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Fellowes Powershred PS-12Cs Cross Cut Shredder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the build quality. The usability also gets good feedback, whereas there are some negative views about the value for money.

design, usability, build quality

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Remote Controls the Fellowes Powershred PS-12Cs Cross Cut Shredder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 14 reviews)

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Handles well, not too loud.


My last shredder was a much thicker plastic and looked more professional. Kind of disappointed in it for the money.

Easy To Setup,Easy to Use,Efficient,Reliable

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Great product


I like this shredder. It's the best of the several that I have owned. Very solid and it even looks good. No problems at all and it was delivered very quickly.

Adequate Bin Capacity,Doesn\'t Jam,Easy To Empty,Easy to Use,Good Power Output,Large Sheet Capacity,Shreds Quickly

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Great stuff



Adequate Bin Capacity,Doesn\'t Jam,Easy To Empty,Easy to Use,Good Power Output,Large Sheet Capacity,Love it,Shreds Quickly



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Very Noisy


The shredder works great. Multiple pages, safety features, easy disposal/clean up.

easy cleanup, shreds well

very noisy

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Need more to do? What to have to clean up a mess?


My spouse encouraged me to replace my paper shredder... 'Would deserve a new one for your office.'

messy inside container, messy when you dispose ofshredded pieces, a waste of $99

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On the first pass of the first paper, I realized we had been had. QUIET, THIS MACHINE IS NOT. We work in a small office and it is important to keep the noise level down and tolerable. This shredder sounds like an F-14 Hornet on take off. I will be...

not quiet

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Dead after3 months


I didn't have High hopes but I certainly didn't expect this machine to grind to a halt after 3 months. Sounds like my cordless dewalt drill with a dying battery. With that being said, the shredder never had a hard day shredding more than 7 sheets at a...

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Worst Shredder


Impossible to empty without making a huge mess. Loud. Leaves chunks of unshredded paper in waste basket.

Loud, messy, inefficient

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Worse purchase Ever


This is the worse shredder I have ever used. I purchased it for our office after testing in the Office Depot store but the store test did not show how LOUD it is. All the tenants in the building have complained and I now have to shred before 8:30 AM or...

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Great for personal use


This is not a professional grade product, and it doesn't advertise itself as such. If you want a shredder for the office then look for one that's prfofessional or industrial grade.