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Do I Need White Ink for My Direct-to-Garment (DTG) Printer?


Are you in the market for a Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printer? Is this your first venture into DTG printing? Even if you’re not a novice, a DTG printer has different requirements and processes than other printers. The following blog post takes a look at some key questions to consider if you’re shopping for a DTG printer.  
 

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Easy Fix for VersaWorks Not Recognizing Your Printer After TR2 Upgrade

The TR2 upgrade process is pretty smooth for most users, but occasionally, VersaWorks does not register the new ink configuration after the correct process procedures have been followed. This quick tips shows you the easy fix.

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Top 10 Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Schemes— Austin Dillon, Tyler Reddick and Anthony Alfredo Reveal Their Favorites

The NASCAR season comes to a close this weekend having continued to entertain fans despite the challenges to live sporting events in 2020. As a company that supplies large format printer solutions, we especially love the “color of NASCAR" so we’re sharing the favorite racecar graphics of Austin Dillon, Tyler Reddick, and Anthony Alfredo, as well as favorite color schemes from members of the RCR Graphics Center team. 

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Achieving Optimum Print Quality with the BT-12

The new VersaSTUDIO BT-12 is easy to set-up and get great print results from, right-off-the-bat! Follow these quick instructions to see how simple it is to produce colorful and vibrant graphic t-shirts, totes, infant clothing, bandanas, and so much more. 

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BeginRight Employment Services

If you have a business that creates corporate giveaways or wants to expand its brand to include apparel and giftware, Roland DGA has the ideal solution in the BT-12 direct-to-garment printer to help you print on t-shirts, tote bags, facemasks and more. Read about BeginRight Employment services and see how they created custom logo apparel with the BT-12.  

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Why Green and Orange are the New Colors of Print Production

Almost overnight, Green and Orange ink has shaken things up a bit in large format printing, and not just for Roland DGA, but for the industry as a whole. See why you no longer have to make do with "near enough” or "it'll do" color with these opinions from Roland DGA customers and print experts. 

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Perf Cut Image Boundaries with the VG2

Previous VersaWorks software versions allowed for a regular contour cut around the image boundaries. With the VG2 and VersaWorks 6, it's now possible to do this function as a perf cut without having to use the “PerfCutContour” swatch in Adobe Illustrator or Corel Draw. See how to take advantage of this great new feature.

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Color Management Settings in VersaWorks 6

The Color Management Properties section of VersaWorks 6 can be a bit of a mystery to a lot of users. Here's a few quick tips to make you aware of the valuable tools it contains for maximizing image quality and defining a few terms to better understand what these tools can do for your output. 

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Roland DGA Discusses Applications for a Changing Sign and Graphics Market in 2020

Due to global changes, the sign and graphics market has changed a lot in 2020. The News View’s and How To’s blog recently talked to Roland DGA Digital Print Manager, Daniel Valade, and Roland DGA Product Manager of eCommerce & Supplies, Lily Hunter about identifying new applications and new opportunities in 2020. 

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Using Multiple Crop Marks in VersaWorks 6

When using a print/laminate/cut workflow, registration marks are used to align the cut with the print when the media is loaded back into the printer after lamination.This quick tip shows you how to load, mark and output your print/cut files foraccurate production of multiple stickers, labels, decals and other print products.

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