VL Whisper

  • Sale
  • Regular price $1,750.00

Please allow for a 3-6 week lead time for shipping on this special order item.

SHIMPO VL-WHISPER pottery wheel uses an exceptional Direct Drive motor. The Direct Drive motor is a brushless, beltless motor that operates on a magnet system and is electronically controlled. As a result, the motor is EXTREMELY quiet!


  • Direct drive system; DC brushless motor

    1. 100 lbs centering

    2. 14″ light alloy casting wheel-head, drilled for bat-pins

    3. Adjustable legs

    4. Legs can be removed for storage or tabletop use

    5. Virtually quiet; no belts, no vibration

    6. Wheel-head acts as a banding wheel when the pedal is at stop

    7. Pedal stops the wheel head immediately; no belt means no extra rotation when stopped

    8. Higher torque; no belts

    9. Maintains a specific set speed when stepping away to center, even with slow speeds with 100 lbs of clay

    10. 5 year warranty

  • Motor ½ HP, 400 W, AC 115V, 60 Hz Speed Control

  • Remote foot pedal

  • Wheel-head Speed 0~250 rpm

  • Wheel-head Direction Clockwise/Counter-clockwise

  • Dimensions 23 1/8 x 27 1/2 x 22 ¾”

  • Weight 120 lbs

  • Ship Weight 147 lbs