The following article is a collection of common questions associated with the worlds first smart drill press - The NOVA Voyager DVR Drill Press.


Qns: Where is the NOVA Voyager DVR Drill Press made?

Ans: Its manufactured in China.


Qns: What is the warranty of the NOVA Voyager DVR Drill Press?

Ans: 2-Year Full Replacement on the Motor and Controller, 5-Year Full Replacement on all other parts


Qns: What are the Shipping Dimensions?

Ans: Height 12 in (30.48 cm), Width 27 in (68.58 cm), Length 60 in (152.4 cm)


Qns: Whats the power output for it?

Ans: The NOVA Voyager DVR Drill Press has a power output of 1.75HP / 2HP. 


Qns: Whats the distance between the spindle and the table and say the base?

Ans: The distance between the spindle and the table is 23 1/8” / 587mm (Max.). The distance between the spindle and the base is 40.94” / 1040mm.


Qns: What is the travel?

Ans: The travel on the NOVA Voyager DVR Drill Press's spindle is 6" / 152.4mm. 


Qns: What is the Taper?

Ans: The NOVA Voyager DVR Drill Press's taper has a Morse Taper #2 (MT-2)


Qns: What is the size of the table, and can it move?

Ans: The table is (L x W): 16 1/2″ / 419mm x 16.1/2” / 419mm. The table can tilt -45° to +45°. The table rotates 360°.


Qns: Whats the size on the support column?

Ans: The Voyager's column has a diameter of 3.62” / 92mm. It was a wall thickness of 0.14" / 3.5mm.


Qns: What is the chuck size?

Ans: The Voyager has a chuck that is 5/8” / 3-16mm in size.


Qns: What power does it require to run?

Ans: The power supply input for the NOVA Voyager DVR Drill Press is 110-120V, 10A (For 1.75HP output); 220-240V, 10-15A, 2HP (For 2HP output, please note for 2HP operation a plug change is required)


Qns: What are the assembly requirements?

Ans: There is limited assembly requirements needed. Attach the shaft to the base, then drop the head onto the shaft. Please note that the head unit is heavy, so you will need either a pulley or several people to help lift it.


Qns: Does it come with a work light?

Ans: No


Qns: How tall is it?

Ans: Its just under six feet from the top of the motor head to the floor once assembled.


Qns: This product is sold and fulfilled by Amazon, are they an authorized seller and does this affect the warranty?

Ans: Amazon is an authorized seller of the NOVA Voyager DVR Drill Press. The full warranty still applies if you purchase from Amazon.


Qns: Why am I getting this error message: "Chuck Guard Opened Close to Continue" when I don't have a chuck guard?

Ans: The firmware you have installed is designed for a drill press with a chuck guard, so you would need to reinstall the correct firmware available from our website. https://www.teknatool.com/product/nova-voyager-firmware-upgrade/


Qns: What is the runout of the Voyager?

Ans: See attached pictures for runout measurement locations.

        Max Spindle runout = 0.04 mm (~0.0015 in)

        Max Chuck runout = 0.18 mm (~0.007 in) max runout at 100 mm (3.93 in)


Qns: What size mortising kit will fit on the Voyager?

Ans: 75 mm diameter