VersaStudio BN-20D Direct-to-Film Printer
As the custom decorated apparel market continues to grow and evolve, there has been a shift in technology in emerging markets over the last several years.
In the DGA market, including Canada and Latin America, we have seen rapid growth in “DTF” solutions, with more manufacturers and distributors displaying a
variety of systems at each consecutive trade-show.
While feedback received from customers has shown that the application is in high demand, it comes with growing pains as most of the entry to mid-level production
systems have a reputation for being unreliable.
Customers have expressed frustration over wasted time due to the manual interference required to get the systems operational at the start of each day.
The BN-20D Direct-to-Film Printer has been designed with specific features to meet customer demands for increased efficiency and reliability by providing a stable
platform backed with Roland DG’s industry-best Trouble-Free Warranty for extra peace of mind.
Driven by powerful and user-friendly Roland DG VersaWorks ® RIP software, the BN-20D promises to change the landscape of the “Direct-to-Film” market.
The BN-20D Direct-to-Film System complements Roland DGA’s existing family of compact, powerful VersaSTUDIO machines designed to help smaller
home- or office-based print providers build their businesses.
With their small footprint and impressive capabilities, these innovative desktop devices are uniquely designed to help start-up and growing print businesses
take their operations to the next level.
|The Roland DGVersaSTUDIOBN-20D Direct-to-Film-Printer is the newest addition to the BN-20 Series of desktop printers.
The products within the VersaSTUDIO product family have become well known for their amazing print quality, versatility,
Apparel applications continue to be a driving force behind the small business market segment and there has been a shift to
The market is evolving at an astonishing rate and customers are demanding a system that is ultra-reliable, requires minimal user maintenance, and is backed by a single trusted manufacturer.
Offering unmatched reliability and ease of use, the BN20D Direct-to-Film system includes Roland DG’s high-quality S-PG inks,
|Target Markets and Applications
The BN-20D target market is custom-decorated apparel and accessories.
Over half (56%) of customers using devices in the desktop or small-format market segment identify their business as an apparel-based business.
User feedback from current BN-20/20A customers shows “DTF” as a preferred solution to HTV.
This is driven by the ability to create very detailed graphics, including fine text, that would otherwise be difficult and time-consuming
The BN-20D offers a direct-to-film system that eliminates the need for weeding and masking those difficult-to-transfer designs.
|Applications While many other devices on the market can create custom- decorated apparel using different technologies,
one major advantage of the BN-20D Direct-to-Film Printer is its ability to print very detailed images and fine lines that
would be difficult, or even impossible, to weed using vinyl.Knocking out the backgrounds in the design and using the garment color as the background creates a soft,
natural hand to the transfer.