NOVA DVR™ Electronic Board Upgrade for DVR Lathes

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  • Item #: 55168TU
Price $399.99
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This Electronic software board enables you to update your older NOVA DVR Lathe with the very latest features and benefits which are built into the software.  If you already have a DVR XP lathe then a lot of these software improvements are already present in your lathe, although it does include faster processing than what is currently loaded on your DVR XP. 

Very simple to retro-fit, with full step by step instructions, the DVR software board gives you all the power and control and latest software updates to your existing NOVA DVR lathe, including benefits such as pre-programmable 5 Favourite Speeds function, faster response etc.  

These are all pre-loaded onto the board, you don't need to do anything further other than replace your older board with this new one.  With step by step instructions included and full electronic technican support via phone and email if required. 

Using the unique DVR technology, the direct drive motor is incredibly smooth with no pulleys or belts to vibrate.

The DVRTM 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. The true power of the DVR is in the electronics software and this is easily updated and retro fitted to existing DVR lathes, as new updates and improvements to performance are added. 


This software board upgrade gives you the following DVR Features & Benefits to your older DVR lathe:

  • Intelligent Control
    Easy to operate, the NOVA DVRTM   software electronic board upgrade enables you to load the very latest in improvements and upgrades to your existing DVR SMART lathe, 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. 
  • High Torque Power
  • Faster, more efficient turning
    NOVA DVRTM delivers incredible turning smoothness. With no belts or pulleys to cause vibration, a computer that automatically adjusts performance and solid cast iron construction, the DVRTM 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.


  • Plug n’ Play
    Easy to use, push button electronic variable speed with forward and reverse.


  • Unique Accessories - Wireless Remote 
    Ability to add unique accessories such as the DVR Wireless Remote 
  • 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 50% energy and emissions over conventional motors. Click HERE for more information.
  • Variable speed 100-5000rpm 

  • Low Maintenance

  • Industrial Grade Electronics

Speeds - 100-5000 Gives pre-programable 10 Favorite Speeds Function
Warranty - 2-Year Full Replacement on all Electronics 

Standard Equipment:

Latest DVR Electronic Board with Software updates loaded on board 


Heat Sink

Instruction Manual and step by step guides to retro fit 


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