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Fellowes Powershred P70CM

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews of Fellowes Powershred P70CM. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and size. The design and price also get good views. Some have doubts about the noise and reliability.

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reliability, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Fellowes Powershred P70CM is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Fellowes Powershred P70CM

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of Fellowes Powershred P70CM from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the noise and size. The design and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability, and comments are divided on the durability.

usability, price, design, size, noise

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59% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Fellowes Powershred P70CM 7 Sheet Cross-Cut Paper Shredder (34360)

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Eggsplorer (newegg.com)

Good Till It Died

 

I was in a hurry yesterday and accidentally exceeded its max capacity. Something snapped and it let out a large shriek when the motor started free-running after the gears broke. Not worth it to repair. Looking for a better built shredder with steel...

Inexpensive, cross-cut shredder. Shreds credit cards. Seemed to work well until the day it died.

No Auto-Stop or Auto-Reverse if it gets jammed. Kind of loud. Mesh basket leaks paper dust. Plastic/Nylon gears.

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: SD (newegg.com)

Good and bad

 

I am a light user as far as frequency/amount. This product has not lived up to expectations. I am in the market for a new one now and will go with a different manufacturer.

This is an attractive unit that shreds to nice, small pieces

It has never performed to the capacity it is rated for. It bogs down at 3 sheets, and if you put more than that, it will overload

Aug, 2008

Consumer review by: Bremen (newegg.com)

Fellowes P70CM Cross-Cut Shredder

 

I'm torn; I like the see-through container but it's something I might not want to keep in my room since it creates a ton of dust.

Good shredding style, works quickly

Sounds angry when hungrily eating paper. Fills up fast. The see-through container gets dust/etc everywhere

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: sassey1111 (shopping.com)

Not for large shredding jobs.

 

The Fellowes P70CM Shredder works okay for small shredding at home and that is why I bought it. But if I try to do alot, it will overheat and shut off. Also the mesh basket make look good but it allows paper dust to get all over. I tried using a...

Easy to Use

Heavy

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: swiskel (shopping.com)

fellowes always reliable

 

I bought this shredder to clean out some old files...works great! Very inexpensive! I put a bag in to catch the "shred" because the basket is mess, but its no prblem, I actually use it as a trash can under my desk when not shredding.

super inexpensive, shreds multiple sheets, even credit cards

sometimes overheats when using for long periods

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: Mrs. B (cameraworld.com)

Great product.

 

I was looking for something to shred our confidential information before sending it out in the recycling. This product is small and compact and fits neatly beside my desk. It's everything I wanted and then some.

Adequate Bin Capacity ; Doesn't Jam ; Easy To Empty ; Easy to Use ; Great Power ; Large Sheet Capacity ; Shreds Quickly

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: Howard (cameraworld.com)

Great shredder for the home.

 

Reasonable price, just what I wanted, a simple, easy to use, shredder.

Adequate Bin Capacity ; Doesn't Jam ; Easy To Empty ; Easy to Use

Noisy

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: purple dragon (cameraworld.com)

Attractive AND Hard Working

 

With identity theft always a worry, it's a good thing to be able to shred anything with personal information on it before throwing it into the garbage. Now I feel safe about throwing away these papers. And if I need packaging, the shedded papers work...

Adequate Bin Capacity ; Doesn't Jam ; Easy To Empty ; Easy to Use ; Great Power ; Shreds Quickly

Noisy

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: mollynona (shopping.com)

Fellowes P70CM Shredder

 

This was my first Fellowes shredder. Previously owned Royals. This shredder is a significant improvement. I have used it to shred at least three or four thousand sheets of paper with no significant problems.

Easy to use. Low Maintenance. Shreds staples and credit cards easily

Overheats (shuts down) if used too long. Limited # of pages per shred

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: meadgrl589 (shopping.com)

Super Shredder

 

This is a mighty fine shredder. It really gets the job done whatever the job is. I was very paranoid about my personal documents being stolen or looked at, so I decided to buy a shredder for the security it offers. I got this one because it fit in my...

Works fine and minimal noise- not too pricy

none I can think of

Feb, 2008

Product Specifications

This shredder could win design awards, but don't let its good looks fool you. This is one tough shredder for home or home office use. It provides high security and fits with any contemporary decor.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7.5in
Height:15.2in
Width:12.8in

Header

Manufacturer:Fellowes
Model:P70CM
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Fellowes Powershred

Shredder

Cut Type:Confetti-cut
Max Number Of Sheets At Time:7
Shreds:Paper / Staples
Type:Shredder