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Designed to shred paper in a home or home office. It can shred paper, credit cards, CDs and other items.

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It shreds everything the Fellowes professional and commercial ones can shred, like paper, paper clips, staples and credit cards

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It has a quiet feature that some of the commercial ones are lacking

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It shreds the best with smaller amounts of paper, such as 4 to 6 sheets at once

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With a lot of shredding, it can heat up and you have to wait until it cools down

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The Fellowes Powershred 100% Jam Proof 79Ci Cross-Cut Paper Shredder was designed to shred paper in a home or home office. It can shred paper, credit cards, CDs and other items. It is designed to be jam free with three levels to prevent jams. It includes a six-gallon bin to hold the shredded paper. 

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What's in the Box

  • 79Ci shredder
  • User manual
  • Replacement bags
  • Small bottle of oil
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This shredder has solid steel cutters, which can handle large amounts of paper and various other things like paper clips, credit cards and junk mail. 
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Prevents Paper Jams

This shredder is made to prevent paper jams. It has three levels of jam prevention: it prevents you from adding too much paper, it handles folds and wrinkles, and it shows you whether you are adding the right amount of paper. This shredder is 100 percent jam proof. 
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It has SafeSense technology for protection, which stops the shredder automatically if a hand goes near the opening. 
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How to Choose a Shredder

Cut Type

The cross-cut method of this shredder keeps documents safer from identity theft than regular strip cutting. The Cross-Cut type or smaller are best for confidential documents and prevent you from emptying the bin as often. 


To choose the right shredder, you want to look at the throughput, or its efficiency while shredding. Throughput combines the sheet capacity, the duty cycle and the speed. 

Model Sheet Capacity x Speed x Duty Cycle* = Throughput
Shredder A 12 x 8.2 FPM x 3 minutes = 295
Shredder B 15 x 7 FPM x 10 minutes =


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