The Starting Line Up: A Router For Every Need.

Friday, April 4, 2008 | Reader Comments | Routers

Manufactured to exacting tolerances and with the highest quality materials, Festool routers are designed to be both accurate and long-lasting.

Whether you are trim routing laminate or making heavy cuts in hard maple or solid surface material, we offer a router to meet almost any need. These routers offer unprecedented levels of usability with their built-in dust extraction, guide rail compatibility, and clever accessories.

Many consider the router to be the most versatile machine in the shop. Festool offers a variety of models
designed to handle the diverse materials and different operations you encounter on a daily basis. Below, we have provided a quick comparison of the various models offered.

Comparison of Festool Router Models

  MFK 700 OF 1010 OF 1400 OF 2200

 

MFK 700 OF 1010 OF 1400 OF 2200
  574 288 574 266 574 267 574 277
Standard Package Includes
¼" Collet Yes Yes Yes  
8 mm Collet Yes Yes Yes  
½" Collet     Yes Yes
Dust Extraction Hood Yes Yes Yes Yes
Chip Catcher   Yes Yes Yes
Guide Stop   Yes    
Threaded Base For U.S. Guide Bushing Yes      
U.S. Guide Bushing Adapter Yes Yes Yes Yes
Plug-It Power Cord Yes Yes Yes  
Vertical Base Yes      
1.5° Horizontal Base & Sensor Bearing Set Yes      
Double-Locking Plunge Columns     Yes Yes
Systainer SYS 2 SYS 3 SYS 4 SYS 4
Specifications
Power Consumption

720 watts
6.0 amps

1010 watts
8.5 amps
1400 watts
11.7 amps
2200 watts
18 amps
Drive Shaft Speed (RPM) 10,000 -
26,000
10,000 -
23,000
10,000 -
22,500
10,000 -
22,000
Maximum Bit Diameter 1"
1-15/16" 2-1/2" 3-5/8"
Quick Depth Adjustment Range n/a 2-3/16"
(55 mm)
2-3/4"
(70 mm)
3-5/32"
(80 mm)
Column Stroke 9/16"
(14 mm)
n/a n/a n/a
Weight 4.2 lbs
(1.9 kg)
5.94 lbs.
(2.7 kg)
9.9 lbs.
(4.5 kg)
17.2 lbs.
(7.8 kg)

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