I replaced another Fellowes shredder with this one. I liked the old one better. They both shred ok, but to empty the old one you picked the top off by the built in handle. The new one has no handle, just two dents in the sides of the top requiring two hands. The window to check the level of shredded material in the new one is smaller too giving you less time to realize it will need to be emptied soon.
This shredder replaced one I had for several years in my home/office. I like the clear front panel to see the bin is filling (long before it clogs and jams the shredder mechanism). The bin has a good fit so there is little waste that spills down the sides inside the machine; thus, cleanup is a breeze. The only downside (why not 5 stars?) is the the feeder is a bit restricted and unless your papers are perfectly aligned and precisely fed, don't try it. There just is no slack allowed in the feeding, so it slows the process if you are doing some mass shredding.
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