Brother GT-381 Direct-to-Garment Printer

GT-3 Series Garment Printer featuring CMYK + 4 White Print Heads

Expand your business to include printing on dark and light garments with this modular garment printer featuring CMYK and 4 white print heads. The GT-381 is great for short and medium runs, allowing you to deliver customized high-resolution 1200 x 1200 dpi prints on demand. It features Brother industrial print heads and a convenient print area up to 16” x 18” allowing you to create new product lines with items such as tees, hoodies, shoes, towels, and more! Enjoy faster data download speeds with Ethernet/LAN connectivity or you can print directly from your USB flash drive (flash drive not included). Our GT-3 series was designed with you in mind, that’s why we offer a 2-year bumper to bumper limited warranty that includes print heads. With our specially formulated inks and advanced features, the GT-3 printer is designed to keep you ahead of the game.

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Connectivity & Compatibility:

Standard Interface(s):

Ethernet, USB Flash Memory Drive, Hi-Speed USB 2.0


Unit Dimensions:

54" x 41" x 26" (W" x D" x H")

Unit Weight (lbs):



Optional Memory‡:

Capacity under 32 GB, FAT 32 formatted

Standard Memory‡:

1 Print File




Operating Environment: Humidity:

45-85% RH (no condensation)

Operating Environment: Temperature:

64 ̊F (18 ̊C) to 86 ̊F (30 ̊C)

Power Consumption:

0.4A (Average)

Power Source:

AC 100V - 240V, 50/60Hz +/- 1 Hz


Ink Color:

CMYK + 4 White

Ink Cure‡:

Heat Press, Conveyor Oven/Dryer

Ink Type:

Water-Based Pigment Ink

Ink Volume:

180cc CMYK standard ink cartridges/ 380cc CMYK high yield ink cartridges

Maximum Printing Area‡:

Standard: 14" x 16" (Platen included); Maximum 16" x 18" (requires additional purchase)

Number of Print Heads:


Platen Height Adjustment‡:

Standard (0 - 12mm); optional (13-25 mm)


Manual or automatic when using white ink

Print Mode:

CMYK+White (white ink underbase and highlight; single or double pass for CMYK)

Printed Substrate‡:

100% cotton; 50/50% cotton/polyester blends

Printer Technology:

Direct Inkjet Garment Printer

What's Included:


2 Year Limited Warranty / 1 Year Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty