VersaSTUDIO BT-12 Direct-to-Garment Printer
NOW $3,495 US*
* Promotion valid through June 30, 2020 in North and South America excluding Brazil. Pricing reflects US MSRP. Pricing may vary for Canada, Latin America and Caribbean. Contact an Authorized Roland Dealer in your area for details.
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
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.
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.
As Featured in Make:
Watch the Make: Magazine video review of the Roland BT-12 direct-to-garment printer and find out what popular technology reviewer, Caleb Kraft thinks about the amazing machine that customizes T-shirts, tote bags and more at the touch-of-a-button.
"For small amounts of T-shirts, this is incredible— the freedom it gives you is fantastic!"
- Caleb Kraft, Senior Editor for Make:
Distinctive Features and Highlights
Start Printing Right Out-of-the-Box
Includes Super-Easy Software
Durable Stainless Steel Printheads
Brilliant Inks and Images
Affordable to Run and Easy-to-Profit
A Digitally Smart Alternative to Traditional Printing
A Safe, Fully-Enclosed Process
Space-Saving Print Solution
|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|
||100 ml (CMY)
140 ml (K)
|Connectivity||Host Interface||USB2.0 High Speed, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX|
|Printer Installed||15.7” (W) x 27.5” (D) x 11.5” (H)
(399 mm (W) × 698 mm (D) × 292.5 mm(H))
15.7” (W) x 23.6” (D) x 8.7” (H)
(399 mm (W) × 599.4 mm (D) × 220.98 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.|
|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
Roland’s Industry-Leading Warranty and Support
For over 30 years, Roland DG has provided the most advanced and reliable machines, backed by unmatched customer service and technical support.
The VersaStudio BT-12 and finishing unit is also supplied with a Two-Year Trouble-Free Warranty for added peace of mind.