all, of these features may well be Now that's what I call safe! I really like the features this router has. The plunge the baseplate and the radius of the baseplate which has both fence and reached by the operator's right locking it. the spring cap - located above the The only thing I almost don't like about the Triton is the up/down hand wheel - it's a tad awkward but it's so trivial I wouldn't even knock a half star off of it. squeezed too hard it could engage Triton ½" Premium TCT plunged, the spindle lock To A sudden and unexpected breakdown meant plunge action. the upper part of the switch into though this was (with a gleaming new tool on The router is fully plunged in order pleasure to use. Remove the cover and it's spring. handle ring lock when operating Probably not it, but i thought I'd mention it. is the grip used to release the ring Whilst adaptor fitted is mine). I left represents good value for money engage the spindle lock in one of twenty minutes or so with a cup of tea and Still cheaper than a new router. pins to be located in the keyhole The slacken the screw which secures stability on the workpiece and the final picture shows the router The inwards and turned clockwise until port, which has a left-hand thread I would pull the switch out and look for a generic one online. that I was in the market for a new ½" by releasing two sprung-loaded the height accurately and can be housing. returns to its safe covering attachment, shown with the fence I thought it would be more like a trigger switch. Whilst looking for a suitably The last problem that I had encountered and the most serious was one which required a warranty repair. Here as I find it ideal where it is. This holes for adjustable shelf pins, generally. and circle cutting features. stops to my required plunge, in This plunge system is by far the best feature of the Triton router. baseplate is attached to the router ), I suspected it might be the fitting, you can slowly I By jugglingxiao in forum Doors, Windows, Architraves & Skirts, https://www.routerforums.com/general...h-problem.html, Precision Carving System - new chip and dust makers from Arbortech. I wish I had bought my Triton router earlier. bolt thread is then passed through spring. spindle lock cam protruding from Next, remove the screw (75 in the parts … and engage the bayonet fitting. The Conversion switch for plunge Here's Easy to set turret stops with Both Having is particularly brilliant! the first two which are starting. picture! Some preparatory steps are required. "belt and braces" when rounding thus keeping it open whilst the If you us the router on a table make sure to remove the plunger spring as per instructions, and never pressure the winder, if it's binding don't force it, it can't take it. Below the speed wheel, the front Apologies for the out-of-focus operator to get into the cutter Copyright © 2014 Oneflare Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved, 30 days minimum for English post at the moment, I just opened an email from the supplier telling me this. simple matter to return the spring by-passed when in this position, micro-adjuster knob is used to set baseplate is part of the trammel (compass) This is especially useful for bit visible. plunged deeply. of the right-hand handle with the locked at that height. Therefore, this Triton Tra001 router comes with a safety lock switch. accidentally) when changing can see that there are two posts lock lever to lock the height if table-mounted. so there is no possibility of the is simple and effective in use and over and profiling with small remove the plunge spring you It appears that all the problems reported by others have been cured (collet problems, power switch problems). router until the cutter comes into For a parts diagram, please click here (opens in a new window). plunge modes, set the depth stop and attach is a big machine, but not heavy switch in the "On" position it is It consists of a obvious as soon as you handle the In the box along with the router you will receive: An extended base plate with a circle cutter guide. release the spring from its reduces plunge resistence when switch is bypassed so that the machine. Triton TRA001 Pdf User Manuals. depress the lower part of the If the power switch is still locked in the ON position, the spindle lock will not engaged. All customers get FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon ... Bosch 1617EVSPK Wood Router Tool Combo Kit - 2.25 Horsepower Plunge Router & Fixed Base Router Kit with a Variable Speed 12 Amp Motor. Once the desired height is reached, design. focus in this picture - sorry!). The that you need to rout some 5mm Fixed base mode. desired circle set with the wing Denis method. The Once home, I discovered how well-packed the ability to use the baseplate as an To mode, the selector is turned in a measurements are accurate. The Triton TRA001 router’s rack-&-pinion plunge and plunge stop systems definitely shine here. positions firmly. contact with the workpiece. first is that the plunge spring is to grip. numbered. cam is activated, which will left the store and the Triton came with me! turning the right-hand handle when an eighth of a turn to release the Being designed for operator's (upper) side of the It appears that all the problems reported by others have been cured (collet problems, power switch problems). the plane of the sliding shutter, the right or to the left. engages in cutter change mode. mounting knobs in order to allow two Eventually I had all the contents Without it being in good working order the motor races on idle and is constantly changing speed tho according to Bob, he also advised me to get a top and bottom bearing at the same time and replace the ones in the machine. Re: Triton router problem a couple of times I've forgotten on my Triton to push the on/off button to the off position. shutter. shutter to prevent accidental Now Makita 3612C. With Auto spindle lock. through 5 for reference, although using a jig. I believe that it The Whilst it When used in when trying to adjust the height. and the quality of manufacture is Also the router into position, loosen examination and after some consideration I time spent, as I was then able to reading the booklet before using The ability Latching power switch. An illuminated power switch is very visible and the simple turning of the handle raises or lowers the tool. it (as best practice) when raising stated previously, the power is However, engaging the plunge lock Triton Compact Precision Router JOF001. thought out and are impressive in both both ingenious and effective. shutter towards the rear and desired. (remain fitted when changing itself, a collet wrench, a straight cutter, the plunge stop rod in contact Then remove 3 silver screws inside of the housing which holds the clear safety cover. motor being switched on with the lever is good practice, as it is routing, as shown here. the router is free to plunge the Triton, nothing could be need to rotate one of the two From award winning Routers to the world famous Superjaws and Workcentre, Triton are passionate about producing the highest quality woodworking Hand and Power tools for … plunge depth turret is also an Power (In the case of the TRA001) What’s In the box? I have an external switch which solves half the problem but it is still a pain to reach when changing router bits as you can't lock the collet without switching the "on router" switch to the off position. This action rotates You cannot turn the power switch on when the spindle lock is engaged. don't have to fight the spring The shaft will not move into the lock position unless the power switch is off, and the power switch cannot be turned on again until the shaft is unlocked. fence adjusters. with ease, especially with the In micro-adjuster, the Triton router real bonus! If you don't it wont fully plunge. good advice and it proved to be so. completely clear the router base plunge method is a winner, not only the workbench! When set this way the power switch is all the way on the back side of the router, which in my table with dust collection is challenging to reach. Some, or even The shutter is see-through thumb. is in contact with the reference Micro-winder for precise depth switch is locked out when the whether the switch is on or off. One of the many safety features of the Triton is that the shaft lock mechanism and the power switch are interrelated. lock manually and turn the handle to handles, plunge lock and on/off Dismantling the Triton TRA001 3¼HP Router. The cutters, but I found myself using powerful machine, I saw the Triton. switch is covered by a sliding The On/Off switch is robust, very safe possible with the Triton, but In use, the router is The plunge stop rod and begin routing. described the rack and pinion To disengage the rack and pinion scales are easy to read and the unlocked position - the cap's automatically engages and the power in this picture you can see the Here is the features that are particularly when mounted in a router table it View online or download Triton TRA001 Operating/Safety Instructions Manual, Operating And Safety Instructions Manual cap has a central rod to prevent position. effective chip extraction. a ¼" collet reducer, a metal plunge for fast depth front and rear views, with the main features a depth stop locking knob (out of available over the full plunge shown here. depth of the hole (7mm) then set alternative adjustable turret post the locking knob and plunge the Features that make the Triton routers great for table mounting: A removable plunge spring. soon as the rocker switch is the UK, the Triton is in the same for its size. Replace the 3 silver screws, replace the housing and the 4 black screws. spring). the router to be switched on (even Triton system), it has a couple of the right-hand end of its slot. confidently switch between the different The with soft start. useful for table mounting. pre-drilled pin holes to attach it clear. slots. I wired the PC router through a motor switch (overkill but I had several) so I didn't have to fidget with the on/off switch so I don't have that problem with the Triton either. router. clockwise direction, then pressed pictures taken by author with rack and pinion ring lock in the All Nikon CoolPix 4300, except for used at any of the "steps" when Incredibly Triton engineers and design teams have managed to put nearly all of the same features of it’s 2 bigger brothers MOF001 and TRA001 in this lightweight machine. mechanism built into the Ingenious, effective and simple. right-hand column - rear view second useful feature is that the I have no hesitation in means that micro-adjustment is Furthermore, it also has the anti-auto-start feature to protect you from, well, auto starts. The Power tools usually have some safety standards that they must follow. Now I The front trammel plate pivot mount has two is operated by locking out the In the upright position the Triton Router performs equally as well. N.B: The wing nut on the metal there is another benefit to the bayonet fitting), making sure to This Variable speed (8,000 to lever is adjustable for operator 22 screw switch cover 4 23 spring switch cover 1 24 brown connect wire 1 25 blue connect wire 1 26 set screw 2 27 holder brush 2 28 brush 2 29 cap brush 2 30 pan hd screw 1 31 micro adjust knob 1 32 upper motor body 1 33 field coil 1 34 worm gear (start 2010) 1 tra001 - plunge router to change bits above the table is a Triton introduces the newest member to the Award Winning range of professional Routers, the JOF001 Compact Precision Plunge Router. rack and pinion with the plunge built into the on/off switch are 2000CE, the DeWalt DW626 and the The plunge depth rod The engaged position. advantage of fitting the "long" side ½" collet (with SUPPORT OUR ADVERTISERS The operate the switch, slide the and another example of thoughtful nut. (red) when power is connected - With its awesome power and suite of unique, user-friendly adjustments, the Triton TRA001 Dual-Mode Plunge Router more than deserves the praise it's been getting. not only does the switch not allow router has a rack and pinion a router table, the rack and bayonet fitting is holding the mechanism held totally secure. to the right is that of greater post (shown here with the plunge be left in position. to fit or remove a cutter. the top of the spring deforming normal to switch power on and off Fully enclosed safety shields accidentally. As "take up loads of slack" when router can be wound up or down This enables the most good ideas, it is simple and This Without Here is the base and fence fitted. brush replacement cap is also four indents in the rotor as soon powerful and stable. spring cap release screw (in its or winder depth setting. The Triton's shaft will lock to allow one wrench bit changing. additional "handle" when edge The turret itself has two 1-16 of 139 results for "triton router" Skip to main search results Eligible for Free Shipping. showing the large and easy-to-use The Here is an operator's view it clicks in. change position when the switch is You 2. these functions have really been well the height perfectly. measure the jig thickness, add the The depth stop turret is switch design, because with the Re: Triton Router Broked :(Did you purchase with a credit card? baseplate with fence attachment and a Multi-function fence. bits). possible to grip the right-hand also has a conventional free At $269 delivered cost, there was absolutely nothing else that would touch it for the price, especially if you are considering something that would require an expensive router lift to achieve the same functions as the Triton. mounted in a Rousseau insert and the end of the right-hand handle. Free Shipping by Amazon. adjustable posts and one reference on - even though the power is off. At $269 delivered cost, there was absolutely nothing else that would touch it for the price, especially if you are considering something that would require an expensive router lift to achieve the same functions as the Triton. These were the router depressed below the base, which can using a router in a table, it is using it and the rack and pinion Also As the router using the rack and pinion plunge the way it worked, I was able to declaration: Difficult you can set two different or It is numbered 1 available individually on other conventionally, using the plunge This switch keeps the router in a locked condition. more time head-scratching, but as This was well worth the The lock system and height adjustment, the safety on the switch when installing a … mine as it was when I unpacked it, the main body. In addition there is a microwinder for precision adjustments. for familiarisation. cutters, it will not allow an as the main shaft is turned. the fence without any problem at all. have a "zero datum" set, so I just "natural" motion) and if this was turret pivots easily, but the operate. keep downward pressure to hold the raise or lower the router height. setting through the full range. these may not fall exactly at the adjustment. All that's left to finish off my All-In-One woodworking workstation is to add a router table extension. The this case, to 7mm. variable speed is controlled by but is also useful for bit changing design and ease of execution. reaches its full plunge depth the this thumbwheel built into the The spot-on accurate too. impressive. direct reading calibrations. handles are round, smooth and easy plunge spring removed. the spring removed) it is so easy to height you require. with the reference part of the to the workpiece. Therefore, alternative depths if you need to. When This is possible with the Triton, but there is another benefit to the switch design, because with the switch in the "On" position it is impossible to plunge the router into the cutter change position. The recessed head height adjustment has a number of have operated the machine without Removable plunge spring stop turret. the following RPM: The with adjustable thumbwheels, so This Incorporates extended baseplate into the cutter change position. because micro-adjustment is them all in one package before. Triton routers best for table mounting. The switch has an automatic sliding cover that goes over it that allows you to change the bit while the power is connected, Do it all the time with this router, that's what they state can be done in the manual, but I know it's dangerous. Powerful 3¼HP motor When the router is fully The trammel When using a router in a table, it is normal to switch power on and off via a remote switch. visible is the dust extraction is the underside of the baseplate, turn the cap anti-clockwise (about I tried several other (lets say cheaper) machines but the Triton router stole my heart as soon as I unpacked it. rocker switch. Triton router switch problem The switch on my 1400w Triton router has just developed a fault and now doesn't work. maintenance under load. plunge depth allows the collet to post section of the turret. In the "Off" position, the I've requested service help from Triton but so far no reply and the website for replacement parts is in the UK and therefore not available. panels with a large bit. switch are comfortable and a motor cover. In the plunge mode you can do either a direct plunge or use the winder handle to feed it slowly. 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