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Fellowes Powershred 79Ci 100% Jam Proof Cross-Cut Shredder Cross Cut - 14 Per Pass - 6 gal Waste Capacity

  • Shredder offers 100% Jam Proof System; ideal for a single user
  • Shreds 14 sheets per pass into 5/32" x 1-1/2" Cross-Cut pieces; Security level P-4
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The Fellows PS-79Ci Shredder is a convenient way you can confidently destroy sensitive media thoroughly and safely. Unlike traditional shredders, the PS-79Ci cuts up to 13 sheets per pass in both vertical and horizontal directions, creating particles that are difficult to reverse engineer.

The PS-79Ci is also 100% jam-proof by preventing overloading the shredder or powering through misfeeds. Best of all, SilentShred technology ensures your coworkers won’t be disturbed. As an added bonus, the SafeSense feature stops the shredder immediately if it detects hands within a minimum distance during operation. The unit also features wheels for easily portability around your home or office. Ensure your privacy and protect your identity with the Fellows PS-79Ci Shredder today!

  • newegg Reliable Performance The Fellows PS-79Ci shreds up to 13 sheets per path into 5/32" x 1-1/2" confetti-like pieces for information safety.
  • newegg SafeSense Technology With the SafeSense Technology, the Fellows PS-79Ci will auto stop shredder immediately when hands are too close.
  • newegg SilentShred Technology With the SilentShred Technology, the Fellows PS-79Ci offers ultra-quiet shredder performance to maintain a near-silent workspace.
  • newegg 6-gallon Basket with See-through Window The basket offers a decent capacity that can take about 6 gallons of paper garbage. A clear window helps you see when the basket needs emptying.

Learn more about the FELLOWES 3227901


Home Office Shredders




SafeSense Technology.

Jam proof system with auto-correction.

Electronic auto-start and reverse.

Large capacity pullout bin.

Fast shred speed.

Quiet operation.

Shreds CDs, paper clips, staples, and credit cards.



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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year

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  • Jason C.
  • 12/19/2014 3:50:04 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThis thing is a beast!

Pros: This shredder is amazing for use on a consumer scale. I don't know that I would pay $467.99 for it. I purchased it for $196.00 while it was on sale and have no regrets. This thing shreds and shreds and never complains. I have put at least 1000 sheets of paper through this in a matter of 2-3 days. Also at least a dozen CDs. Ohh and for a shredder, this thing is pretty darn quite.

Cons: Way too expensive when not on sale for a paper shredder.

Other Thoughts: I have never been so impressed by such a simple appliance.

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  • Brad S.
  • 4/17/2013 6:33:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great, quite.

Pros: Quitest shredder I have heard. Works smooth, great safety features.

Cons: None at this time.

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  • Mary P.
  • 1/3/2013 12:14:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSweet Spot

Pros: Quite, large shredding capacity, pull out bin (with plastic bag) is less messy, longer shedding times before having to cool down that most other models.

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: Great price point at NewEgg at 20% below list. Blows the competition away (once again)!

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  • Endrit T.
  • 1/2/2013 1:43:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsHorrible design and function

Pros: 1lb larger bin than W11C. Looks very high tech..

Cons: Very slow. Makes a lot of paper dust. Bin fills out very fast and stops shredding after only 1/5 of the capacity that a regular W11C takes.

Other Thoughts: I thought a $200 shredder would really make a huge difference. I shred about 6 to 7 bins each week with a W11C. I have gone through 6 W11C in the last 3 years due to the high volume shredding I have.
The problem with this shredder is simple design. The shredder stops shredding after 30 or so sheets because the shredded paper reaches the top. Unlike the W11C where the shredding continues unless the user stops it, or the bin is so tightly packed that it cannot shred anymore, this shredder stops immediately after feeling the shredded paper come to the top. Therefore, the user must open up the bin and push down the paper by hand. This allows the shredder to keep shredding more, even take more paper than a W11C bin, but only after shoving the paper down the bin 6 or 7 times. This creates tons of dust that ruins your day and your desk...IMO this shredder is a complete and otter failure from Fellows. I'm going back to the glorious W11C.

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  • Michael T.
  • 12/12/2012 6:46:23 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat quiet office shredder

Pros: Very Quiet.
Shreds plenty of pages at a time.
Good safety Features.
Ease of Use.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: This Shredder is perfect for a quiet office setting. Other shredders tend to be very loud.

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  • Miles S.
  • 6/2/2012 1:59:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Shredder

Pros: This shredder is high quality. It doesn't jam, and it takes 8-10 sheets at a time. Mine arrived in perfect condition from Newegg. I was looking for a sturdy shredder, and this is it.

Cons: It may not do exactly the number of sheets at one time as they advertise.

Other Thoughts: Highly Recommended.

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  • Frank G.
  • 1/16/2012 7:24:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Shredder

Pros: Quiet operation, sensing when fingers are near the slot (I have 2 grandsons this will keep them safe from getting little fingers shredded. lots of warning and info lights. Jamproof

Cons: price it wasn't free!! waste basket hard to get seated at times

Other Thoughts: I have had several shredders in the past that didn't hold up well of course they were cheaper so this time I thought I'd buy a higher end unit so far so good . I did mention it's quiet didn't I??? Some have complained about the operation noise but this unit is probale half to less than half as noisy as my previous shredders were ! Buy it if you need one I am sure you won't regret it!!

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  • Todd M.
  • 10/29/2010 12:34:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt's expensive vegetable oil

Pros: I bought this along with a shredder. Works the same as vegetable oil.

Cons: It arrived 3 days before the shredder.

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  • Harriet W.
  • 9/29/2010 7:26:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Received item just two days after ordering after selecting the rush order option! Great job Newegg! Easy set up, quiet, good instruction manual, not too big, not too small, fits under desk or along wall beside the desk. Easy to use, shreds credit cards with ease, multiple pages of papers feed through easily. Have many years of household paperwork to shred and I think this will do it all and allow me to watch TV while I do it.

Cons: Need to purchase lubricating oil (which was available at Newegg at the time of purchase) separately though it does come with a tiny bottle of oil to get you started.

Other Thoughts: Have been using an old, noisy shredder that only took a page at a time. This is a huge upgrade to that and I had it assembled, plugged in and working in less than 20 minutes (most of that was reading the instructions and I'm a slow reader!) Can FINALLY tackle the stacks of files that I have been putting off for ages. Too bad this shredder doesn't do your filing and pay your bills for you too!

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  • Tai J.
  • 9/14/2010 3:53:45 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsquiet

Pros: Very quiet - no need to raise one's voice while talking and shredding at the same time. Much better than my old shredder.
Shreds many sheets at once without any difficulty.

Cons: Just a small nitpick, but if I compact the confetti it can be difficult to pull the bag out without it catching and ripping on the bottom of the clear plastic window.

Other Thoughts: Some have noted that the bin full indicator is too sensitive. I find that it initially indicates full at about 85% or so, but after I compact the confetti it doesn't indicate again until the pile is actually pressing up against the top.

So far so good. Hoping it will last (my previous personal shredder broke - gears became stripped).

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