VersaStudio BN 20D Direct to Film Printer

Introducing VersaStudio BN-20D Direct-to-Film Printer

As a business owner, whether you’re launching a new venture or seeking to expand your current operations, choosing the right printer equipment is a pivotal decision that can significantly impact your success. The world of printing technology offers many options, each boasting unique features and capabilities to cater to specific business needs.

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VersaStudio BN-20D Direct-to-Film Printer: Unleashing Creativity and Precision in Printing

Early this year, Roland DGA, a leading innovator in printing technology, unveiled its latest breakthrough, the VersaStudio BN-20D Printer. This cutting-edge device is poised to revolutionize the printing industry with its advanced features and unmatched capabilities. With Direct-to-Film (DTF) printing technology, the VersaStudio BN-20D eliminates the need for traditional screen-printing methods, streamlining the process and saving valuable production time. The VersaStudio BN-20D Printer is set to redefine the standards of printing, empowering users to unleash their creativity and take their projects to new heights.

In the ever-evolving world of printing technology, the VersaStudio BN-20D Printer emerges as a powerful and innovative solution that brings together creativity and precision. Designed to cater to the diverse needs of artists, designers, and entrepreneurs, this cutting-edge printer offers a seamless blend of functionality and versatility.

The VersaStudio BN-20D is a game-changer for businesses and individuals seeking a comprehensive printing solution. Its state-of-the-art features enable users to produce a wide array of high-quality prints, from business cards and banners to decals and labels. With the capability to handle both sheet-fed and roll-fed media, this printer offers unmatched flexibility in accommodating various printing projects.

What is Direct to Transfer Film Printing

DTF Printing Collage

Direct-to-Transfer Film (DTF) printing is an innovative and advanced method of customizing garments and fabrics. Unlike traditional printing techniques, DTF eliminates the need for complex weeding or masking processes by directly transferring designs onto a special film. The film acts as a carrier sheet, holding the ink that is printed onto it and allowing for easy application to the garment.

In DTF printing, the ink is first printed onto the transfer film using a specialized printer equipped with DTF capabilities. Once the design is printed, it is transferred onto the garment using a heat press. The heat activates the ink on the film, enabling it to adhere to the fabric. This process results in vibrant and detailed prints that are durable and long-lasting. DTF printing offers exceptional color reproduction, allowing for the creation of intricate and visually stunning designs with precise detail. It is a versatile and efficient method that has gained popularity in the apparel customization industry for its ability to deliver high-quality results on various fabrics and materials.

VersaStudio BN-20D Features

The VersaStudio BN-20D Printer is a true game-changer in the printing industry, combining user-friendly operation, exceptional print quality, and the renowned reliability that Roland DG is known for:

Printer Interface

Its intuitive interface and straightforward controls make it easy for users to navigate and produce stunning prints with minimal effort.

Print Head Technology

The printer’s advanced print head technology ensures sharp and vibrant results, capturing even the finest details of intricate designs with precision.

Direct-to-Film (DTF) Solution

As a complete Direct-to-Film (DTF) solution, the BN-20D is equipped with everything needed to create captivating prints. It offers compatibility with S-PG inks, S-F164 film, and S-POWDER, all of which are available separately, providing users with a comprehensive range of options to achieve their desired effects. The DTF process enables users to transfer digital designs directly onto film, eliminating the need for complex weeding or masking procedures, and ensuring a more streamlined and efficient printing workflow.

The BN-20D printer revolutionizes the customization of apparel and accessories, offering a straightforward process to apply eye-catching graphics, including intricate images and text, without the need for labour-intensive weeding or masking. With its advanced Direct-to-Film (DTF) printing technology, users can effortlessly transfer digital designs onto film, eliminating the cumbersome steps associated with traditional screen-printing methods. This streamlined approach ensures that businesses can create stunning and detailed prints with ease, saving valuable time and resources while delivering exceptional results that captivate and impress. Whether designing personalized t-shirts, customizing accessories, or crafting promotional merchandise, the BN-20D empowers users to unleash their creativity and elevate their products with unmatched efficiency and precision.

Simple Direct-to-Film Process

Transfer intricate graphics and fine text effortlessly and rapidly with Direct-to-Transfer Film (DTF) printing, eliminating the need for laborious weeding or masking processes. This streamlined method ensures efficient customization of garments and fabrics with exceptional clarity and precision.


The BN-20’s compact 20″ footprint makes it the perfect choice for small office and home-based print providers, maximizing space without compromising on performance. Its versatile capabilities and user-friendly operation ensure efficient printing solutions in a compact package.

Reliable Performance

Reliable and consistent performance, coupled with low maintenance needs, the BN-20D printer ensures minimal downtime and maximizes productivity. The printer is complemented by top-notch Roland DGA service and support, backed by a hassle-free One-Year Warranty for added peace of mind.

Complete solution with available S-PG inks (in CMYK and White), S-F164 direct transfer film, and S-POWDER direct transfer powder (each sold separately).

Ink Delivery Advancements

The VersaStudio BN-20D incorporates cutting-edge ink delivery and recirculation technologies, enhancing its reliability while achieving vibrant colours and improved white opacity for printing on both light and dark-coloured garments. These advancements ensure exceptional print quality and versatility, making it an ideal choice for various apparel customization projects.

Variable Dot Precision

With variable dot control, the VersaStudio BN-20D achieves superior detail, photographic reproduction, gradations, and contrast by producing droplets of seven different sizes. This advanced technology ensures outstanding print quality, allowing for the creation of intricate and visually stunning prints with exceptional clarity and precision.

VersaWorks 6 Software

The VersaStudio BN-20D comes equipped with Roland VersaWorks 6 RIP software, featuring a powerful HARLEQUIN RIP dual-core engine, user-friendly drag-and-drop functionality, seamless processing of complex PDF, EPS, and PS files, as well as access to Roland Color System and PANTONE libraries, providing a comprehensive set of tools and features for streamlined and efficient printing workflows.

Effortless Intricate Printing

The BN-20D Direct-to-Film printer enables printing intricate designs, fine lines, and detailed images that would pose challenges when using vinyl and weeding processes. With its quick and straightforward transfer capabilities, even complex designs and intricate text can be effortlessly reproduced, saving time and effort while achieving stunning results.

Soft, Natural Transfers

Achieving a soft, natural hand to the transfer can be accomplished by knocking out the backgrounds in the design and utilizing the garment colour as the background. This technique enhances the overall aesthetic appeal of the transfer, providing a seamless and visually pleasing result.

Dual Functionality

When not utilized for direct transfer applications, the BN-20D showcases its versatility as a stand-alone vinyl cutter, adding further value to its capabilities. This dual functionality allows for seamless transitioning between different printing tasks, ensuring optimal productivity and convenience. Whether you’re working on direct transfer projects or vinyl-cutting tasks, the BN-20D is your all-in-one solution for efficient and reliable performance.

Perfect for Customized Apparel

The BN-20D Direct-to-Film printer is a perfect choice for businesses aiming to create stunning and customized apparel and accessories like T-shirts, tote bags, and aprons. With its advanced technology and high-quality output, this printer ensures vibrant and detailed prints that leave a lasting impression. Whether you’re starting a new venture or expanding your product offerings, the BN-20D opens up a world of possibilities for your apparel customization projects.

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a newcomer to the world of printing, the VersaStudio BN-20D caters to your needs, enabling you to produce high-quality prints with ease and consistency. Its combination of simplicity, reliability, and exceptional results makes it a top choice for businesses and creative individuals seeking to take their printing endeavours to new heights. With the VersaStudio BN-20D, the possibilities for customization and creativity are limitless, opening up a world of opportunities for captivating designs and impactful visual communication.

Ready to revolutionize your printing business with the BN-20D Direct-to-Film printer? Contact our dedicated support team today and discover how this cutting-edge technology can elevate your apparel customization projects to new heights. Unlock the potential of intricate designs and stunning results with ease. Don’t miss this opportunity to take your business to the next level. Reach out to us now and let our experts guide you toward success.