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Manuals & Downloads
Independent Reviews
 Dick Veitch reviews the 2024 for The Shed June 2012 (.pdf) 


See WOOD Magazine review the NOVA DVR 2024 at the IWFS 2012 or via our YouTube channel

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NOVA Wireless Remote
NOVA Lathe Overview
About Swivel Head
NOVA lathe Accessories 
NOVA Titan Chuck

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5 Years on all other parts


The NOVA DVR 2024 is a unique lathe which provides an unparalleled versatility, power and capability to your Wood Turning. The NOVA 2024 delivers the flexibility to meet the demands of 21st century Wood Turning. Download the brochure (.pdf)

This model has now been replaced with the newer NOVA Galaxi DVR Lathe. Parts and acccessories are still available. 



Lathe is shown with the Optional Outrigger Accessory, not standard equipment. The NOVA DVR 2024 Lathe Cast Iron Stand is designed to allow the owner to make custom shelves to add to the stand, if desired (a shelf is shown here as an example) Shelves are not supplied with the stand. 

Power to Turn and Burn 
2.3HP (220v) Direct Drive DVR Motor offers more power/torque than any competitive 20" lathe on the market. 

Incredible Speed Range 
With a very low speed of 100rpm up to an incredibly high speed of 5,000rpm, the NOVA 2024 is the perfect solution for a wide variety of projects from small pens to large bowls and platters.

10 Favorite Speeds
Enables you to pre-programme your most used speeds for faster and more efficient project set ups.  

20"/508mm Capacity over bed 
33"/838mm Capacity outboard (with optional outrigger accessory) 
24"/600mm Between centers (extendable in 20"/508mm increments with the optional bed accessory) 

25% larger tailstock, with self ejecting centre 
Re-engineered quill design is capable of taking heavier loads and with self ejecting tailstock function, elminates the need for knock out bars and helps to make project set ups faster and easier. 

Solid CAD designed Cast Iron Stand included as standard equipment 
Exclusive larger design especially for the DVR 2024, with CAD designed ribbing for structural strength, and a provision for a tool shelf. 

Stationary 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 (33”) you are still turning in the same compact working envelope.

Plus these Additional Features ( standard on all NOVA Lathes): 

  • Quality materials – Solid Cast Iron throughout.
  • Stationary 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 (33”) you are still turning in the same compact working envelope.
  • Strong 2MT spindles
  • NOVA smart accessories – lathe accessories are common between the models, meaning any money invested in the accessories isn’t wasted if you upgrade your NOVA lathe.
  • Fully 360° Swivel head – position work where you want it, makes your turning more comfortable and saves you workshop space.
  • Precision Machining.  
  • Long reach toolslides, designed to take advantage for the extra capacity the NOVA lathes offer.
  • Extendable Beds – make your lathe as long as your project requires, without having permanently taking up workshop room! (Additional Accessory item)
  • Quick Action Cam Controls – precisely adjust to your requirements, fast.
  • Large range of accessories
  • Comprehensive Warranties

NOVA DVR 2024 Accessories: 
NOVA Bed Extension 
Enables you to extend the between center capacity of the 2024 in 20"/508mm increments to as long as you need. 
NOVA 2024 Outrigger Unit 
Enables up to 33"/838mm capacity outboard. Exclusive to the NOVA DVR 2024 Lathe. 
NOVA Titan Chuck 
Impressive 5"/127mm diameter chuck delivers super aggressive holding power to match the power and capacity of  the 2024. More....


Why DVR?:  

NOVA DVR lathes are the world’s only intelligent woodlathes, 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.  The DVR Direct Drive technology is incredibly smooth with no pulleys or belts to vibrate.  Plus the DVR is a smart motor - it features intelligent Adaptive Control Software that works for the Turner to product optimum turning conditions for your specific projects - 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 shut down power to the spindle.  In addition, the NOVA DVR is a energy efficient motor, delivering up to 80% power savings over conventional AC motor technology. 

  • Faster, more efficient turning

NOVA DVR 2024 and DVR XP lathes deliver incredible turning smoothness. With no belts or pulleys to cause vibration, a computer that automatically adjusts performance and solid cast iron construction, the NOVA DVR lathes are smooth operators. This delivers the ability to turn faster and more efficiently and cuts down on sanding time. The 10 FAVOURITE SPEEDS function (2024) and 5 FAVOURITE SPEEDS function (XP)  also enables you to preselect your most used speeds, finishing your project faster.

  • Plug n’ Play

Easy to use, push button electronic variable speed with forward and reverse.

  • Safety Sensing

Computer control 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.

  • Power Saving

Smart computer 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 motors. Click HERE  

  • Low Maintenance

Industry grade electronics


Product Technical Specification:
  • Bowl turning capacity: 20"/508mm inboard. 33"/838mm outboard. (Using optional outrigger accessory)

  • Between centers: Standard 24"/600mm. Extendable to as long as you want in 20"/508mm increments, using optional bed extension accessory.

  • HP: 2.3 HP (220 V) 

  • Speed range: 100 - 5000 continual variable speed

  • Spindle Thread: 1 1/4" 8TPI RH (USA, Canada, Australasia & UK), M33 x 3.5 RH (Europe excluding UK)

  • Tailstock: 2MT hollow, Self Ejecting

  • Swivel head: 360 degree swivel and lock at any position, plus detent locating positions at 0, 22, 4 and 90 degree. High accuracy and easy swivel.

Standard Equipment:
  • DVR 2024 motor & Controller

  • Cast Iron Stand 

  • 150mm/6" faceplate

  • 300mm /12" toolrest  

  • 2MT live Centre

  • 2MT spur Centre

  • Knock Out Bar 

  • Manual & Fastenings