Brother GT-381 GT-361 GT-341 Cover Removal

Removing the Rear Cover (1) With the power on, eject the platen so it not partially in the rear cover. (2) Power off the machine and remove the power cord from the back of the printer. (3) Use a long Phillips Screwdriver to remove teh single Phillips screw on the...

White Color Alignment on the Brother GT3

This procedure is used as a possible remedy for misalignment issues with the CMYK ink not covering the white ink properly. A CR Origin Set may have to be performed if the results of this test are not satisfactory. If the printer was moved, even rolled across the room, the...

Using the Nozzle Check to Inspect Maintenance Parts on the Brother GT3

(1) Start at main menu, scroll down to "Maintenance". (2) Press OK. (3) Scroll down to "Nozzle Cleaning", Press OK; then follow instructions on the screen. (4) Open the front cover to inspect the maintenance parts. (5) Manually move the carriage to give your room to inspect the nature. (6)...

Understanding Keypad Functions on the Brother GT3

Key Pad Function Panel LCD Description Push either one of the OK Button, Up Button and Back Button to go into the Menu.              

Replacing the Wiper Blade on the Brother GT-3

(1) Turn on the GT-3. (2) On the control panel, press the Up/Down Button and select maintenance, press okay. (3) Select "Nozzle Cleaning", press okay. (4) The platen will move out and in, the caps will drop and the carriage move to the right. (5) The screen will prompt you...

Brother GT-381 GT-361 Maintenance Overview

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There are several maintenance procedures that must be performed on a daily, weekly, or prompted basis to help keep your printer performing properly. Some of these procedures are required for the printers with white ink (GT-361, GT-381). High production volume may alter the frequency of some maintenance procedures. This guide...

Reduce White Ink Waste on the Brother GT3 Printer

<Note>Confirm that the waste tube is not submerged in the waste ink tank before executing any maintenance.    White Agitation to save on waste (Firmware ver. 3.00 or higher) You can save the waste of the White Ink by moving the Carriage with [White Agitation] menu. You can keep the...

Cleaning the Carriage Rail on the Brother GT3

(1) Open the printer. (2) Unscrew the knob on the felt supports and remove them. (3) Remove and replace the felts on the bottom of the felt supports in accordance with the "Maintenance Parts Exchange". (4) Take an isopropyl swab or cloth (95% or higher) and clean the rail thoroughly....

Changing the White Ink Filter on the Brother GT3

(1) Make sure the GT-3 is not in the middle of any operation and is turned off. (2) Gently twist the nut (counter clockwise) on the tube to remove it from the top portion of the white filter (same filter as the GT-782). Be careful of any ink spilling out....

Replacing the Platen Sheet on the Brother GT3

It is recommended to change the platen sheet when it starts to crack, tera or peel. The Platen Sheet becomes dirty with inks and garment lint within time from use and operation. This actually helps the garments being printed to lay and hold flat on the platen when printing. You...

Wiper Cartridge Cleaning on the Brother GT3

The Wiper Cleaner needs to be replaced regularly. Keep the Print Head Cap and Wiper Blade clean when replacing the Wiper Cleaner. If not, the waste ink may drop on a T-shirt in printing or mis-firing may not be easily improved. (1) With power on, press the platen eject button...

Cleaning the Fan Cover on the Brother GT-3

(1) Power on the machine and Eject the Platen. (2) Power off the machine. (3) Open the front cover/lid. (4) Locate the Fan inside the printer. Grasp the side of the fan cover facing the rear and pull the cover away from the fan toward the left side of the...

Clean the Encoder Strip on the Brother GT-3

(1) Select encoder strip cleaning from the maintenance menu on the panel, and follow the prompts ending with turning the machine off. (2) Loosen the four black thumb screws (do not remove) on the encoder cover, and remove the cover. (3) Slide the carriage to the right side of the...

VIDEO Learn how to replace the Brother GT3 Ink bag

Watch this video to learn how to open up your existing Brother GT 361 381 ink cartridge and replace it with our GPI Replacement ink bag.

Changing Ink Cartridges on the Brother GT-3

Changing an Ink Cartridge The ink indicator on the Display flashes when the Ink Cartridge is getting low. Prepare the new Ink Cartridge (option*), and replace it when “Empty XXXX (color)” is displayed.  Make sure to replace the Ink Cartridge indicated on the display.  Be careful not to...

Adjusting the platen height on the Brother GT-3

Adjusting the Platen Height Under the Platen 1 Platen Fixing Lever Fixes the Platen Tighten/Loosen this lever to install/uninstall the Platen and to adjust the Platen height. Move the Platen Height Adjustment Lever(2) to the A position in the right image and loosen the Platen Fixing Lever (1). When you...

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