The Canon Pixma MP480 is an all-in-one color inkjet photo printer released in 2008.

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How to reset page counter for ink absorber full (error 5B00)?

I have been trying everything I can find on google and youtube (short of downloading a sketchy exe file), but I can't reset the page counter. I already cleaned out the ink absorber pads, but my printer won't print until this has been reset. I hate planned obsolescence.

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i have a 5B00 error and let me know how to approach it

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Last week I had a similar іѕѕuе, I couldn’t reset the page counter on my Canon Pixma printer.

I tried everything and nothing helped.

Finally I managed tо fix this error after getting help from Cannon Windows Support

Follow the steps here: http://bit.ly/Error5B00

It should solve the issue

Goodluck

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There are various reset methods for different Canon printers. None allow resetting of the 'ink pad full' on the MG2550S, thought you may get limited access to other features like 'nozzle check'. Even physically transfering the eeprom to an eeprom reader/writer doesn't help unless you know what parameters to change.

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Hi,

Have you tried the following:

1. Press and hold the power button

2. Whilst holding the power button operated, plug the power cord back into the printer.

3. Keep holding the power button until the printer begins to reset itself and come online, then release the button.

4. Wait for the green power light to turn off, then press and release the power button again.

It should blink for 2-3 seconds and then stay on.

Hopefully the printer has been reset and is ready to print again.

If the above doesn't work this link may be of some interest.

http://www.ezylinkit.com.au/blog/?p=122

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No, this didn't work. When I plug in the printer while holding the power button, the green light comes on, but nothing else happens. When I release the power button, the light goes off again and the printer does not come on without having reset anything.

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Hi, @lynanne ,

Just for my information, did you also try the procedure as shown in the link?

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My Canon G2000 printer has a 5b00 error and I have found this software, it fixed the 5B00 error on my printer, advise you to try it out - http://resetkey.net/reset-canon-g2000-co...

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I had the same issue and solved it this way.

  1. Press and hold the power button (While connected to power)
  2. Press the ‘cancel’ button SIX (6) TIMES
  3. Release all buttons
  4. Press ‘cancel’ button FIVE (5) Times
  5. Press the POWER button ONCE. (It should print a reset information page)
  6. Press the power button to turn off the printer then turn on again.
  7. This worked for me.

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Hi Simion,

Could you please help me to reset Canon Pixma G4000 printer. I've tried your guidelines but nothing happened.

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