The Hitachi M12VC Variable-Speed Fixed-Base Router features a powerful motor and electronic speed control for making smooth cuts in a variety of materials. A welcome addition to any workshop, this precision router features electronic speed control, quiet operation, easy depth adjustments, and more, making it ideal for fine groove cutting, chamfering, window cutting, trimming, shaping, and pattern cutting.
Features of this router include a top-mounted rotation-speed dial and nickel-plated motor housing.
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Powerful Motor Operates Quietly
M12VC Variable-Speed Fixed-Base Router
|Power Input||11 Amps|
|No-Load Speed||8,000-24,000 RPM|
|Insulation Method||Single Insulation|
|No-Load Noise Level||79.5 dB|
|Collect Chuck Capacity||1/2" & 1/4"|
|Depth Adjustment System||Rotate the Motor Pack|
|Motor Clamp||2-Stage Lever|
|Straight Edge Guide Position||Front|
The M12VC's 11 Amp, 2-1/4 peak horsepower motor produces enough speed to cut through hardwoods with ease. Equipped with electronic speed control, the M12VC produces a no-load speed of 8,000-24,000 RPM. This means the router maintains constant RPM even as the load varies, so you'll get precise, controlled cuts in a wide range of materials.
Despite its powerful motor, the M12VC operates quietly. In fact, this router has a class-leading noise level of just 79.5dB, which means you'll get a quiet workshop, reduced vibration, and improved control.
Quick and Easy Depth Adjustments
The M12VC utilizes a two-stage motor release clamp for quick and accurate depth adjustments. The release clamp makes it easy to change from a fixed base to a plunge base (not included). Depth adjustments are also made easy by the nickel-plated motor housing, which also helps to reduce scratches and stains on the tool body.
The M12VC has a collet capacity of 1/2 inch (not included) and 1/4 inch (included).
Ergonomically Designed for Comfort and Control
Like all Hitachi tools, the M12VC is ergonomically designed to enhance comfort and control on the job. To start, this tool weighs only 7.3 pounds, making comfortable enough for freehand routing. Additionally, the handles are wrapped in Elastomer compound to reduce vibration and prevent slippage for ultimate control. For further ease of use, the fixed base offers a smooth work surface for gliding over the workpiece without scratching.
The M12VC is backed by Hitachi's industry-leading five-year warranty.
About Hitachi: A Tradition of Innovation
Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd.) provides professional-grade power tools for a variety of applications, including woodwork, metalwork, concrete, drilling, cutting, and fastening. Hitachi is a leader in power tool research and development and has achieved many firsts in the power tool industry. Today, Hitachi continues the tradition of innovation and engineering with new features in addition to classic quality.
What's in the Box
M12VC Router, 1/4-inch collet chuck, centering gauge, 16mm wrench, 23mm wrench, hex bar wrench (4mm), and hex socket HD bolt M5x10 (10 pieces).