Print directly onto cotton t-shirts, apparel, tote bags and other products in minutes from the comfort of your desktop with the VersaStudio BT-12 direct-to-garment printer. The affordable printer allows you to get into the profitable world of custom apparel immediately, with a device that’s as easy-to-use as an office printer and offers stunning results.
Build a Business with Quality, On-Demand Customization in Minutes
The BT-12 is an easy-to-use, reliable, compact DTG printer that’s designed to effortlessly produce custom products. Start building a custom graphics business right out-of-the-box or diversify your current graphics output with quick-printed promotional items. With up to 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi print resolution, you can create quality and impressive products.
Print and Cure in 3-Easy Steps
The fully-enclosed BT-12 printer makes garment printing safe, clean and foolproof. The automatic process takes just minutes with the BT-12 and accompanying finisher unit that prints your designs and cures the inks in one smooth workflow. In just 3-easy steps you can have a fully-finished custom printed product in your hands.
Prep or design your digital print file on your computer with easy-to-use software.
Mount your garment in the cassette tray, load into the BT-12 printer and print your digital file from your computer.
Load the cassette into the finisher unit to cure the ink.
|Printing method||Direct-to-garment (DTG)
Piezo ink-jet method
|Print heads||2 print heads
2 channels per print head
192 nozzles per channel
Nozzle pitch: 150 dpi
Max. print swath: 1.27” (32 mm)
|Printing resolution (dpi)||600 x 600 dpi
1200dpi x 1200 dpi
|Printable Area||A4 Cassette (Standard)||11.5” x 8” (291 mm x 204 mm)|
|A5 Cassette (Optional)||8” x 5.6” (204 mm x 142 mm)|
|Garment Type||Fabric||50-100% Cotton|
|Thickness||Maximum 0.157” (4 mm)|
|Colors||White, Light Colors|
|Ink Cartridges||Types||TPG Textile Pigment Ink|
|Size||100 ml (CMY)
140 ml (K)
|Connectivity||Host Interface||USB2.0 High Speed, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n|
|Exterior dimensions||Installed||15.7” (W) x 27.5” (D) x 11.5” (H)
(399 mm (W) × 698 mm (D) × 292.5 mm(H))
|Operation||15.7” (W) x 29.9” (D) x 11.5” (H)
(399 mm (W) × 760.3 mm (D) × 292.5 mm(H))
|Weight||55 lbs (25 kg)|
|Environmental||Temperature||15℃ to 32℃ (59 to 89.6˚F)|
|Humidity||15 to 80% RH (non- condensing)|
|Included Software||Roland Design Software|
|Supported File Types||PNG, JPG, TIFF*, PDF*, BMP*|
|Maximum File Size||10 MB|
|Heating Mode||Fix Mode (Fuse)||Non-contact heat|
|Press Mode (Pre-heat)||Contact heat|
|Power requirements||North America||AC100V to 120V, 50/60Hz, max. 90 Watts|
|Latin America||AC220V to 240V, 50/60Hz, max. 90 Watts|
|Power consumption||During operation||Less than 27.5 W|
|Sleep mode||Less than 2 W|
|Warm-up Time||Less than 35 sec.|
|Exterior dimensions||15.7” (W) x 23.6” (D) x 8.7” (H)
(400 mm (W) × 600 mm (D) × 220 mm(H))
|Temperature Range||175℃ (Default) / 165℃ (347 / 329˚F)|
*File types not supported by included Roland software but available for print output with other popular design programs