new member - Router Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-02-2010, 09:21 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 1
 
Smile new member

Hi
I joined to try to help a friend with his router.It,s a Hitachi M12V.
I think is speed control is gone.I am a retired electrician.
littlejim01 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-02-2010, 09:57 AM
Registered User
 
allthunbs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Country: Canada
First Name: Ron
Posts: 2,881
 
Default

Hi LittleJim:

Those speed controls are pretty robust but they do get fried when the motor is overloaded too often.

Got a piano? Turn on the router with the speed control set at "5" and it should give you an "A" above "middle C." Turn down the speed control to "1" and it should give you a "B flat" below "middle C" -- well, sort of. If all you get is a single tone, check the model number of the router. It may be M12VC, M12VS in which case you may have a single speed router. In that case, I don't know if you can retrofit the speed control. I'm doubting it, too many changes.

HITACHI Power Tools: Home look for the M12V, then parts blowup. The VC and VS versions are quite old and I've not seen parts diagrams for them.

Allthunbs
allthunbs is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-02-2010, 10:50 AM
Forum Contributor
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Country: United States
First Name: Bj
Posts: 23,786
       
Default

Hitachi Router Parts : eReplacementParts.com

========




"It's fine to disagree with other members as long as you respect their opinions"

Marc Sommerfeld Tools ,Videos
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT-n...RWaEpMA/videos

Find all threads started by bobj3
http://www.routerforums.com/search.php?searchid=944097


bobj3 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-02-2010, 11:50 PM
Forum Contributor
 
xplorx4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Country: United States
First Name: Jerry
Posts: 10,671
 
Default

Greetings and welcome to the router forum. Thank you for joining us.

Wisdom: Where experience and knowledge combine and become one.

"We are all one decision away from Stupid!!"

Lamentations 3:22-23

"How often we sacrifice the permanent plans of God on the altar of immediate solutions"

I have a very good memory, just short is all.
xplorx4 is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-03-2010, 12:45 AM
Forum Contributor
 
Dr.Zook's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Country: United States
First Name: Dave or "Doc"
Posts: 10,715
 
Default

Welcome to the RouterForums Jim. Glad to have you join.




Dave
the "Doctor"

In woodworking there is no scrap, only firewood.



Dr.Zook is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Router Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Member types Julie Lobby 13 10-17-2011 10:45 PM
*NOTICE* Member Galleries Mark Site Help and Suggestions 17 08-12-2009 10:30 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome