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A light-duty shredder that shreds 8 sheets of paper at one time into small strips.

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Pros

It’s a good shredder for home use

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It’s small

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It shreds well

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

It doesn't provide as much security as a cross cut or micro cut shredder

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It only runs continuously for 2 minutes

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You can only shred 8 sheets at a time, which is less than higher-level shredders

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The Amazon Basics 8-Sheet Strip-Cut Paper/CD/Credit Card Shredder is a light-duty shredder that shreds 8 sheets of paper at one time into small strips. It also shreds credit cards and CDs in a separate slot. Its features include auto start, manual reverse to fix jams and a 3.2-gallon wastebasket.

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Features

  • 3-position switch: auto, on and reverse modes 
  • Shreds 8 sheets of paper at a time 
  • Shreds CDs, DVDs and credit cards
  • Includes a large-capacity wastebasket
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What’s in the Box

  • Shredder with wastebasket
  • Owner’s manual
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can it shred a newspaper?

    As long as the newspaper fits the width and thickness limits, this shredder should shred newspaper fine.

  • How do you know when the basket is full?

    You can't really tell unless you take off the top or if the paper backs up into the feeder.

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Advanced Safety -- ShredSafe Paper feed awning
Basket Type Regular Pull Out Regular
Bin Capacity 3.2 gallon 4.8 gallon 3 gallon
Continuous Run Time 2 minutes 5 minutes 2 minutes
Cool Down Time 15 minutes 30 minutes 40 minutes
Cut Type Strip-Cut Cross-Cut Micro-Cut
DVD/CD/Credit Card Slot Yes Yes Yes
Jam Prevention Overload protection;
Manual reverse to clear paper jams
Overload protection & LED indication;
Manual reverse to clear paper jams
Jam Free Rollers
Max Pages (70g paper) 8 sheets at a time 12 sheets at a time 8 sheets at a time
Noise Level 70 db 70 db 68 db
Security Level DIN Level: P-2 DIN Level: P-3 DIN Level: P-4
Shred Width 1/4" wide strips 7/32" x 2 5/32" 11/64" x 15/32"
Useage Level Light Medium Medium

 

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