Brother GT-381 Direct to Garment Printer

  • Standard Platen 14″ x 16″
  • Max Size 16″ x 18″ (optional platen)
  • 600 dpi or 1200 dpi selection
  • CMYK and white ink one pass printing
  • CMYK + 4 Whites (8 Printheads)
  • Water based pigment ink
  • Environmentally friendly Innobella Textile Inks are certified by Oeko-Tex® Eco Passport & are CPSIA Compliant
  • 1 Year Warranty


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Maximize your profit potential with this modular direct to garment printer with CMYK and 4 white print heads. The eight print heads coupled with single pass printing allows for increased productivity. Features up to 1200dpi printing allowing for photographic quality printing of images. Print directly from your USB flash drive with the new USB flash drive compatibility (flash drive not included). Enjoy faster download speeds with LAN/Ethernet connectivity (free update required.) Convenient, built in user interface – no RIP required, Our new front loading ink cartridge system is designed to provide consistent print quality and a more compact footprint.

GT-3 Feature

Up to 1200dpi

Our acclaimed indistrial print-heads have been redesigned to drop even finer ink droplets to print a more dense saturation (up to 1200dpi) resulting in a crisp, clear image

Interchangable Platens

The GT-3 series are equipped with a standard platen of 35.56 x 40.64 cm. In addition, it is possible to obtain various optional platen e.g sleeve platen or platen for small textiles..


Our machines, when used with genuine Brother inks provide a high washing colorfast AATCC rating of 4.

Efficiency & Ease of Use

The GT-3 models are all equipped with a USB port, no computer hookup is needed. Print directly from your USB drive

One-Pass TechnologyOne-pass technology let GT-3 print white base and color simultaneously rather than laying down white base and color seperately.

Wider Color GamutOur new formulated inks provide a wider color gamut for truer colot matching. So, your design can be produce with actual color result and even minute details will print with best details.


Technical Features

Printing Method

  • Direct inkjet garment printer

Machine Size

  • 54″(W) x 41″(D) x 26″(H) (1370mm x 1045mm x 660mm)

Machine Weight

  • 244lb (approx.111kg)
Ink Type

  • Water based pigment ink
Max Printing Area

  • Maximum print size is 14″ x 16″ / 35,56cm x 40,64cm
Ink-Head Type

  • On demand piezo head
Number of Ink-Heads

  • 4(GT-341), 6(GT-361), 8(GT-381)
Ink-head resolution

  • 600dpi x 600dpi, 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi
Print Mode

  • Single or double for CMYK. Underbase and highlight for white.
Data Output

  • Printer driver (USB, File output)
Power Supply

  • AC 100V-240V, 50/60Hz ± 1Hz
Power Consumption

  • 0.4A (Average)


  • Printing conditions: 18°C(64°F) to 30°C (86°F) Humidity: 45-58% RH
Ink Cure

  • Heat press machine can be used at 356°F (180°C) and 2×35 seconds duration. For higher volume production, a conveyor oven is recommended to be used at 325°F (165°C) and 3.5 minutes duration. Time and temperature may vary depending on which manufacturer’s dryer is used.

Pre Treatment

  • Before printing, apply using a manual or automatic device and dry using a heat-press machine according to manufacturer instruction. Pre treatment is necessary for white ink.

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