DVR has an excellent electronic speed control."
DVR,...., had no significant speed loss even with the maximum 40 lb. of
weight on the brake lever."
"By contrast, the
unique Nova DVR integrates the motor and headstock; it has no drive
pulleys. This makes for an extremely rigid spindle and very smooth,
Review, Fine Woodworking Heavy Duty Lathe
Test, USA, April 2007
truly superb machine, lathe worked hard for the last 3yrs no trouble
have had the DVR for approximately two (2) years now and it has
performed wonderfully and has helped take my turned pieces to a higher
level of quality.
It is easy to operate and in combination with the Super
Nova 2 chuck allows me to handle wood of varying shapes and sizes. Thanks"
DVR XP LATHE
NOVA DVR is the world's only intelligent
lathe, combining the best features of
larger woodturning lathes - power, capacity
and capability - with state of the art
technology to make your turning more
efficient, fun and safer.
DVR XP is the world’s only
intelligent woodlathe, combining the best features of larger lathes –
power, capacity and capability with state of the art technology to make
your turning more efficient, fun and safer.
DVR XP is the most versatile lathe on the market. It combines the proven
technology from it’s predecessor
DVR 3000 with some great new
features. For more on the
DVR technology, click HERE.
is able to handle a wide range of work from very small pens to large
29”/740mm bowls and long spindles works (using Outrigger and
the unique DVR technology, the direct drive motor is incredibly smooth
with no pulleys or belts to vibrate.
DVR XP is the only smart lathe on the market, the ONLY lathe to feature
intelligent ADAPTIVE CONTROL™
software that works for the turner to produce optimum turning conditions
for your specific projects.
Features standard on all NOVA Lathes:
materials – Solid Cast Iron throughout.
lathe capabilities in a compact workspace. Incredible power in a
compact working space, great for those who need all the workshop
space they can get! The
swivel head and articulated Outrigger Accessory means that turning
even large bowls (29”) you are still turning in the same compact
smart accessories – lathe
accessories are common between the models, meaning any money
invested in the accessories isn’t wasted if you upgrade your
Swivel head – position work where you want it, makes your turning
more comfortable and saves you workshop space.
reach toolslides, designed to take advantage for the extra capacity
Beds – make your lathe as long as your project requires, without
having permanently taking up workshop room! (Additional
Controls – precisely adjust to your requirements, fast.
range of accessories
to operate, the
DVR XP is the only SMART lathe on
the market, using Adaptive Control™
Software. The intelligent computerised control assists you with your
turning, for instance, measuring the weight of the workpiece and
adjusting the performance accordingly, the ability to sense faults in
the set up and advise, sense safety issues such as chisel dig ins and
spindle lock, and instantly shuts down power to the spindle.
power when you need it. With it’s 1.75 (115vv)/2HP (220v) high torque motor,
exceptional structural strength and smart design, it’s not only easy
to convert to outrigger work for larger bowls and to extend spindle
capacity with add on beds, but the lathe has the power and capacity to
handle it with ease.
more efficient turning
DVR XP delivers incredible turning smoothness. With no belts or
pulleys to cause vibration, a computer that automatically adjusts
performance and solid cast iron construction, the DVR XP is one smooth
operator. This delivers the ability to turn faster and more
efficiently and cuts down on sanding time. The 5 FAVOURITE SPEEDS
function also enables you to preselect your most used speeds,
finishing your project faster.
Easy to use, push
button electronic variable speed with forward and reverse.
instantly cuts power to the spindle if it senses a chisel dig in, or
if the spindle lock is on when wanting to turn the spindle.
controlled motor only draws as much power as it needs for the project
being worked on. The DVR
motor can save up to 80% energy and emissions over conventional