick fixed-base motor release allows th user to move the motor pack between plunge and d-handle bases (each sold seperately). Accurate to within 1/128 inch, a micro depth adjustor ensures optimum precision.

Rugged Construction with Dust-Sealed Components
As durable as it is efficient, the router features a precision-machined aluminum motor housing and base. A dust-sealed switch and sealed ball-bearing construction guard against wear and tear–even in a hardworking shop or busy jobsite.

Fast Bit Removal and Ergonomic Design for Stability and Comfort
For user-friendly performance and consistency, the router includes an auto-release collet system for easy bit removal. An under-table stop prevents the motor from inadvertantly rotating out of the base, and ergonomic molded grips keep your hands and wrists comfortable, even during extended jobs.

Dimensions and Warranty Information
The 690LR Fixed-Base Router measures 12.0 by 5.50 by 8.62 inches (L x W x H), weighs 8.0 pounds, and is backed by a five-year warranty.

What’s in the Box
Router with motor, fixed base, 1/4-inch and 1/2-inch collets, collet wrench, and operating manual.



Porter-Cable Fixed-Base Router
Aluminum motor housing and base
for stability during operation.
Porter-Cable Fixed-Base Router
Auto-release collet system
for easy bit removal.


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