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Staples 12-Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder

Staples 12-Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder

Item: 870264    Model: SPL-TXC122A

Staples 12-Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder
4.0stars
( 1212 reviews)
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  • Shreds 12 sheets simultaneously at speeds of 14 feet per minute
  • Shreds credit cards, staples, CDs/DVDs, and paper
  • Operates 2 times faster than standard shredders
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Shreds 12 sheets simultaneously at speeds of 14 feet per minuteShreds credit cards, staples, CDs/DVDs, and paperOperates 2 times faster than standard shreddersEach12-Sheet High Speed Cross-Cut ShredderShreds 12 sheets simultaneously at speeds of 14 feet per minuteShreds credit cards, staples, CDs/DVDs, and paperOperates 2 times faster than standard shreddersStaples 12-Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder149.99USDhttp://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0380577_sc7?$std$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0380577_sc7?$thb$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0380577http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0390948_sc7?$std$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0390948_sc7?$thb$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0390948/Staples-12-Sheet-High-Speed-Cross-Cut-Shredder/product_870264
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Staples® 12-Sheet High Speed Cross-Cut Shredder
 
4.0

(based on 1212 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (485)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (487)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (97)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (50)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (93)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (794)
  • Shreds quickly (586)
  • Doesn't jam (444)
  • Adequate bin capacity (443)
  • Large sheet capacity (374)

Cons

  • Difficult to empty (176)
  • Small bin capacity (99)
  • Noisy (77)
  • Messy (34)
  • Jams easily (31)

Best Uses

  • Everyday shredding (543)
  • Confidential documents (519)
  • Junk mail (389)
  • Everyday use (172)
  • Occasional shredding (166)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tech savvy (402), Technically challenged (149), Midrange shopper (120), Budget shopper (79), Gearhead (67)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (665), Business (202)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (322), Yes (9)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

The Best Shredder Ever

The cover of this shredder (where the cutting mechanism is) is very heavy and you need to use both hands to take it off. However, this is the best shredder that I have...Read complete review

The cover of this shredder (where the cutting mechanism is) is very heavy and you need to use both hands to take it off. However, this is the best shredder that I have ever had and is more like a commercial shredder that you would see in an office than a personal one - it's powerful and fast but very quiet.
I love the fact that if you take out the red plastic key that it won't run (even if it's plugged into the electric). This is a great safety measure for those with kids or pets.
I love this shredder!

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Most Helpful Negative Review

 

What a headache!

I bought this shredder about a year ago. I was impressed with the power of the motor and how fast it worked. But that's where it ended. My complaint here does not just...Read complete review

I bought this shredder about a year ago. I was impressed with the power of the motor and how fast it worked. But that's where it ended. My complaint here does not just apply to this shredder, but any shredder where the base unit sits ON TOP of the canister. Here's why:

1. The base unit in VERY heavy. This means every time I picked it up, I had to make certain I had a firm grip on it. This problem contributes to the next problem as well.

2. There is a sensor on the unit to alert you that the canister is full. Unfortunately, this completely stops the machine. As you are shredding, the shredded paper does not distribute evenly through the canister. It forms a sort of "mountain" in the middle. This means that it triggers the "full" sensor much sooner than it needs to. Which means you must pick up this crazy heavy unit and reach your hand in to smooth out the paper shreds. And yes, the light and stopper do not deactivate until they sense that you have removed the unit from the canister, so just shaking it to level the paper will not work.

3. Since the shredding unit must be completely removed to empty the canister, you will need to be able to place it somewhere. This pretty much guarantees you will get some paper shreds on your floor or other surface. In other words, make a mess.

Dealing with this unit wasn't worth it. I had purchased it to replace a shredder where the bin could be pulled from the shredder independently with a handle. It was MUCH easier to deal with, and ironically, much lighter as well. I highly recommend considering this when you purchase a shredder. I traded this in during one of Staples' "Shredder Trade-In" promotions and bought one with the handle on the canister, just like my old one.

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1.0

Staples® 12-Sheet High Speed Cross-Cut S

By Kenneth Rothbaum

from Washington DC

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Comments about Staples® 12-Sheet High Speed Cross-Cut Shredder:

The product is entirely too heavy making it difficult to empty the bin. It shreds well, but I would not recommend this shredder.

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3.0

Good Shredder, BUT

By Marty

from Chicago

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Comments about Staples® 12-Sheet High Speed Cross-Cut Shredder:

The shredder works quickly shredding the paper but the paper basket that holds the shreddings needs to be larger because once the shreddings hit the bottom of the mechanism, it will not shred. I actually thought that the shredder had overheated, but that wasn't the case; rather it was the shreddings touching the mechanism. I found that I needed to dump the basket twice as many times as is used to with the old machine. If you need a machine that shreds quickly for smaller jobs, this is perfect. If your job requires a good amount of shedding , I'd suggest another machine.

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4.0

Fair cost/ benefit

By Vlad

from Boynton Beach

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Comments about Staples® 12-Sheet High Speed Cross-Cut Shredder:

True fast hence the canister fills up quick (piles up in the center and shuts off the machine).
It's necessary a redesign to even distribute the shredded paper.

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2.0

Overheats to quickly

By Marty

from Chicago

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Comments about Staples® 12-Sheet High Speed Cross-Cut Shredder:

Shreds quickly but overheats too quickly. Great for small projects.

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5.0

Great shredder!

By Lotus

from New York

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Comments about Staples® 12-Sheet High Speed Cross-Cut Shredder:

Bought this shredder to replace a much older model. It is fast and efficient. I love that it shreds multiple papers at once.

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