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Model 55214

Teknatool - Nova Galaxi DVR 1644 Lathe


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Estimated Ship Date June 28, 2021 check in-store availability

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  • - Ships in approximately 5-21 business days

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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, exclusive to NOVA, delivers an incredible turning experience.

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.

Motor Specifications:
1-3/4 HP, 115V, 15 Amp (2 HP, 220V)
DVR High Torque Motor
Electronic Variable Speed: speed range, 100-5,000 RPM

Lathe Specifications:
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.

Shipping / Billing Information

This product ships direct from the manufacturer:

  • Your order will ship in approximately 5 business days.
  • This product is considered special order. Your account will be charged when you place your order.
  • Express or overnight shipping is not available for this product.
  • Ships by Ground to the 48 contiguous states. Cannot ship to Alaska, Hawaii, PO Boxes, APOs, US Territories, Canada or other foreign countries.

Return Information

Within 30 days of delivery of a shipment, you may return any Teknatool product for a full refund of the product's purchase price minus a 10% restocking fee. Teknatool may also refund the shipping cost if the return is resulting from Teknatool's error. They cannot accept returns on items returned more than 30 days after delivery (unless, of course, the item has a manufacturer's defect in which case it would be covered by that product's specific warranty). Items must be in their original condition to qualify for any kind of refund.

Warranty Information

Most Teknatool products are covered by their full replacement 2-year limited warranty. However, different products have different exclusions. Consult your manual for warranty information on your specific product or email Teknatool directly at

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  1. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Not as good a Laguna

    This lathe has too much electronics for a woodturner unless a computer geek. It is constantly giving warnings when trying to start up or reverse. If one is an experienced turner, they will be unhappy. Another problem, cannot put a vacuum chuck on this lathe without purchasing a third party hand wheel. Contacted Teknatool support and talked to 3 different people, two did not know what a vacuum chuck was. Lathe makes a great spindle turning machine but not a bowl turning. Recommend the laguna over this one if planning on bowl turning.

  2. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    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.

  3. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    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.

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