Fellowes Powershred 79Ci 100% Jam Proof Medium, Duty Cross, Cut Shredder, 16 Sheet Capacity, Black/Dark Silver
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- 100% jam proof system eliminates paper jams and powers through tough jobs.
- SilentShred offers ultra-quiet shredder performance for shared workspaces.
- Energy savings system provides optimal energy efficiency 100% of the time-in use and out of use.
- SafeSense technology stops shredder when hands touch the paper opening. Average Shred Speed (mpm) : 4.3. Auto Reverse : Reverse Function
- Shreds 16 sheets per pass into 5/32" x 1-1/2" cross-cut particles (security level P-4).Item dimension H x W x D (inches):21.31 x 15.38 x 10.44
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Fellowes Powershred 79Ci Cross-Cut Shredder
Shreds CDs/DVDs, credit cards, staples, paper clips, and junkmail
The Powershred 79Ci Cross-Cut Shredder is essential for securely shredding sensitive tax documents, CDs/DVDs, credit cards and other confidential materials. This child and pet safe shredder features SafeSense Technology that stops shredding when hands touch the paper opening. The 79Ci shreds 16 sheets per pass into 5/32-inch x 1-1/2-inch cross-cut particles (Security Level P-4). Shreds for up to 20 minutes before a 30 minute cool down period is needed. Features a 6 gallon bin.
At a Glance:
- Perfect household shredder.
- Child safe/pet safe shredder stops when hands touch paper opening.
- Shreds CDs/DVDs, credit cards, staples and paper clipped documents as well as junkmail.
SafeSense Technology automatically disables shredder when hands touch the paper opening, helping to protect more than just your identity
Continuous 20 Minute Shredding
Every shredder runs for a specific period of time before it needs to cool down. This is run-time. The longer you need to shred, the more run-time you will need.
- Shreds paper into cross sections.
- More secure than strip-cut shredders.
- Faster than micro-cut shredders.
|73Ci 12 Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder||79Ci 16 Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder||99Ci 18 Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder||125Ci 18 Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder|
|Shred Width||5/32" x 1-1/2"||5/32" x 1-1/2"||5/32" x 1-1/2"||5/32" x 1-1/2"|
|Shreds||CDs/DVDs, credit cards, paper clips, staples||CDs/DVDs, credit cards, paper clips, staples, junkmail||CDs/DVDs, credit cards, paper clips, staples, junkmail||CDs/DVDs, credit cards, paper clips, staples, junkmail|
|Continuous Run Time||10||20||30||45|
|Cool Down Time||20||30||40||45|
|Bin Capacity||6 gallons||6 gallons||9 gallons||14 gallons|
|Bin Type||Pull-Out Bin||Pull-Out Bin||Pull-Out Bin||Pull-Out Bin|
|Usage Level||1||1||1 - 3||1 - 5|
|Noise Level (decibels)||56||54||56||63|
|Features||100% Jam Proof, SafeSense, Energy Savings System||100% Jam Proof, SafeSense, SilentShred, Energy Savings System||100% Jam Proof, SafeSense, SilentShred, Energy Savings System||100% Jam Proof, SafeSense, SilentShred, Energy Savings System|
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|Color||Black/Dark Silver||Black||Light Amber||White||Black||Black/gray|
|Item Dimensions||10.44 x 15.38 x 21.31 inches||11.00 x 14.40 x 20.90 inches||1.50 x 3.50 x 8.00 inches||9.21 x 6.02 x 0.75 inches||12.80 x 7.30 x 15.90 inches||17.31 x 11.44 x 25.19 inches|
|Item Weight||28.22 lbs||22.00 lbs||0.57 lbs||5.10 ounces||8.30 lbs||39.11 lbs|
The Fellowes Powershred 79Ci Cross-Cut Shredder can shred up to 16 sheets of paper per pass into 397 (5/32” x 1-1/2” Security Level P-4) cross-cut particles. This machine also safely shreds CDs/DVDs, credit cards, staples, paper clips and junk mail. Achieve hassle-free shredding with all of the features the 79Ci has to offer. Get three levels of advanced jam prevention with Fellowes 100% Jam Proof System which eliminates paper jams, powers through tough jobs and maximizes productivity. To protect more than your identity, the patented SafeSense Technology is designed with an electronic safety sensor that surrounds the paper entry and automatically disables the shredder when hands touch the paper opening. Also, the 79Ci’s SilentShred Technology and Energy Savings System allow this machine to integrate easily to any environment. With the ability to shred for up to 20 minutes before a cool down period is needed, the 79Ci is ideal for deskside use and includes a 6-gallon pull-out bin. Backed by a worry-free 2-year product and service warranty plus lifetime cutter warranty. 21.31" H x 15.38" W x 10.44" D. 23L pull-out bin ensures easy waste disposal
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Sadly, and unlike my earlier Fellowes model, this shredder is not "jam proof." I've been careful not to load more than three or four sheets of standard weight paper at a time, and I hadn't had any issues until I tried to put in two envelopes at a time. Both envelopes contained only a single sheet of paper, so I put the envelopes in vertically, side by side. There was still space on either side of the opening and the envelopes didn't overlap, yet the shredder jammed. Nothing short of pulling the envelopes out, which took considerable effort, solved the problem.
I like the shredder as it's a bit smaller and has considerably quieter operation than my former Fellowes shredder, but I'm rather disappointed with the recent jam, especially considering the light weight of the items that got jammed. I lubricated the shredder after assembling it, and it hasn't required additional lubrication as yet because it hasn't gotten much use. So I was taken aback at the jam that required sheer brute strength to resolve. I'm hoping that jam was just a fluke. But having had this shredder for only a week, and taking care not to overload it or operate it for more than a few minutes at a time, I'm now a bit concerned about how it will hold up. Still, I'm counting on the usual Fellowes quality and hoping I'll get years of use out of this model, with proper care.
Update 11-28-15 - In addition to the problem with the bin not seating properly, the machine isn't able to feed 16 sheets at once as advertised. You can feed maybe 6 or 7 at once. Also, the shredder gets really hot and overheats way more than it should - and I'm using the machine correctly. Several times the machine shut down for overheating. I waited the 30 minutes or so until the overheating light went out and then began shredding again. Within 5 minutes the machine shut down again for overheating! We have several Fellowes shredders at work (Industrial ones) and they're great, that's why when I went to buy a home shredder I chose Fellowes. But I'm really disappointed in the performance of this particular model.
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It also arrived a day early than scheduled.
It took less than a minute to set up and I shredded 2 bin fulls immediately and used the oil as recommended to lubricate the shredding components. Highly Recommended I can see this in my office for years to come. Great to see quality in the office. Purchased the oil to keep blades sharp too.