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Canon Pixma iP6000D Inkjet Photo Printer

I need to find out what Error Code 6A00 means. I can't get my printer to work while this error is on the screen. Thanks!

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  • bobbie1 Nov 25, 2007

    error code 6A00

  • Anonymous Nov 28, 2007

    The printer is showing error 6A00. I am unable to print as long as I have this error. There is nothing in the tech manual that provides a solution. I have tried shutdowns and reloading the software on different computers.

  • rosiejo Dec 07, 2007

    I've unpluged reset it. nothing is working



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This is all i could find out
ssue: ERROR LCD: Error code (5xxx through 9xxx)
Solution: Reset the printer

Resetting the Printer By resetting the printer's power, the print buffer is cleared and certain sensors are reset. If there is invalid data in the buffer, or sensors are stuck in a particular mode; errors may occur. Follow these steps to reset the printer:

  1. Turn the printer off with the Power button (if available).

  2. Disconnect the data cable from the printer (not applicable to WiFi, Bluetooth or Infrared) .

  3. Unplug the printer's power cord for approximately 10 minutes, and then plug it back in. If troubleshooting a communication issue, reconnect the data cable (not applicable to WiFi, Bluetooth or Infrared).

  4. Turn the printer back on.
Note: If resetting the printer does not work, please attempt any other solutions that appeared in your search results.If this is a hardware error on the printer, the printer may need to be repaired.

Posted on Jan 15, 2008


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The 6A00 is a Canon code for paper path jam. In the paper path a sensor is activated indicating paper jam so the printer will give off a 6A00 .
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Sir iam using cannon pixma 1p6000d photo printer , when i try to switch on my printer i am getting error message error code is 6A00

Error 6A00
The 6A00 is a Canon generic code for paper path jam.

Solution 1:
Move the printhead carriage back and forth a few times.

Solution 2:
Check the purge unit: Moving the print head assembly will not clear a purge unit if its jammed with paper, paper clips, push pins, screws, cookie crisp, flower bud pods or the like.

Solution 3:
Press the ink pads down in the purge unit.

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