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DEWALT 2-1/4 HP Electronic Variable Speed Fixed Base and Plunge Router Combo Kit with Soft Start

Model # DW618PK|Store SKU # 1000851822

Overview

Model # DW618PK Store SKU # 1000851822

The DEWALT 2-1/4 HP Electronic Variable Speed Fixed Base and Plunge Router Combo Kit with Soft Start features a 2-1/4 hp, 12 amp electronic variable speed motor that delivers ample power to rout smoothly through the toughest hardwoods. A versatile kit, both a fixed base and plunge base are included, giving you 2-tools-in-1 to tackle a wide range of applications. Providing superior accuracy, the micro-fine depth adjustment ring provides precise depth adjustments in 1/64 in. increments and adjusts vertically for a constant switch/cord set location. Loaded with ease-of-use, comfort and convenience features for increased job productivity, this router has a heavy-duty, precision machined, die-cast aluminum base and motor housing for exceptional durability and low tool weight.

  1. Electronic variable speed with full feedback control for constant speed under load from 8000 to 24,000 RPM and a soft start to reduce startup torque for enhanced control
  1. Heavy-duty, precision machined, die-cast aluminum base and motor housing for durability and low tool weight
  1. Nickel plated motor housing for a smooth, long-lasting depth adjustment
  1. Convenient right or left switch and cordset location
  1. Self-releasing and long, 8-slotted collets for better bit retention and elimination of frozen bits
  1. Includes: 2-1/4 HP electronic variable speed fixed base and plunge router, DW618M motor oack, DW6184 fixed base, DW6182 plunge base, 1/4-inch and 1/2-inch collets, wrench, large hole sub base, vacuum adaptor and kit box
  1. Adjustable, tool-free steel motor cam lock allows quick depth adjustment and base changes
  1. Integral, through-the-column dust collection collects 95% of dust for superior bit visibility
  1. Quick release motor latches for fast and easy motor pack removal for bit and base changes
  1. Detachable cordset for convenient cordset serviceability and eliminates the need for a shorty cord motor pack
  1. Precision machined brass bushings and case-hardened steel guide rods provide a smooth and accurate plunge stroke
  1. Clear, LEXAN sub-base provides enhanced base durability and bit visibility and accepts standard template guide bushings
  1. Rubber overmold handles and low center of gravity design provide best-in-class comfort, balance and control
  1. Dust-sealed switch protects against dust ingestion for longer switch life

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in inches)
13
Assembled Height (in inches)
8.65
Assembled Weight (in lbs)
22
Assembled Width (in inches)
22.5
Packaged Depth (in inches)
15.88
Packaged Height (in inches)
9.13
Packaged Weight (In lbs)
22.55
Packaged Width (in inches)
24

Details

Country of Origin
MX-Mexico

Warranty / Certifications

3 Year Limited Warranty
2-1/4 HP Electronic Variable Speed Fixed Base and Plunge Router Combo Kit with Soft StartDEWALT 2-1/4 HP Electronic Variable Speed Fixed Base and Plunge Router Combo Kit with Soft StartThe DEWALT 2-1/4 HP Electronic Variable Speed Fixed Base and Plunge Router Combo Kit with Soft Start features a 2-1/4 hp, 12 amp electronic variable speed motor that delivers ample power to rout smoothly through the toughest hardwoods. A versatile kit, both a fixed base and plunge base are included, giving you 2-tools-in-1 to tackle a wide range of applications. Providing superior accuracy, the micro-fine depth adjustment ring provides precise depth adjustments in 1/64 in. increments and adjusts vertically for a constant switch/cord set location. Loaded with ease-of-use, comfort and convenience features for increased job productivity, this router has a heavy-duty, precision machined, die-cast aluminum base and motor housing for exceptional durability and low tool weight.
DEWALT
1000851822
CAD299
The Home Depot Canada
2-1/4 HP Electronic Variable Speed Fixed Base and Plunge Router Combo Kit with Soft Start is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 136.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rating provided by a verified purchaser... Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2020-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent router combo kit Very versatile router combo kit. Soft start plunges easily into hardwood and matched with router bits and Dewalt edge vaccumn attachment has made this a desireable woodworking tool.
Date published: 2020-12-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I actually haven't used it yet but I can already... I actually haven't used it yet but I can already tell I don't really like how the base attaches to the router. My previous router was a porter cable and the simplicity was what I liked best. I may change my mind after I start using it but at first glance it seems more complicated than it needs to be.
Date published: 2020-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I needed.... Exactly what I needed.
Date published: 2020-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a very powerful router , can't ask for... This is a very powerful router , can't ask for any better.
Date published: 2020-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The router is very smooth at lower speeds. It easier... The router is very smooth at lower speeds. It easier to use two wrenches for changing the bits. Swapping out the motor isn’t too bad.
Date published: 2020-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very well construction. Exactly as I expected. Very well construction. Exactly as I expected.
Date published: 2020-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid performer. Solid construction. Very smooth running and quiet. The soft start is great. Easy... Solid performer. Solid construction. Very smooth running and quiet. The soft start is great. Easy to set up and use. The quality is great as expected from Dewalt. I don't expect to ever have to replace it. Great investment worth every penny. Shipped fast.
Date published: 2020-11-10
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Does this come with the hard plastic box case or the tool bag?

Asked by: Maker
Yes, the DW618PK will include a hard plastic kit box.
Answered by: DewaltProductExpert
Date published: 2020-03-27

Is this router suitable for a router table? I was given a Bosch RA1181 router table & would like to mount it there.

Asked by: Pat B
Please contact the router table manufacture for specifications on what will work with their router table.
Answered by: DewaltProductExpert
Date published: 2019-04-04
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