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Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder

11 Sheets/ Pass - 0.16" x 1.38" Particle Size - 9" Throat Width - 4.75 Gallon Waste Capacity - Shreds Credit Cards & Staples - View Complete Details

Product Number: FEL3103201

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Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder - Powershred W-11C Cross-Cut Shredder shreds 11 sheets per pass into 5/32" x 1-3/8" cross-cut particles (Security Level P-4) at 16' per minute. Shredder also shreds credit cards and staples. Patented Safety Lock disables shredder for added safety protection. Maximum runtime is 5 minutes with a 20-minute cool-down. Personal shredder also features a 9" wide paper entry, 5.5 gallon bin and auto start/stop.

  • Ideal cross-cut paper shredder for home offices
  • Ideal cross-cut paper shredder for home offices
  • Patented SafetyLock disables shredder for added safety protection
  • Patented SafetyLock disables shredder for added safety protection
  • Shreds 11 sheets per pass into 5/32 x 1-3/8" cross-cut particles (Security Level P-4)
  • Shreds 11 sheets per pass into 5/32 x 1-3/8" cross-cut particles (Security Level P-4)
  • Also safely shreds staples and plastic credit cards
  • Also safely shreds staples and plastic credit cards
  • Shreds for up to 5 minutes before a 20 minute cool down period is needed
  • Shreds for up to 5 minutes before a 20 minute cool down period is needed
  • 4.75-gallon bin with easy lift-off head and integrated handle for hassle-free waste disposal
  • 4.75-gallon bin with easy lift-off head and integrated handle for hassle-free waste disposal
  • For personal use
  • For personal use
  • 1 year product warranty plus 3 year cutter warranty
  • 1 year product warranty plus 3 year cutter warranty
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4.5

(based on 419 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (273)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (112)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Safety features (321)
  • Secure cut size (301)
  • Sheet capacity (281)
  • Quality construction (272)
  • Shreds credit cards, staples and cds (259)

Cons

  • Quiet operation (109)
  • Sheet capacity (31)
  • Mess reduction (29)
  • Jam resistance (22)
  • Well built / quality (21)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Suggestion how to fix a non-working shredder

I gave a bad review which I wanted to edit, but Fellowes never posted it. My shredder stopped working a month after warranty and thought it was a defective power switch. It was...Read complete review

I gave a bad review which I wanted to edit, but Fellowes never posted it. My shredder stopped working a month after warranty and thought it was a defective power switch. It was not. So if your shredder stops working, look down into the slot - if you see paper - use a letter opener or something similar to remove or stir the paper around, now run in reverse to clear the jam. Now you will see a small piece of plastic in the center which was held down by the paper jam. In order for the shredder to turn on, the paper you put in has to push that little tiny piece of plastic in order to turn on the shredder. I hope I've helped someone, especially those people who did complain their shredder quit working.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Starts out ahead, but finishes last.

I grew tired of buying the typical house brand shredders that would die after a year of use and sprung for a far more expensive W-11c. I had high hopes that this would...Read complete review

I grew tired of buying the typical house brand shredders that would die after a year of use and sprung for a far more expensive W-11c. I had high hopes that this would be the shredder that lasts. When new, it would chew through junk mail, cd's, and credit cards without mercy. I oiled it religiously to make sure this would last. We went through about a bag a month of shredded material. While it does have a strong build, the shredder has a serious weakness. The input sensor is a piece of junk. Seriously. It quit working a few months after the 1 year warranty expired. I would hope that a manufacturer would use a popular internet search engine and see the large number of complaints of these shredders only working in reverse. I have tried the credit card gimmick as mentioned by the manufacturer. It didn't work. The only way to get it to work again would be to replace the switch or defeat it. Not cool folks. A more robust paper sensor design would be very easy to create... Another bit of advice to the engineers at Fellowes. Don't make a top heavy shredder with a narrow-base trash bin. Sure it looks cool to have a tapering trash bin, but it really is a stupid idea in the real world. The shredder will tip over if bumped. I'm sure you all learned "keep it simple stupid" while studying engineering. In fact, I'd be willing to give your future designs the common sense test for you for free if no one in the office gets it. That said, I really wanted to like this shredder. If it had lasted longer I would have had mostly positive things to say, except the balancing issue with the trash bin.

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4.0

Stability

By 

from undisclosed

Pros

  • Jam Resistance
  • Quality Construction
  • Secure Cut Size
  • Sheet Capacity

Cons

  • base should be wider
  • Safety Features

Best Uses

    Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

    The major concern i have is the ease the unit can fall over. With the very lite base and heavy shredder head it is easy to knock the unit over. if the base was as wide as the top or even a bit wider this would make the unit more stable.

     
    5.0

    still fellowes user

    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

    • could made with better quality plastics

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

      i've been purchasing FELLOWES product for over twenty years and i can honestly say without a question the product is durable ,sound and it has long lasting effect. With a recent purchase i made , paper shredder W11C series, this brings me back to the days when all our stationary and office products were Fellowes brand items. Its sure good to know some product outlasts memories

       
      5.0

      Excellent Product

      By 

      from undisclosed

      Pros

      • Jam Resistance
      • Quality Construction
      • Quiet Operation
      • Safety Features
      • Secure Cut Size
      • Service Guarantee
      • Sheet Capacity
      • value
      • Warranty

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

          Sturdy construction, ease-of-use, and functionality makes this a great purchase for the price!

           
          5.0

          W11C

          By 

          from undisclosed

          Pros

          • Jam Resistance
          • Quality Construction
          • Safety Features
          • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

              This thing is awesome! Shreds like crazy and worth the price.No complaints.Best shredder Ive ever bought!

               
              5.0

              Great Shredder

              By 

              from undisclosed

              Pros

              • Mess Reduction
              • Quiet Operation
              • Secure Cut Size
              • Sheet Capacity
              • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                  I recently purchased the Fellowes W11C shredder for home use. I am very satisfied with the product. It is relatively quiet and shreds several papers at a time. The basket is also quite large so the shredded material doesn't need to be emptied often.

                   
                  5.0

                  New to me but decent machine

                  By 

                  from undisclosed

                  Pros

                  • Quality Construction
                  • Safety Features
                  • Secure Cut Size
                  • Sheet Capacity

                  Cons

                  • a little slow to shut off when done shredding
                  • loud

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                    No problems so far. Only thing I would change is to have handles at the side so when you want to move the machine (it is heavy with the shredder on top), it would be much easier than grabbing it around the basket. Seems like a machine that will tackle the jobs I have. No jams or issues at this point. It is not quiet. It is a little slow to shut off when done shredding but for home office it is a workable machine.

                     
                    5.0

                    Love this little household shredder

                    By 

                    from undisclosed

                    Pros

                    • Jam Resistance
                    • Quality Construction
                    • Safety Features
                    • Secure Cut Size
                    • Sheet Capacity
                    • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs
                    • Warranty

                    Cons

                    • Mess Reduction
                    • Quiet Operation

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                      I decided to purchase a shredder for home use after it cost me $32 to have a couple of boxes shredded at UPS. You can get one for around that price, but I decided to get a better quality shredder with a quality name. It has been great. No jams except when I feed it too much. It does cut credit cards with no problem.

                       
                      5.0

                      Great household shredder

                      By 

                      from undisclosed

                      Pros

                      • Jam Resistance
                      • Mess Reduction
                      • Quality Construction
                      • Safety Features
                      • Secure Cut Size
                      • Sheet Capacity
                      • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs
                      • Warranty

                      Cons

                      • Quiet Operation

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                        I love this shredder. This is our second one.. I keep with this brand & style because I have found it to work very well...

                         
                        5.0

                        Operates as advertised

                        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 Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                            The shredder works great. I have had a great number of documents to shred and it fits my need perfectly. The price is right and is a fair value compared to the competition.

                             
                            4.0

                            It's efficient

                            By 

                            from undisclosed

                            Pros

                            • Mess Reduction
                            • Quality Construction
                            • Safety Features

                            Cons

                            • Jam Resistance
                            • Quiet Operation

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                              Well besides the fact that it couldn't handle 11 papers at one time like it said it could, I don't see any other problem with it. For example, if you receive a spam/scam letter that isn't particularly thick and you know it's trash, putting it in the shredder as it may cause it to jam or cause it to struggle a bit to shred it even though it's not 11 pages thick. Oh one more thing is the left over shredding underneath it. Sometimes little bits and pieces stick in it and won't come out.

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Quality Product for the Homeowner

                              By 

                              from undisclosed

                              Pros

                              • Quality Construction
                              • Quiet Operation
                              • Safety Features
                              • Sheet Capacity
                              • Warranty

                              Cons

                              • small collection basket

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                                Put this shredder to use as soon as I got home. I shredded a large storage box full of stuff over a 1 hour period of time. Almost constantly feeding a paper of single and multiple sheets; stopping only to get more paper out of the container. The shredder didn't miss a beat and shredded everything with ease. Right now I'm VERY PLEASED with this product and would highly recommend it for home use.

                                 
                                5.0

                                W11C PowerShred

                                By 

                                from undisclosed

                                Pros

                                • Quality Construction
                                • Safety Features
                                • Sheet Capacity

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                                    I bought shredder to replace my old brand X that wore out. This W11C has plenty of power and works as advertised. I like the design of the waste basket, you can put envelopes, etc. in without having to have another trash can near by. I also purchased the Fellowes oil.

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Well made product

                                    By 

                                    from undisclosed

                                    Pros

                                    • Jam Resistance
                                    • Mess Reduction
                                    • Quality Construction
                                    • Quiet Operation
                                    • Safety Features
                                    • Secure Cut Size
                                    • Sheet Capacity
                                    • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                                        I've purchased several Shredders, but this one out does the others. Its easy to use and its safety features allow me to feel confident when using this product. I would recommend this product to people who have the need to keep their ID safe.

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Nice Shredder!

                                        By 

                                        from undisclosed

                                        Pros

                                        • Jam Resistance
                                        • Safety Features
                                        • Secure Cut Size
                                        • Service Guarantee
                                        • Sheet Capacity
                                        • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs
                                        • Warranty

                                        Cons

                                        • Quality Construction

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                                          My only complaint is the design. The previous Fellowes model I had at home had a metal basket (heavier) with a wider base. The basket with this model is plastic, and not as wide. The machine feels very top-heavy, and the unit may be susceptible to tipping over. My vote is to return as many of your models as possible to the metal basket. The operation of the shredder seems to be great. Thank you!

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Great product

                                          By 

                                          from undisclosed

                                          Pros

                                          • Jam Resistance
                                          • Mess Reduction
                                          • Quiet Operation
                                          • Safety Features
                                          • Secure Cut Size
                                          • Service Guarantee
                                          • Sheet Capacity
                                          • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs
                                          • Warranty

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                                              Excellent shredder. Does a great job with no jams or overheating. Recommend this product

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Great Value

                                              By 

                                              from undisclosed

                                              Pros

                                              • Quality Construction
                                              • Secure Cut Size
                                              • Service Guarantee
                                              • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs
                                              • Warranty

                                              Cons

                                              • Quiet Operation

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                                                So far it is working very well. This is a replacement for a previous Fellows shredder that I used for years before it died.

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                I just purchased this shredder, but know it's a keeper

                                                By 

                                                from undisclosed

                                                Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                                                I owned a Fellowes shredder before this new one and it lasted for 15 yrs. so when it came time to buy a new one I did not hesitate to buy another Fellowes. This new one is really high tech and very classy looking and I'm thrilled it will take staples.

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Great product

                                                By 

                                                from undisclosed

                                                Pros

                                                • Jam Resistance
                                                • Quality Construction
                                                • Safety Features
                                                • Secure Cut Size
                                                • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs

                                                Cons

                                                • Quiet Operation

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                                                  I've only had this shredder for a few days, but it is very sturdy. I like the safety lock since I have a child at home. It's easy to use and very fast. My main use is to shred personal documents and I have found this an efficient way to shred.

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  great

                                                  By 

                                                  from undisclosed

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Jam Resistance
                                                  • Quality Construction
                                                  • Safety Features
                                                  • Secure Cut Size
                                                  • Service Guarantee
                                                  • Sheet Capacity
                                                  • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs
                                                  • Warranty

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                                                      this is the best shredder i have ever had, thank you fellowes.

                                                       
                                                      5.0

                                                      Great shreder

                                                      By 

                                                      from undisclosed

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Jam Resistance
                                                      • Mess Reduction
                                                      • Quality Construction
                                                      • Quiet Operation
                                                      • Safety Features
                                                      • Secure Cut Size
                                                      • Service Guarantee
                                                      • Sheet Capacity
                                                      • Warranty

                                                      Cons

                                                      • Shreds Credit Cards, Staples and CDs

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cu Paper Shredder:

                                                        Would recommend to anyone, best shredders for the money. If you buy one you will recommend as well.

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                                                          does this have a reverse mode?
                                                          Asked on 4/30/2013 by Susan

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                                                            Yes, the Fellowes Powershred Shredder has a reverse mode.

                                                            Answered on 5/1/2013 by Adam from Columbus, Wisc.
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