Drivers/Firmware - 3 Series GTs

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Latest GT-3 Series Firmware - version 4.00 (updated 4/6/15) size: 8.16 MB size: 4.15 MB (zipped)
Be sure to update the Printer Driver to the latest. (2.1.0.0 or higher for LAN connection)
Instructions:
  1. Download the zipped file and unzip on your PC.
  2. Execute "GT-3 Firmware Update" in [ Brother GT-3 Tools ] and select the unzipped Firmware Data (extension ".bwf").
  3. Follow the Wizard and update the GT-3 Firmware. Do not disconnect the USB cable in execution.

Download the Instruction Manual below for the latest information of Tube Cleaning, White Agitation, etc.

  • Extended timing for Maintenance Parts Exchange.
  • When the Maintenance Parts Exchange warning appears the print will now display the name of the items that will need to be replace.
  • Changed the verbiage Daily Cleaning White to White Tube Flush.
  • Changed timeout period of the LAN (30 sec to 120 sec).
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GT-3 Series/GTX-4 Graphics Lab Manual (updated 8/31/17) size: 3.17 MB

This is the instructional manual for Graphics Lab program.

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GT-3 Series Driver for Win 32/64bit - version 2.5 (updated 8/31/17) size: 14.5 MB

Download “GT3 Setup_Driver version 2.5.0.3 _Win.zip” and unzip it The system will select the OS automatically (for Windows® 7 (64bit), Windows® 8.1 (64bit) and Windows® 10 (64bit)). This driver requires CPU of 2 GHz or better and a minimum of 4 GB of RAM. A monitor display of XGA (1024 x 768) or higher is required. When you initially install the driver make sure the GT-3 printer is not plugged into the PC.

  • If you are running both a GTX-4 printer and a GT-3 series driver from the same PC you will need to upgrade the GT-3 driver to 2.5 first, before installing the GTX-4 driver or an error may occur.
  • When you install this GT-3 series driver it will uninstall the Graphics Lab software for GT-3 and upgrade the driver.
  • You will have to install Graphics Lab separately. See Graphics Lab installation file below.
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GT-3 Graphics Lab for Win 64bit - version 1.2 (updated 8/31/17) size: 75.3 MB

Download “GTX Graphics Lab version 1.2.0.4_Win.zip” and unzip it The system will select the OS automatically (for Windows® 7 (64bit), Windows® 8.1 (64bit) and Windows® 10 (64bit)). This driver requires CPU of 2 GHz or better and a minimum of 4 GB of RAM. A monitor display of XGA (1024 x 768) or higher is required. When you initially install the driver make sure the GT-3 printer is not plugged into the PC.

  • If you are going to be using the GTX driver as well you will not need to install this version of Graphics Lab.
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GT-3 Series Driver for Mac OS - version 2.5 (updated 8/31/17) size: 4.83 MB

Download “GT3 Setup_Driver version 2.5.0.3 Mac.zip” and unzip it. This driver works with MAC OS X 10.11 El Capitan and Sierra OS 10.12. This driver requires CPU of 2 GHz or better and a minimum of 4 GB of RAM. A monitor display of XGA (1024 X 768) or higher is required. When you initially install the driver make sure the GT-3 printer is not plugged into the MAC.

  • If you are running both a GTX-4 printer and a GT-3 series driver from the same PC you will need to upgrade the GT-3 driver to 2.5 first, before installing the GTX-4 driver or an error may occur.
  • When you install this GT-3 series driver it will uninstall the Graphics Lab software for GT-3 and upgrade the driver.
  • You will have to install Graphics Lab separately. See Graphics Lab installation file below.
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GT-3 Series Graphics Lab for Mac OS - version 1.2 (updated 8/31/17) size: 69.1 MB

Download “GTX Graphics Lab version 1.2.0.4_Mac.zip” and unzip it. This driver works with MAC OS X 10.11 El Capitan and Sierra OS 10.12. This driver requires CPU of 2 GHz or better and a minimum of 4 GB of RAM. A monitor display of XGA (1024 X 768) or higher is required. When you initially install the driver make sure the GT-3 printer is not plugged into the MAC.

  • If you are going to be using the GTX driver as well you will not need to install this version of Graphics Lab.
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GT-3 Mac Instruction Manual (updated 3/17/17) size: 2.1MB

This download includes the Mac Instruction Manual in multiple languages. The instructions include installing the printer driver, connecting the printer to the MAC via a USB 2.0 cable and connecting the printer to the MAC via a LAN cable.

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GT-3 FileViewer For Digital Factory | Apparel – Brother Edition for CADlink (updated 4/1/14) size: 517KB

This evaluation version of the FileViewer enables to view the AR3 files output in 1200x600 dpi mode on the screen. Download the ZIP file and store on the desktop or any location, then unzip the file to use.

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GT-3 Series 16x18 Platen Tool (updated 8/22/16) size: 360KB

Download “GT3 Use Platen For Version 2.4.0.1.zip”, this tool is used if you have the 16x18 platen for your GT3. The tool will add the platen size to your print driver menu; it will also check your firmware version so the machine will accept this print area. This tool is for Windows OS only.

  • Be sure to update the Print Driver Version 2.4.0.1 or the tool will not work
  • This will give you this 16x18 option in your graphics Software and P-Dip.
  • After you run the tool do a CR Speed Adjustment
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Latest GT-3 Series Test Data size: 196MB

Download the Test Data "GT3TestData.zip" separately from the Printer Driver. The ar3 files with a resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi are quite large.


Refer to the Instruction Manual for further information of the following eleven ar3 files. Some of the files are for service operation.

ColorChart_1200.ar3
InkVolume_1200.ar3
WhiteVolume_381_1200.ar3
W_HeadTestPattern_381.ar3
CMYK_HeadTestPattern.ar3
WhiteVolume_361_1200.ar3
WhiteVolume_381_600.ar3
WhiteVolume_361_600.ar3
W_HeadTestPattern_361.ar3
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Latest GT-3 PC Manuals (English - Spanish) -  (update 5/15/13) size: 17.4 MB

The initial updated manual is in English, even if you have installed in German, French, Spanish or Italian. Download the PDF files of Instruction Manual and Basic Manual then overwrite in the folder below (where the system drive is "C"):

Changes:
  • Windows 8
  • White Agitation, Print Head Replacement, Tube Cleaning, Long Storage and others
64bit (Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 10) - C:\Program Files (x86)\Brother\GT-3 Tools

Other European Languages (DE, FR, ES, IT) are available upon request.

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Customer GT-3 Service Tool - version 2.0.4.0 (updated 4/6/15) size: 626KB
Use this tool when you exchange the Lithium Battery, Carriage Motor or Tube Pump.

Please note:
The files contained here are in PDF format. In order to view them, you will need to have Adobe® Reader® installed. If you do not currently have this software, you may download it by clicking here.