2-1/4 HP (maximum motor HP) EVS D-Handle Router with Soft Start

Product Overview

The DW618D 2-1/4 HP EVS D-Handle Router with Soft Start has a powerful motor for routing through tough hardwood at the user's desired speed. Two-position ruber overmolded D-handle incorporates trigger switch with lock-on feature. Features precise depth adjustments and fast, easy motor pack removal for bit and base changes.

Additional Features

  • Micro-fine, depth-adjustment ring provides precise depth adjustments in 1/64" increments and adjusts vertically for a constant switch/cordset location
  • Adjustable, tool-free steel motor cam lock makes depth adjustment and base changes quick and solid-locking
  • Quick-release motor latches for fast and easy motor pack removal for bit and base changes
  • Detachable cordset offers cordset serviceability and removes the need for a "shorty" cord motor pack
  • Clear, LEXAN sub-base provides enhanced base durability, bit visibility, and accepts standard template guide bushings
  • Two-position, rubber overmolded handle and low center of gravity design provide best-in-class comfort, balance, and control
  • Spindle lock button allows for single-wrench bit changes
  • Dust-Sealed Switch protects against dust ingestion for longer switch life
  • Heavy-duty, precision-machined, die-cast aluminum base and motor housing for durability and low tool weight
  • Nickel-plated motor housing for a smooth, long-lasting depth adjustment
  • Flat top for easy bit and depth changes
  • Self-releasing, long, eight slot collets for better bit retention and elimination of frozen bits


  • (1) DW618M Motor Pack
  • (1) DW6183 D-Handle Base
  • (1) 1/4" and 1/2" Collets
  • (1) Wrench



  • 3 Year Limited Warranty, 1 Year Free Service, 90 Days Satisfaction Guaranteed

We’re confident of the quality of our products, and we’ll repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship within the specified warranty.

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