Complete plans to build your very own DIY DTG printer based on Epson A3 models.
This plan has a step by step guide and illustrated images to help you out convert and build yours.
Once you have downloaded our eBook you’re eligible for online support. If you have help or need assistance just message us via the contact form or directly on our facebook page and we will help you from the start to the end.
UPDATES: Now even better with additional 8 new pages added and extra pictures & images!
The most affordable DIY DTG Plans on the internet! Build your own DIY DTG printer using only the internal parts and some woods!
This guide is aimed at creating a very affordable printer using only the internal parts and some woods only. No Arduino, no coding or programming required! Just build the base and set all the sensors in the correct place to make it work. Once complete you can upgrade it as you wish.
With this guide, you will have access to sensor positions, base dimensions and learn how to set up all the sensors so you can print on a T-shirt or Woods
Includes 1 minute video showing what it should look like.
(Video is a link inside the e-book page 33 to an unlisted YouTube video)
It’s never been so easy to build your own DTG! With this newer version, you will spend less time building it and more time getting your business ready!
Stop looking on the Internet for DTG guides, this is the most accurate and the most complete plans you will ever find and it includes online support so you don’t have to worry if you never did something like this before.
Step by step guide with images and text and 1 short video located on e-book page 33.
Compatible Printers for DIY DTG
With this e-book, you will be able to convert any of the following printers into a t-shirt printer (DTG)
- Epson R1390
- Epson R1400
- Epson R1410
- Epson R1430 (MOST POPULAR)
- Epson 1500W
- Epson R1800
- Epson R1900 (faster printing on dark t-shirt)
- Epson R2000 (faster printing on dark t-shirt)
- Epson R2400
- Epson L1800
- Epson T1100 (White T-shirt only, no white ink)
Most A3 printers work almost the same way to each other and the circuits inside is also almost the same. Once you build your first DTG it will get really easy to do it with almost any printer.
This plan has a step by step guide and illustrated images to help you out building the base, installing the printer on it and printing your first t-shirt.
This e-book also covers tricks & secrets that other guides on the internet don’t.
This guide includes all sensor positions and how to bypass them.
- CD/DVD Tray sensor
- ASF Sensor
- Encoder Sensor
- Epson A3 printer as listed above.
- Some screws for wood (click to buy)
- Some bolts & nuts (click to buy)
- 2 x 70cm (28inch) Drawer Slide (click to buy)
- MDF Woods
Estimated material cost: $30 – $50
Note: **The disassembling process can be found online below, it may look different outside but once you remove your printer cover it’s all the same. The link below covers 80% of the process and the rest continue on the e-book.
- Aluminum Cutter – Excellent to cut the printer shaft with precision
- Circular saw to cut wood (click to view)
- Hot glue (click to view)
- Strong wood glue (click to view)
- Driver Drill (click to view)
Continuous Inking System (Required, but only when you ready to start printing)
- CISS for Epson 1400 and Epson 1430 (click to view)
Can it print on dark t-shirts?
A: Yes, you just need an A3 printer with 6 cartridges and a RIP Software like EKprint or Acrorip!
Contact us for the updated link.
Is this friction or belt system?
A: Friction. This project is aimed at creating the cheapest DTG using minimal parts so we will only use the parts of the printer and some woods. You’re free to upgrade as you wish once complete.