Deskside, cross-cut shredder provides high-performance shredding with Jam Blocker Technology that blocks jams before they start. SilentShred offers ultra-quiet performance for shared work spaces. Patented SafeSense Technology stops shredding when hands touch the paper opening. Powershred 69Cb Cross-Cut Shredder shreds 10 sheets per pass into 5/32" x 2" cross-cut particles (Security Level 3). Confetti falls into 5 gallon pullout bin that is easy to empty. Equipped with a 9" wide paper entry, shredder easily accepts standard letter-size or legal-size documents. Durable steel cutters also shred credit cards, paper clips and staples. Maximum runtime is 10 minutes on and 20 minutes off. Electronic auto start/stop ensures quick and easy automatic shredder operation. Shredder has a large window on the front to check the fill level on the bin. Design also features a 70 decibel range and plastic/metal construction.