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It would be great for a small office. Just be careful not to put thicker sheets or folded sheets in too often or it will overheat the system and you have to wait 15 - 20 minutes for it to cool down. Stick to one or 2 sheets at a time. If you have a lot of paperwork, you may want to go up a size because the basket fills… see more It would be great for a small office. Just be careful not to put thicker sheets or folded sheets in too often or it will overheat the system and you have to wait 15 - 20 minutes for it to cool down. Stick to one or 2 sheets at a time. If you have a lot of paperwork, you may want to go up a size because the basket fills up pretty quickly. Overall, it is a good little machine. see less It would be great for a small office. Just be careful not to put thicker sheets or folded sheets in too often or it will overheat the system and you have to wait 15 - 20 minutes for it to cool down. Stick to one or 2 sheets at a time. If you have a lot of paperwork, you may want to go up a size because the basket fills up pretty quickly. Overall, it is a good little machine.
Patty3
· January 21, 2016
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There are 3 types of shredders: strip, cross-cut, and micro-cut. Strip and cross-cut are both "strips"; the strips on the cross-cut are much smaller and provide a higher level of security. Micro-cut shredders cut paper into confetti-sized pieces. So while this is indeed a cross-cut shredder, it cuts into much smaller p… see more There are 3 types of shredders: strip, cross-cut, and micro-cut. Strip and cross-cut are both "strips"; the strips on the cross-cut are much smaller and provide a higher level of security. Micro-cut shredders cut paper into confetti-sized pieces. So while this is indeed a cross-cut shredder, it cuts into much smaller pieces than a strip shredder. This is a good article explaining the types, with pros and cons: https://www.mybinding.com/knowledge-base/paper-shredders/how-do-i-choose-between-a-cross-cut-and-strip-cut-shredder.html see less There are 3 types of shredders: strip, cross-cut, and micro-cut. Strip and cross-cut are both "strips"; the strips on the cross-cut are much smaller and provide a higher level of security. Micro-cut shredders cut paper into confetti-sized pieces. So while this is indeed a cross-cut shredder, it cuts into much smaller pieces than a strip shredder. This is a good article explaining the types, with pros and cons: https://www.mybinding.com/knowledge-base/paper-shredders/how-do-i-choose-between-a-cross-cut-and-strip-cut-shredder.html
Tara Cotta
· December 28, 2018
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You can plug it into a regular wall outlet. It's a two prong plug.
Amethyst C.
· June 27, 2016
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Over 10 pounds but not over 15
Ileana M.
· November 12, 2015
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This may not pertain to you,, but I recently had to shred, by hand, newspaper to make cat litter for my cat who was recuperating from an injured paw.. The vet said the conventional litter could get into the wound and cause infection.. So I wish I had had a PAPER SHREDDER for that.... But now I'm going to buy one o… see more This may not pertain to you,, but I recently had to shred, by hand, newspaper to make cat litter for my cat who was recuperating from an injured paw.. The vet said the conventional litter could get into the wound and cause infection.. So I wish I had had a PAPER SHREDDER for that.... But now I'm going to buy one of these and ' recycle ' our newspapers to use for cat litter.. I found it not as messy and it doesn't stink as much as cat litter does.. So, yes, there can be a good reason to SHRED newspapers... LOL Plus, if you wanted to make a little money on the side; you could make bags of it and sell it on local sale sites, for cat litter.. see less This may not pertain to you,, but I recently had to shred, by hand, newspaper to make cat litter for my cat who was recuperating from an injured paw.. The vet said the conventional litter could get into the wound and cause infection.. So I wish I had had a PAPER SHREDDER for that.... But now I'm going to buy one of these and ' recycle ' our newspapers to use for cat litter.. I found it not as messy and it doesn't stink as much as cat litter does.. So, yes, there can be a good reason to SHRED newspapers... LOL Plus, if you wanted to make a little money on the side; you could make bags of it and sell it on local sale sites, for cat litter..
LEE
· November 23, 2017
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The light should go off eventually. If it doesn't I would return it and maybe get a new one? I really like this shedder.
Clarkek001…
· February 29, 2016
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I depends on how much many pieces of paper is in the junk mail. An envelope has a front and back, making it two pieces of paper thick. A single sheet of paper folder in thirds is three pieces of paper thick. So with a standard envelope and one piece of paper folded in thirds, the shredder is having to cut through the t… see more I depends on how much many pieces of paper is in the junk mail. An envelope has a front and back, making it two pieces of paper thick. A single sheet of paper folder in thirds is three pieces of paper thick. So with a standard envelope and one piece of paper folded in thirds, the shredder is having to cut through the thickness of five sheets. Put two pieces of paper inside the envelope and the sheet thickness jumps to 8 (the limit of the shredder). see less I depends on how much many pieces of paper is in the junk mail. An envelope has a front and back, making it two pieces of paper thick. A single sheet of paper folder in thirds is three pieces of paper thick. So with a standard envelope and one piece of paper folded in thirds, the shredder is having to cut through the thickness of five sheets. Put two pieces of paper inside the envelope and the sheet thickness jumps to 8 (the limit of the shredder).
Redraiderguy08
· February 9, 2016
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I have had mine about six weeks and I don't use it daily so I have not oiled it yet --- in fact if I had not been requested to answer your question I would have totally forgotten that they have to be oiled whoops
reader80
· August 2, 2016
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No, the shredder would not be able to shred cardboard boxes. It struggles with larges stacks of paper.
Amazon Customer
· April 24, 2017
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Their fingers will not fit. To heavy for a small child to lift. And it does not work when you remove it from the basket. Perfectly safe !
William
· February 9, 2016