Powershred P-58Cs Shredder with security level 3 is designed for moderate home/office use. Patented SafeSense Technology, a built-in safety feature, stops the shredder immediately when hands are too close to the paper opening. Shredder shreds up to 9 sheets per pass into 5/32" x 2" cross-cut particles as fast as 11 per minute. Equipped with an 8-3/4" paper entry, P-58Cs easily accepts letter-size or legal-size documents. Durable steel cutters also accept credit cards, envelopes, staples and paper clips. Space-saving design includes an easy-to-empty 5-gallon wastebasket that has a liftoff head. Auto start/stop feature ensures quick, easy shredder operation.