Roland Versa Studio Desktop Color Printer
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 (DTG) printer. The affordable DTG 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.
Discover Exciting New Retail Opportunities
With quick, versatile, on-demand production, the BT-12 is the ideal solution for creating a successful
Print and Cure in 3-Easy Steps
The fully-enclosed BT-12 DTG 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.
• STEP 1: Prep or design your digital print file on your computer with easy-to-use software.
• STEP 2: Mount your garment in the cassette tray, load into the BT-12 printer and print your digital file from your computer.
• STEP 3: Load the cassette into the finisher unit to cure the ink.
Distinctive Features and Highlights
Start Printing Right Out-of-the-Box
A complete low-cost solution includes a finisher unit, cassette tray
Includes Super-Easy Software
If you can use a desktop printer, you can output your PNG and JPG files with our included software. Users can also output TIFF, PDF and BMP files with their choice of
Durable Stainless Steel Printheads
192 nozzles per channel, 2 channels per head and variable dot printing offer professional print results on a wide range of cotton/cotton mix products.
Brilliant Inks and Images
Provide sharp and color-brilliant image results.
Affordable to Run and Easy-to-Profit
Requires no special electrical set-up and works with standard wall sockets— a cost-effective solution with a low entry point, low cost-of-ownership and high return.
A Digitally Smart Alternative to Traditional Printing
Traditional apparel printing is bulky, messy, costly and time-consuming— avoid the fuss and expense with a fast, easy, on-demand alternative.
A Safe, Fully-Enclosed Process
Users of all abilities can print onto garments without coming into any contact with chemicals, heat, steam, or complicated processes that present safety issues.
Space-Saving Print Solution
The compact printer fits comfortably in any store, office, kiosk, workshop or home environment— the printer and finisher unit can be stacked to maximize functionality.
|Printing method||Direct-to-garment (DTG)
Piezo ink-jet method
|Print heads||2 print heads
2 channels per print head
192 nozzles per channel
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|
||100 ml (CMY)
140 ml (K)
|Connectivity||Host Interface||USB2.0 High Speed, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n|
|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)|
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)|
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