Personal shredder features patent-pending SafeSense Technology. Exclusive SafeSense Technology stops shredder immediately when hands are too close to the paper opening. Shreds up to 11 sheets per pass into 5/32" x 1-3/8" cross-cut particles as fast as 130 sheets per minute. Shreds 11' per minute. Equipped with a 9" paper entry, the DS-1 easily accepts letter-size or legal-size documents. Durable steel cutters accept credit cards, envelopes, staples, and small paper clips. Includes 4-3/4 gallon mesh step-can style wastebasket which can easily be emptied by stepping down and removing basket. Magnetic safety interlock stops shredder when wastebasket is removed. Auto start/stop feature ensures quick, easy shredder operation. Reverse function easily removes overfed paper.