Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 DTG printer

DTG printing is ideal for full colour and all-over prints. Bring your DTG business to the next level... Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 delivers exceptionally fast print speeds, simplified maintenance, and convenient ease of use... We supply all necessary accessories for direct to garment printers which include inks, pre-treatments, and more.

  • Direct to Garment printing
  • High-performance
  • Reliable direct-to-garment printing
  • High-quality
  • Up to twice as fast
  • Highlight White Ink Mode
  • Fast loading for more productivity
  • Photorealistic Quality
  • Print on light or dark garments including 100% polyester
  • Vibrant prints for cotton garments
  • Compact and easy to use
  • Spend less time setting up prints and more time growing your business
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# DTG ink, pretreatment, and supplies here.

Check Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 Ink prices here!

Ink Cartridges.

CMYK ink.

White ink.

Wide Format Ink.


Solution for Dark Garment.

DTG Cleaning Solution.

Heat Press Pillow.

Tech spec

# Printing Technology:

Resolution: Up to 2880 x 1440 dpi.

Print Directions: Bi-Directional/Unidirectional.

Print Speed: Approx. pages seconds

Ink Channel: 8 Channels (CMYK+WWW or CMYK, CMYK)

Print Area:

Height Adjustment: Auto-sensing

Available Platens: Hat

Operating Systems: Windows, Mac or Linux

Interface: USB 2.0


# Download the latest firmware update here for Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12.

Update to firmware on your DTG printer before installing this printer driver.

Execute DTG Firmware Update.

Follow the Wizard and update the DTG Firmware.

Do not disconnect the USB cable in execution.

To update your printer’s firmware, you can follow the instructions at...

Added a function to change the wipe frequency.

Added network function for LAN connection.

If problem occurred please contact our tech support.

Speed improvements, printer stability, a new adjustable white highlight feature

Please visit our web site for technical support.

Please check out the information page of your printer before upgrade.


# Software for Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 DTG printer.

Windows 10 / MacOS / Linux

The latest version.

Rip Software: Direct Rip included

raster image processing software

RIP Pro C6


DirectRip software


Supports the most common graphic formats, both raster and vectorial, including PSD, JPG, TIFF, BMP, PNG, AI, PDF.

simple setup, intuitive workflow

Color Management

Flexible Ink channels


# Download the Operations guide for Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 dtg printer here.

Heat press settings

Heat press & tunnel dryer settings

Pouch replacement.

Adjusting the height of the platen.

DTG printer maintenance.

How to do a nozzle test.

Suction cap cleaning / exhaust cap cleaning / wiper blade cleaning / nozzle guards cleaning.

Arabic / English / French / German / Greek / Hebrew / Italian / Korean / Punjabi / Spanish/ Swedish

Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 DTG printer error codes

DTG Printer Ink levels check.

Step by step for beginners.

Download and utilize the app to look up an error code.

Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 DTG printer troubleshooting.

DTG Print head replacement.

A quick how to video explaining the steps to use a DTG printer.

Learn how to DTG print your models in this video!

Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 dtg printer manual

#Download Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 printer manual here... pdf... zip

Print preview

Printing Options


How to set up the printer menu

Color menu setup

White menu setup

File menu, additional explanations

Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 dtg printer Repair companies near me


Locate an Authorized Dealer or Service Center for your Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 dtg printer here...

  • Printer tuneup
  • Printhead replacement
  • Complete Refurbishment
  • Firmware upgrades
Clogged printheads, head cleaning and repair, application reprogramming...
LCD Screen Repair

Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 dtg printer maintenance checklist


Daily Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 dtg printer maintenance

  • Check the power supply and air pressure
  • Check the ink levels
  • Chech the waste adn cleaner tank
  • Check environmental conditions
  • Wipe the printheads and adjust the backpressure

Weekly Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 dtg printer maintenance

Once a week, after performing the daily routine, be sure to clean the wiper blades, and clean the capping station area.
  • Clean the wiper blades
  • Clean the capping station areas

Monthly Roland VersaSTUDIO BT-12 dtg printer maintenance

Once a month you should clean all the encoder strips and the pallet axis of your machine.
  • Clean all pallet axes
  • Clean the machine body structure, remove all ink stains

Maintaining the print head cleaning cap is essential for ensuring long-term reliability of the print head. This simple maintenance should be completed using only the specific components of the kit: plastic gloves, cleaning liquid, plastic cup, small tip swabs and medium tip swabs. One kit is included with the printer.