Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder

300 Sheets/ Pass - 5/32" x 1 1/2" Particle Size - 9" Throat Width - 16 Gallon Waste Capacity - Shreds CD's, Credit Cards, Paper Clips, Staples  - View Complete Details

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Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder - Powerful automatic shredding for heavy usage and allows for a truly walk away shredding experience. Shreds 300 sheets into 5/32" x 1-1/2" cross-cut particles (Security Level P-4) and has a 16 gallon removable corrugate bin. The JamGuard System™ prevents shredding interruptions for jam free operation, while SmartLock™ engages with each shred cycle to protect confidential information. SilentShred™ offers ultra-quiet performance for shared workspaces. The energy saving Sleep Mode feature shuts down the shredder after 2 minutes of inactivity. Innovative touch screen with back-lit LEDs, a convenient pull-out drawer for front loading of materials to be shred. Shreds for up to 30 minutes before a 30 minute cool down period is needed. For 1-5 users.

  • SureFeed Technology™ which provides powerful automatic shredding for heavy usage and allows for a truly walk away shredding experience.
  • Shreds 300 sheets into 5/32" x 1-1/2" cross-cut particles (Security Level P-4).
  • JamGuard System™ prevents shredding interruptions for jam free operation.
  • SmartLock™ engages with each shred cycle to protect confidential information.
  • SilentShred™ offers ultra-quiet performance for shared workspaces.
  • Energy saving Sleep Mode feature shuts down the shredder after 2 minutes of inactivity.
  • Touch screen technology with back-lit LEDs.
  • Convenient pull-out drawer for front loading of materials to be shred.
  • Shreds for up to 30 minutes before a 30-minute cool down period is needed.
  • For 1-5 users.
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Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder
 
3.7

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

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  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

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60%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Secure cut size (8)
  • Safety features (7)
  • Jam resistance (6)
  • Quiet operation (6)
  • Sheet capacity (6)

Cons

  • Mess reduction (4)
  • Jam resistance (3)

Best Uses

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Only had it a week, it's not perfect but good.

It does everything it says it will at least so far, without a single jam. There are two things we've found frustrating thus far. First the waste bin fills up very quickly, frequently...Read complete review

It does everything it says it will at least so far, without a single jam. There are two things we've found frustrating thus far. First the waste bin fills up very quickly, frequently even before completing a job of less than the tray capacity. Second after a week of use it has begun squeaking considerably. The device comes with oil and an allen wrench but no documentation as to how frequently it should be oiled and where.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Disappointed

I have a lot of shredding one day a month. When it is working it rarely jams. It needs to be emptied often, but I can live with that. But in the few...Read complete review

I have a lot of shredding one day a month. When it is working it rarely jams. It needs to be emptied often, but I can live with that. But in the few months I have had the shredder I have had several incidents. The first being that the plastic that holds one of the hinge screws on the door snapped off for seemingly no reason (had to have someone come and replace the door) and the other day, the remove paper iluminated, after the paper was pulled out the drawer would not shut. While the drawer was open the start was pushed and the shredder ran (even though I believe it is not suppose to run if the drawer is open since that is a safety hazard). The drawer will only shut now if I reach in and push the roller up. This was a much more expensive shredder than I usually have and though I am relatively happy with the way it works when it works, it seems that it is cheaply made and breaks easily considering it is only gently used. I was looking for something that would be reliable and last. For the money I am very disappointed.

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3.0

Disappointed

By 

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Pros

  • Quiet Operation

Cons

  • Quality Construction

Best Uses

    Comments about Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder:

    I have a lot of shredding one day a month. When it is working it rarely jams. It needs to be emptied often, but I can live with that. But in the few months I have had the shredder I have had several incidents. The first being that the plastic that holds one of the hinge screws on the door snapped off for seemingly no reason (had to have someone come and replace the door) and the other day, the remove paper iluminated, after the paper was pulled out the drawer would not shut. While the drawer was open the start was pushed and the shredder ran (even though I believe it is not suppose to run if the drawer is open since that is a safety hazard). The drawer will only shut now if I reach in and push the roller up. This was a much more expensive shredder than I usually have and though I am relatively happy with the way it works when it works, it seems that it is cheaply made and breaks easily considering it is only gently used. I was looking for something that would be reliable and last. For the money I am very disappointed.

     
    5.0

    Best shredder I have owned!

    By 

    from Undisclosed

    Pros

    • Jam Resistance
    • Mess Reduction
    • Quality construction
    • Quiet operation
    • safety features
    • Secure Cut Size
    • Service Guarantee
    • Sheet Capacity
    • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs
    • Warranty

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder:

        I searched a long while to find the perfect shredder. The Fellowes 300C has exceeded my expectations. Just fill the bin and let it shred. It handles different size paper, staples with a breeze. I have so much shredding it seemed liked a nightmare, standing and feeding a shredder. Now I fill the bin and walk away. It is awesome. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this shredder to anyone.

         
        4.0

        Upgraded our shredder

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        Pros

        • Jam Resistance
        • Quiet operation
        • safety features
        • Secure Cut Size
        • Service Guarantee
        • Sheet Capacity
        • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs
        • Warranty

        Cons

        • Mess Reduction

        Best Uses

          Comments about Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder:

          The shredder is much quieter than our old one. The capacity isn't huge, but works for the small office environment.

           
          5.0

          200C Auto Feed Shredder

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          Pros

          • Jam Resistance
          • Mess Reduction
          • Quality construction
          • Quiet operation
          • safety features
          • Secure Cut Size
          • Sheet Capacity
          • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs
          • Warranty

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder:

              We are so excited to have this shredder to replace our old one. This one operates quietly and we can load up 200 pages and leave it to do its work.

               
              3.0

              Shredds Excellent but jams all the time

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              Pros

              • safety features
              • Secure Cut Size
              • Sheet Capacity
              • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs

              Cons

              • Jam Resistance
              • Mess Reduction

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder:

                The Shredder itself is good but if you don't shake the box every time you shred it piles up on a bar that is directly below the shredding blades and eventually gets jammed up in the blades. It is kind of annoying if and you can't just put the paper in and forget it. The papers shreds then back up and spill into the hopper and make a big mess.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                My life at work is sooooooooooo much easier now!

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                Pros

                • Jam Resistance
                • Mess Reduction
                • Quality construction
                • Quiet operation
                • safety features
                • Secure Cut Size
                • Service Guarantee
                • Sheet Capacity
                • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs
                • Warranty

                Cons

                • wheels need to lock in place.

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder:

                  I have been using a "manual" feed Fellowes shredder before getting the AutoMax 300C and there is simply no comparision!

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Satisfied overall but...

                  By 

                  from Undisclosed

                  Pros

                  • Jam Resistance
                  • Quiet operation
                  • safety features
                  • Secure Cut Size

                  Cons

                  • Mess Reduction
                  • Quality Construction

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder:

                    We are a 15 employee office and do a fair amount of shredding. The auto shred has really freed up time. We have not had problems with jams, and it is relatively quiet. The main drawback with this machine is that the paper falls to the rear of the shredder. If the collection box is not flush against the back (which is difficult with a bag inserted) paper falls behind the box resulting in the box not sliding to the back which means even more paper gets back there. Cleaning the paper out means getting down on your hands and knees and reaching all the way in and is a messy job.

                     
                    2.0

                    Headache

                    By 

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                    Pros

                    • Secure Cut Size

                    Cons

                    • Jam Resistance
                    • Mess Reduction
                    • Quiet Operation

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder:

                      This product has been a headache almost since day one. I am in an office of about 9 people and we have continuously reverted back to our 3 page at a time shredder that does not cross cut shred just to avoid the headache. We have to open the shredder almost weekly, if not more often, to undo all the paper that just builds up in the back. Some how, without the bin even being full we have piles of shredded paper around and under the bin. I am not happy with this product and neither is my boss.

                       
                      2.0

                      Ok, but not walkaway

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                      Pros

                      • Warranty

                      Cons

                      • Jam Resistance

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder:

                        More jams than ever (unless your careful and separate out all the sheets). Also, the trash needs emptying often (I hate that job). It looks nice in our office though. Its not as reliable as Fellowes other shredders

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Only had it a week, it's not perfect but good.

                        By 

                        from Undisclosed

                        Pros

                        • Jam Resistance
                        • safety features
                        • Secure Cut Size
                        • Sheet Capacity
                        • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs

                        Cons

                        • Documentation

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Fellowes AutoMax 300C Heavy-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder:

                          It does everything it says it will at least so far, without a single jam. There are two things we've found frustrating thus far. First the waste bin fills up very quickly, frequently even before completing a job of less than the tray capacity. Second after a week of use it has begun squeaking considerably. The device comes with oil and an allen wrench but no documentation as to how frequently it should be oiled and where.

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