DW616 Fixed Base RouterPower:

1 3/4 maximum hp with soft-start technology. 11 amp , detachable cord.

Dust seal on switches and it can be positions on the right or left hand side of the wood router.


Independent 8 slotted 1/4" and 1/2" collets for better bit retention. Do need to make sure you blow out the slots with each bit change or sawdust will prevent good clamping power.

Height Adjustment:

Micro-set thumb wheel for quick height adjustment. Five position turret stop on plunge base for incremental height adjustment.

Plunge Stroke: 2 1/2"

Tool Change:

This wood working router requires two wrenches for bit changes, but with a flat top it can be tipped upside down on your work bench for relatively easy bit and depth adjustments.


6" Clear LEXAN sub-base for better visibility and durability, that accept standard template guide bushings. Comes with a "sub-base" concentricity gauge to make sure bit is centered with base plate.

Rubber coated handles for good grip and low on the machine for great control.

Approximate Weight:

7-10 lbs depends on which base you have installed.


90 Day Money Back Guarantee, 1 year Free Service Contract and 3 year Limited Warranty.


Parts Manual

Instruction Manual



Fixed and Plunge Base Combo Kit, with both 1/4" and 1/2" collets, wrenches and box.


Motor and fixed base ONLY, both collets, wrenches and box.


  1. Users tend to like the rubber handles and the control they offer
  2. Base accepts standard Porter Cable guide bushings
  3. Switch is easy to locate and toggle on and off

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