Canon MP287 with error code E08

This error (or error code 5B00) appears with this message: “The Ink Absorber is Almost Full

To solve this problem, you have to reset the waste ink counter.

  • Turn on the printer.
  • The panel will display error E08, with message “The Ink Absorber is Almost Full”. 
  • Download the Resetter for MP287 
  • Printer must be in a state of Service Mode. 
  • Turn off the E08 error by pressing the power button. 
  • Do not unplug the power cord. 
  • Press and Hold the button Stop/Reset followed by pressing the Power button. 
  • Release the button Stop/Reset only.
  • Press the button Stop/Reset 6 times, then release both buttons simultaneously.
  • The printer MP287 will be in Service Mode. 
  • LCD Panel will blank / dark and in your computer will detect new hardware. Ignore it. 
  • Exctract and Run Service Tool for MP287 
  • Click on “Play”, then the printer will proceed and will print one page with the words “D = 000.0″ 
  • Click “Clear EEPROM”. Then click “EEPROM”, and the printer will print the results Resetter. Writing one line as follows: “TPage (COPY TTL = 00 000 = 00 000)”. 
  • Turn off by pressing the power. 


seaverock said...

Where does the Play Button be located at the service tool

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Anonymous said...

hoho Ano po password nung Service Tool? hindi ko po kasi ma-run