This product is built to shred
paper, staples and credit cards
It is not built to take paper clips, continuous forms, adhesive labels,
transparencies, newspaper, cardboard or any plastic other than
credit cards. Using it for these purposes is likely to cause irreparable
Sheet capacity* 11 sheets
Paper shred size 5/32" x 2" (3.9 x 50 mm)
Maximum paper width 9" (229 mm)
Recommended daily capacity 25-50 shredding passes
Maximum running time 5 minutes
Automatic cool-down period 20 minutes
*Based on 20 lb., 8-1/2" x 11" paper with shredder operating at rated voltage; heavier paper, high humidity, or other
than rated voltage may reduce sheet capacity.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING
While setting up shredder
" Check shredder for damage or defects; some paper particles in the basket are normal due
to product testing and does not indicate a defect.
" Avoid touching exposed blades on underside of confetti-cut shredder head.
" Plug power cord in an outlet that can easily be reached.
" Do not place shredder near or over a heat or water source.
While operating shredder
" Keep hands and hanging objects (jewelry, ties, loose clothing,
long hair, etc.) away from paper entry.
" Keep children and pets away from the shredder.
When not in use
" Always turn off and unplug shredder.
" Unplug before emptying basket.
" Do not open shredder head: Danger of electric shock.
Do not use flammable synthetic oil, petroleum-based products
or aerosols of any kind on or near product at any time.
For safety reasons, this model will operate only if the shredder head is in the correct position
on the basket. Align slot on the side of the shredder head (A) with tab on the side of the
basket (B) and place it onto the basket in this position.
For convenience, your shredder is equipped with an
automatic-start sensor (C)
means that when the control switch (D) is on automatic [I] position, the shredder will start running
when you put paper into it and stop 1 or 2 seconds after the paper has passed through.
Because the sensor cannot tell the difference between paper and other objects, this feature
can also be a hazard, especially to children and pets. To avoid accidents, turn off the
shredder as soon as you are finished. Unplug shredder if it will not be used for an extended
" Plug in shredder with control switch (D) in off [O] position.
" Slide control switch to automatic [I] position to signal readiness.
" Feed paper straight into entry (E), until the shredder automatically begins shredding; see
Product Profile for limits on paper width, shreddable items, sheet capacity, etc.
" Shred for no more than 5 minutes; shredding longer will cause shredder to turn itself off for
20 minutes to cool down.
" Slide control switch to off [O] position after cutting has stopped. Cutting continues for 1-2
seconds after paper has gone through in order to clear shredded paper from cutting
" Feed one card at a time, into the middle of the paper entry (E), releasing when shredding
begins. Shredder will stop when credit card has passed through the entry.
In case of a
, which may occur if the shredder is pushed beyond its specified
capabilities, press the control switch to the off [O] position and empty the basket if full. Then:
1) Slide control switch in reverse [R] position and attempt to back paper out of shredder.
2) If shredder jams in reverse mode, slide control switch to automatic [I] position and attempt
to continue shredding operation.
3) If shredder jams again, alternate control switch slowly between reverse [R] and automatic
[I] positions to attempt to move jammed paper completely through shredder.
If you are unable to clear the jam using this method, turn off and unplug the shredder; remove
shredder head from the wastebasket and carefully remove any paper extending below the
cutting cylinders; empty the wastebasket; reassemble the shredder and repeat jam clearing