16" X 24" Manual Heat Transfer Press
 Model: GK103

The Gecko GK-103 is one of our top selling heat transfer machines to date. Its standard manual operation provides professional results at our lowest competitive price. The GK-103 attracts conventional users looking for simplicity and ease of use. This model machine can be used for small or large production orders. Its industrial strength and durability allows for long-term use; making it a great investment with exceptional value amongst its competitors.


The GK-103 has a built-in Non-Stick coated 16”x24” heat platen with a full range of heating coils to allow for consistency throughout its surface. It is capable of applying all types of heat transfer materials onto garments of up to 5/8”. The digital timer control is adjustable up to 999 seconds. The timer device automatically sounds once the set time is reached and resets itself when the handle is lifted. The GK-103 also features a digital temperature gauge ranging from 0 - 575ºF. The manual open and close handle is conveniently operable with the featured spring assist and adjustable pressure knob at the rear of the machine. All Gecko heat transfer machines are CE certified and come with a limited warranty and parts replacement coverage.


• Durable steel frame construction built for high performance and long-term use


• Highly graded Non-Stick coated heat platen; provides even pressure and prevents
materials from scorching/burn marks


• Easy to operate double bar support open/close handle with spring assist


• Full range rear-adjustable pressure knob


• Digital temperature and time control


• Heat resistant silicone pad capable of enduring high temperatures


• Capable of applying all types of traditional transfer materials (standard, plastisol, sublimation, inkjet, laser or color copier transfers)


• This machine is most commonly used to apply heat transfers onto;
t-shirts (and other basic clothing items/garments), hemp, mouse pads, tote bags, placemats, coasters, ceramic tiles, etc.

16”x24” Non-Stick coated heat platen

Temperature Range: 0 – 575ºF

Timer Range: 0 – 999 seconds

Power: 1800W

Voltage: 110V (standard US and Canada)

Machine weight: 75 lbs

16”x24” Heat Press Machine

Operator’s Manual

About Us

Gecko Heat Press Solutions was founded on the determination to provide an industry of heat transfer professionals with the equipment and accessories needed to get professional results desired. While staying committed to quality construction and safety, we have expanded our focus to offer more efficient products at a price more affordable than our competition. Gecko is the one-stop solution to getting your heat transfer business up and running in no time! Whether you’re in it for pleasure or profits, the products we offer are capable of satisfying all users.


As our brand continues to grow and strengthen its reputation, it remains our priority to maintain a healthy relationship with our customers. We understand the importance of establishing trust. We make it our responsibility to educate our customers however we can so that our users can produce with confidence. To keep up with competition and the demand in today’s markets, we take special notice to industry trends in order to remain a valuable player.


We appreciate you choosing Gecko as your provider of heat press solutions. Your support is not forgotten. We commit our loyalty to serving your needs in any way possible. Thank you for your purchase!


We accept PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express (through PayPal). Payment must be received in 10 business days.


We ship to Lower 48 US ONLY. We will only ship to street addresses. Please no PO Boxes. You will receive your tracking information within 48 business hours of your purchase.

Return Policy

Gecko strives to provide our customers with high quality products, prompt shipping, and excellent customer service. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you can return your product for a refund. All returns are subject to a 15% restocking fee. We accept authorized returns on unused products for a period of 30 days after you have received your product. Unused means that the product has not been used or assembled in any way and
returned undamaged in original packaging with all accessories, user manuals, and other documentation.

Please allow up to 7 business days after we receive the product to process your refund. Customers are responsible for return shipping. The original cost of shipping will not be refunded. We reserve the right to refuse returns on items that are used or damaged and to evaluate product return conditions.


If you have received a product that is defective or damaged, please contact us immediately. We will respond to you within 48 hours of receipt of your email. If your product was damaged in shipping, we file a damage report with the shipping company. All damage must be documented through photographs and description emailed to us within 3 days of receiving the product. Replacements for defective merchandise will be sent via ground shipment at our expense. All returns must be mailed directly to our specified mailing address in original packaging. Gecko is not responsible for items that are not received at our return address.

1-Year Limited Warranty:

1) Gecko guarantees that all items and accessories, referred to hereinafter as the “product,” are free from any manufacturing defects in material and workmanship.


2) This warranty is applicable only to defects in workmanship and material and does not apply to normal wear and tear, altered or removed parts; improper use; bad assembly; lack of maintenance; accidents; spills; exposure to extreme conditions; or incidental and consequential costs such as storage, telephone, rental, shipping, transportation, inconvenience, loss of income, loss of time, or other consequential damages.

3) If a product is damaged in shipment or fails to function properly upon delivery, Gecko will replace the product in full. If a replacement part is needed, Gecko will ship the associated part to the original purchaser. The customer is responsible for all warranty shipment costs and any product shipped by the purchaser for inspection or repair must be shipped with transportation costs prepaid.

4) Our limited warranty is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase and is applicable only to the original purchaser.


5) Any modification of product will void the warranty in full. Labor is not included.


6) Our obligation under this warranty is limited to repairing defective parts, refunding the purchase price, or replacing parts as necessary to remove malfunction from defects in material as covered by our warranty. Gecko reserves the right to improve the design of any product without any obligation to improve a product previously manufactured.

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