What is Real Clear DTG?


A TRUE open source solution for Direct to Garment printing - view and modify the fundamental source code!


Our advanced motion control system is built around a readily available PLC unit.


Optional access to premade cut and design files allows you to easily build a professional outer shell.

Easy To Customize

Easily add your own custom features or modify the way your system behaves and performs!

Latest Posts

  • Is this project really Open Source?
    March 14, 2020 2,373 Comments YES! The CLEAR DTG project is intended to be fully open source, from the hardware design to the software which drives it. We want to empower users with the necessary information to take 100% full control over their Direct to Garment printing experience. The software is licensed under the GNU General Public License terms, which

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  • Don’t forget to check out our build gallery!
    March 14, 2020 177 Comments We will continue adding unsorted build progress images to this gallery, as we find time. However, we are also looking for user-submitted pictures and videos to show off what you have built with the CLEAR DTG open source platform. We hope to show every angle of every component, allowing you the greatest level of access

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  • Why Velocio for the PLC?
    March 14, 2020 11 Comments At the heart of the CLEAR DTG printer system is an off-the-shelf commercial level PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) – we opted for this in lieu of a proprietary control board to make sure ANYONE can build this system with ease, and at the lowest possible price. Not only does this simplify construction while enabling the

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