Nova Galaxi DVR 1644 Lathe
The NOVA Galaxi DVR Lathe is powered by the renowned DVR (Digital Variable Reluctance) drive and is built for the most demanding, rugged turning conditions. This advanced motor technology,...
The DVR Lathe features a 1-3/4 HP, 115V motor that is direct drive, using one-piece rotors and no pulleys or belts for extremely smooth turning performance and 100% transfer of power to the spindle, which is actually the rotor assembly of the DVR motor itself.
The powerful onboard computer which controls the DVR Drive closely monitors lathe spindle conditions (load and size) and delivers just the power and torque necessary to keep to within 1-2% of the set speed. This lathe combines the best features of larger lathes - power, capacity and capability with state of the art technology to make turning more efficient, fun and safer. The NOVA Galaxi DVR 1644 is the most versatile lathe on the market offering an impressive speed range, easier controls, and sturdy cast-iron stand.
1-3/4 HP, 115V, 15 Amp (2 HP, 220V)
DVR High Torque Motor
Electronic Variable Speed: speed range, 100-5,000 RPM
Capacity: 16" swing over bed
Between Centers: 44"
Swivel Headstock: 360° with seven locking positions
Spindle Thread: 1-1/4", 8 TPI
Spindle Taper: 2 MT
Tailstock Quill Travel: 3", self-ejecting
Net Weight: 436 lbs.
Shipping Weight: 526 lbs.
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Manufactured by Teknatool in New Zealand, the Nova DVR XP falls into the heavy-duty class of woodworking lathes.
Heavy duty and safe.
Shipping was quick, product came in large crate very secured inside bolted to the bottom. Assembly was easy. People interested in this should note the threading is 1.25" x 8 TPI so you'll want a chuck that fits that, or an adapter. The motor is great, super safe, quiet, and powerfull. With the outrigging feature there is allot you can make on this lathe.
An amazing lathe whisper quite, vibration free. One heavy lathe I also have the outrigger Nova did a very nice job on their lathe tech support at Nova is outstanding.