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If you receive a message on your printer (such as 5B00) or computer indicating that the printer`s waste ink absorber is full, the printer will require service or replacement. This part is not user-accessible but it is serviceable on the following models; Pixma G1200.
You need to clean or replace the Ink Absorber.
Error 5B00 indicates a waste ink counter overflow problem. 2. You need to reset the ink absorber to 0% to fix this error.
This error code is 5B00. It indicates that the used ink counter must be reset and that your absorber pads must be replaced.
That error likely means your ink absorber is full. The part is not user serviceable, however people have sucessfully removed, cleaned and reinstalled them.
5B02 error – ink absorber full.
The 5B00 error in Canon printers prevents users from scanning or printing, and the yellow and green lights continue to blink. The problem usually arises when the ink pad is saturated, or the WIC has reached the limit.
Make sure that the machine is turned on. Press and hold the Stop button until the Alarm lamp flashes 21 times. Release the Stop button. All the machine settings are initialized.
A firmware flash is a specific operation where the device`s firmware – the instructions which drive the device`s operation on the component`s side – is updated, often as an override. A “hard reset” can either mean, depending on context: A full reset to factory settings, wiping out all settings, stored data, etc.
Turn the printer OFF. Check that the Main Power indicator is off. Turning ON the printer while pressing the reset button (A) initializes the system settings. Press the reset button with the tip of a pen, thin pin, or similar item.

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ANSWER : Have no idea what model you have, but try this forum post or search through the site using your model and error.

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PRINTER MX 320 CANON ALL IN ONE PRINTER
ANSWER : Probably a worn feed roller. You can try cleaning it with a damp rag as it might just be covered with paper dust.

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Difference Between Laser Printer and InkJet Printer
ANSWER : Laser uses toner which is a powder that gets melted onto the page. Inkjet uses ink that gets squirted onto the page.

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ANSWER : ITS AN EPSON L210…

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Error Code 51.1 says Printer Error No Kidding.lol
ANSWER : Sometimes turning off and on will allow you to print a few pages. The error is a beam detect error. The only real fix is to replace the laser scanner unit. Could be a loose connector on the scanner or DC controller from the scanner. That’s unlikely. You could try the only other free fix which is to open the scanner assy. and clean all the mirrors inside. The dust could obstruct the laser beam enough to cause the detect error.

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ANSWER : Here are the procedure to fix Canon smartbase MP730 printer error ##334

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ANSWER : Sometimes the print head issues are brought on not by a flawed print head but rather by a “gunky” stopping station. The stopping station is the spot where the print head “rests” when it is not printing. Generally it’s on the right half of the printer (taking a gander at the printer from the front). The stopping station has elastic seals that should encompass the print head when it’s stopped.

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