The Sentinel 6-sheet cross-cut shredder is a medium duty shredder. A 4mm x 33mm cross-cut shred for level P-4 security of your sensitive or personal data. Auto start/stop means you simply leave the shredder on and simply feed the paper or credit card into the intake. No need to remove staples or small paper clips-just send them through the shredder to save time. A manual reverse function allows you to reverse the cutting blades in the event of a jam. Simply lift the shredder head off the waste basket and dump the shredded material in the dumpster. No plastic bags required. Equipped with a lighted over-heat indicator to protect the shredder motor. Reliable, easy to use and easy to empty makes the Sentinel 6-sheet cross-cut shredder a must have for home or office.