Roland VersaStudio BD-8  Desktop UV Flatbed Printer

Bring your vision to life with VersaSTUDIO BD-8 

Experience the convenience of the revolutionary VersaSTUDIO BD-8, designed to effortlessly enable printing vibrant and intricate graphics on a diverse array of objects, accessible to everyone, regardless of prior experience.
What sets the BD-8 apart is its desktop-friendly design, perfectly suited for home businesses, small offices, retail spaces, and classrooms. Transforming items such as phone covers, cosmetic cases, fashion accessories, sports memorabilia, gifts, bottles, and more has never been easier with the BD-8, offering a seamless way to enhance their value and visual appeal. Welcome to a world where creating eye-catching designs is a breeze with the VersaSTUDIO BD-8.



Print vibrant graphics and detailed text directly on objects up to 102 mm high. 


Advanced UV printing technology, including a high-definition printhead. 


Engineered with a simple design and user-friendly utility software. 


A small footprint allows for placement on virtually any desktop. 


Featuring a built-in fume extractor and full-cover design.


Priced for startups and small businesses, with design and output software included. 

Where Ideas Take Shape

Customising 3D objects is now more accessible than ever with the BD-8. This device empowers you to imprint vivid graphics and intricate text directly onto 3D objects, whether you're personalizing creations for customers or creating branded products for your business.

Don’t Just Print Things. Make Things.

With the BD-8, designs can be printed onto a wide variety of materials, including plastics, paper, leather and wood — even glass and metal with the onboard primer ink.
Print on Convex, Concave or Irregular Surfaces 
Print on 3D Objects and Shapes
Print on Textured Surfaces 
Print on Glass, Wood, Metal, Plastic and More 
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Print Vibrant Light Colours on Dark Surfaces

Print light colours on dark surfaces with our white ink cartridge. Plus, with the onboard Primer ink, designs can be printed on textures like glass and metal.

Professional Print Quality Meets Ease of Use

Anyone can easily achieve professional-grade results with the BD-8. The printer supports True Rich Color 3, a print setting that helps optimise colour vibrancy and accuracy, and has a variety of print modes with built-in setting information for specific applications, ensuring optimal results on smooth, curved and uneven surfaces.

Maximum Performance. Minimum Space.

The BD-8 printer is a powerhouse in a compact frame. It can be placed on a desk, and its front-access media setup, ink loading and maintenance allow for installation against a wall. The BD-8 is safe to operate as well, thanks to its full-cover design for UV light protection, GREENGUARD Gold certified inks and built-in fume extractor.

Starter Pricing. Designed for Growth.

With the BD-8, you get professional-grade print performance at an entry-level price, designed to suit the budgets of start-ups and small, growing businesses. The printer also comes with a built-in fume extractor, so there’s no need to purchase a separate, costly air filtration unit. Users will also appreciate the included, simple-to-install design and output software.
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Print on Round Surfaces with an Optional Rotary Accessory

The BD-8 makes it possible to print fully around cylindrical and curved objects up to 2 inches in diameter, such as pens, jars and small bottles, with the optional rotary printing accessory.

Printer Maintenance Made Easy

The BD-8 is equipped with innovative features that make it easy to keep the printer healthy and performing at the highest possible level, including an automatic cleaning function that cleans the surface of the printhead to remove impurities and debris. It also comes ready for use immediately after installation and our customer service team is always just a click or call away.


GREENGUARD Gold Certified ECO-UV 5 (EUV5) Ink

The BD-8 printer’s specially formulated, wide-gamut ECO-UV5 inks print beautifully, dry instantly, and adhere well on a wide variety of materials. These high-quality inks have also earned GREENGUARD Gold certification – the world’s most stringent and comprehensive standard for low emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into indoor air.

Included FlexiDesigner VersaSTUDIO Edition Software

The BD-8 comes bundled with FlexiDESIGNER VersaSTUDIO Edition design and output software that allows even those with little or no printing experience to start customising and personalising products with colourful, attention-grabbing graphics immediately after purchasing their printers. This feature-filled, intuitive software is a complete solution, providing a host of useful tools for creating shapes, text, and effects, while also simplifying workflow.

Included VersaWorks 6
 Output Software

For users looking for even greater control over output settings and capabilities, the BD-8 printer comes with VersaWorks 6 output software. Easy to use and powerful, it offers features and tools that optimise quality and streamline processes for the print, ink, and media. VersaWorks also simplifies the setup of print layouts and comes with built-in colour management tools to make reproducing specific colours easier than ever.

Everything in One Place with the Roland DG Connect App

The Roland DG Connect app offers a seamless solution for overseeing your entire print operation, especially beneficial for businesses with multiple users or locations requiring centralized visibility.
This user-friendly app empowers you with comprehensive insights into your printers, ensuring they operate at peak performance. By using the Roland DG Connect app, you can minimize downtime and enhance efficiency through a machine monitoring assistant that seamlessly integrates with your devices. This holistic approach allows you to manage your print operations effortlessly from a single application, streamlining processes and optimizing productivity.

Your Story Starts Here

Featuring a selection of compact, easy-to-use and affordable solutions, the VersaSTUDIO range brings professional Roland DG quality to entrepreneurs and small businesses.


VersaSTUDIO BD-8 Desktop UV Flatbed Printer Specifications

Printing Method
Piezo ink-jet method

Max. 240 mm (9.4 in.)

Max. 178 mm (7 in.)

Max. 102 mm (4 in.)

Max. 3 kg (6.6 lb.)

Maximum printing width/printing length
Max. 210 mm × 148 mm (8.2 in. × 5.8 in.)

Ink Type
ECO-UV (EUV5) 220 ml cartridge

Five colours (cyan, magenta, yellow, black, and white) and primer

Ink-curing unit
Built-in UV-LED lamp

Printing resolution (dots per inch)
Max. 1,440 dpi

Ethernet (100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T, automatic switching)

Power-saving function
Automatic sleep feature

Rated input
100-240 Va.c. 50 / 60 Hz 1.1A

During operation 
Approx. 90 W

Sleep mode 
Approx. 30 W

During operation
59 dB (A) or less

During standby 
52 dB (A) or less

Dimensions (Width x Depth x Height) 
768 mm × 586 mm × 580 mm
(30.3 in. × 23.1 in. × 22.9 in.)
Weight  61 kg
(134.5 lb.)

Environment During operation *1 
Temperature: 20°C to 32°C (68°F to 89.6 °F) (22 °C [71.6 °F] or higher recommended)
Humidity: 35%RH to 80 %RH (no condensation)

Not operation 
Temperature: 5°C to 40 °C (41°F to 104 °F)
Humidity: 20%RH to 80 %RH (no condensation)

Included Items 
Power cord, Cleaning liquid, User's Manual, Software (FlexiDESIGNER VersaSTUDIO Edition, VersaWorks, Roland DG Connect), etc.