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Nova Voyager Drill Press 18", DVR, Adaptive Control (Online Only)

by Nova
R 43,419.00
SKU BWM58003


The The Nova Voyager is the world’s first smart drill press combining the best features of drill presses with state of the art technology to make your project work more efficient, fun and safer. The Nova Voyager DVR Drill Press is the most versatile drill press on the market, easily able to handle wood, metal, plastics and glass.

It combines the proven technology with some great new features with intelligent Striatech ADAPTIVE CONTROL™ software that works allowing you to accurately produce optimum conditions for your specific projects.

Striatech ADAPTIVE CONTROL™  is the most innovative advance since motors were first added to drill presses almost a century ago!


  • Unique DVR technology

The direct drive motor is incredibly smooth with no pulleys or belts to vibrate

  • Intelligent Striatech Control

Easy to operate, the Nova DVR range of machines are the only SMART machines on the market using Adaptive ControlTM Software.

  • High Torque Power

Instant power when you need it. With it's 2HP high torque motor, exceptional structural strength and smart design, the Nova Voyager has the power and capacity to handle a wide variety of projects with ease.

  • Faster, more efficient drilling

The Nova Voyager DVR drill press delivers incredible turning smoothness. With no belts to cause vibration, a computer that automatically adjusts performance and solid cast iron construction, the Voyager is an exceptionally smooth and quiet machine, thus delivering the ability to drill faster and more efficiently.

  • Plug n’ Play

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

  • Power saving

Smart computer controlled motor only draws as much power as it needs for the project being worked on. The Striatech DVR motor can save up to 50% energy and emissions over conventional motors.

  • Low Maintenance

Industry  benchmark grade electronics



  • Intelligent Speed Selection to get the correct speed for the application
  • Variable Speed Drill Press
  • 50-5500rpm variable speed for variety of projects (default is 50-3000rpm, option in settings to increase to 5500rpm)
  • No belts, quiet and smooth operation.
  • Slow Start Pilot Hole Function
  • Tapping Assist Function
  • Digital speed readout
  • Electronic Braking
  • Load Readout
  • Self Starting Function
  • Digital Quill Depth Readout
  • Dial Knob for precise speed adjustment
  • Forward/Reverse Functionality
  • 6” (150mm) of quill travel in 2 revolutions of the handle
  • Sensors for superior safety, use and maintenance
  • Adjustable mechanical stop coupled with digital readout for accurate and repeatable actions

Technical Specifications:

  • Spindle:
    • Distance to table: 23 1/8” / 587mm (Max.)
    • Distance to Base: 40.94” / 1040mm
    • Travel: 6”
    • Taper: Morse Taper #2 (MT-2)
  • Table:
    • Size (wood working) (L x W): 16 1/2″ x 16.1/2” (419mm x 419mm)
    • Table Tilt (Deg.): -45° to +45°
    • Table Rotation (Deg.): 360°
  • Column Diameter: 3.62” / 92mm
  • Base Size (L x W): 22 1/4” x 17 1/2″ (565mm x 445mm)
  • Chuck Size: 5/8” (3-16mm)
  • Striatech DVR High Torque Motor:
    • Power output:


    • Power Supply Input:

      220-240V, 10-15A, 2HP