Canon G1200 error code 5B00 mean the waste ink counter overflow, you need to reset Canon G1200 Waste Ink Counter (clear Waste Counters). The printer will blink as follow: Orange light – 7 times. Alternatively Green (Power) and Orange.
And computer show up problem “SupportCode: 5B00” like this:
This problem means Canon G1200 printer Waste Ink Counter is overflowed and it must be reset
As increasingly more ink spills take place on your Canon G1200 printer’s ink cartridges, due to proper ink cartridge or continuous ink system installation, the 5B00 error message could be more likely to appear on your own Canon G1200 printer.
Solution for this problem is reset Canon G1200 printer by WIC Reset Utility tool.
New WIC Reset Utility supports Canon G1200 printer now. Please always use latest WIC Version!!
Download WIC Reset Tool – Download Canon G1200 resetter
Download the LATEST version of the WIC reset utility here:
For Windows OS – http://resetkey.net/tools/wicreset.zip
For MAC OS – http://resetkey.net/tools/iWIC.zip
Mirro link here: http://resetkey.net/download
To reset Canon G1200 5B00 Waste Ink Counter Error – You need to PUT CANON PRINTER IN SERVICE MODE!
Then use WIC Reset Utility Tool with the Reset Key to reset your Canon G1200 printer. It takes less then 1 minute!
Read before reset Canon G1200 5B00 error:
If for reasons uknown You can’t place Your Canon G1200 printer in SERVICE MODE – You will be NOT ABLE to perform RESET!
If You used Canon Service Tool such as ST V3400, V4200 etc… – The printer will not be able to get in Service Mode after that.
So the only option to resolve the issue is to change and also reprogram EEPROM Chip on printers main board.
If You cant put printer in Service Mode – You dont have to pay for Reset Key – it will not work.
How to put Canon G1200 printer in service mode
Step 1: Turn off Canon G1200 printer
Step 2: Press and hold printer’s RESET button
Step 3: Press and hold printer’s POWER button.
Step 4: Released Canon G1200 printer’s RESET button, POWER still pressed
Step 5: Press and released Canon G1200 printer’s RESET button 5 times
Step 6: Released Canon G1200 printer’s POWER button:
Now, Canon G1200 printer on SERVICE MODE condition. In this condition, computer detect found new hardware.
Step 7: When OS detect FOUND NEW HARDWARE, wait about 20 seconds and press CANCEL
How exactly to reset Canon G1200 printer 5B00 Waste Ink Counter problem
After put Your Canon G1200 printer in SERVICE MODE, please follow this instruction to reset Canon G1200 printer.
Step 1: Download latest WIC Reset Utility tool with above link (or here).
Step 2: Buy Canon G1200 Waste Ink Counter Reset Key here: Buy WIC Reset Key – Only $8.99
Step 3: Run WIC Reset, click on “Clear Waste Counters” button, read the check list, if all good, click “Yes” to continue reset Canon G1200 Waste Counter:
Step 4: Enter the Canon G1200 reset key
You will receive a “Congratulations” message if everything ok.
Now check Canon G1200 printer status in Control Panel, If it shows “Printer is online“, your Canon G1200 printer is ready to print – no errors – no waste Counters Overflow.
You can watch clip tutorial – How to PUT PRINTER IN SERVICE MODE and Reset Canon G1200 printer 5B00 error:
I hope this post useful. Have a nice day!