How to fix Error Code 5B00 On Canon G1200 G2000 G2100 G2200 G3200 by Yourself

Error Code 5B00 on Canon G1200 G2000 G2100 G2200 G3200 means the waste ink pad absorber is full. You not need to replace the ink pad absorber, but you must reset the counter to 0 to be able to use your printer again. You can reset the counter without software or you can use the canon service tool which you can download at the link below
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How to fix Error Code 5B00 on Canon G1200 G2000 G2100 G2200 G3200


Enter the printer to Service Mode

  • Turn off the printer
  • Press and hold Stop Button first then press and hold Power button
  • Still hold the Power button, release Stop Button 
  • Press Stop Button 5 times then release the power button
  • The power lamp will flashing, wait until the lamp stop flashing
  • Your printer on Service Mode now

How to Fix Error Code 5B00 without Software

  • Enter the printer to Service Mode
  • Load paper in the printer tray
  • Press Stop Button 3x (three times) then press the Power Button to printing Printer Status
  • Check the printed status you can Find Status D=100.0, thats mean the waste ink pad absorber counter is 100% used (full)
  • Let reset it to 0% 
  • Press Stop Button 5x (five times) then press the Power Button
  • Printer will printing the printer Status with D=000.0, that mean the waste ink pad absorber counter is 0% used
  • Done.. You can use your printer again



How to Fix Error Code 5B00 using Canon Service Tool

  • Download Canon Service Tool V5103
  • Connect your printer to Computer
  • Enter the printer to Service Mode
  • Open Canon Service Tool 
  • At the Ink Absorber Counter set Absorber to Main_colour 
  • and the Counter Value(%) to 0
  • Press Set Button
  • Done, Do the printing test
Warning! use the software tool with your own risk

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