Cross-cut shredder powers through 12 sheets of paper, creating 430 cross-cut/confetti-cut particles per page. It also shreds staples, paper clips, credit/store cards and CDs/DVDs. Anti-Jam Technology prevents jams if machine is overloaded. Energy Management Control System reduces power by putting shredder into energy-saving standby mode after 30 minutes of being idle. Quiet operation minimizes noise development in the workplace. Shredder features manual and automatic reversing functions and automatic start/stop.