The AmazonBasics 6-Sheet Cross-Cut is not the best micro cut shredder but its the best valuable cross-cut shredder that is we can say on top of the list of other shredders of its type. It looks so tiny but other then its looks its very best in terms of speed. It is able to shred almost fifty sheets of papers with in a minute. If you want to shred more then fifty sheets per minute then you have to go for models with higher capacity of shredding the sheets in a minute. The number of sheets it can handle per job are six sheets. It will shred that much sheets perfectly well at a time. But if you put sheets more than its allotted capacity the shredder might get slow. It’s not that much powerful as compared to other larger models but it can still shred hard cards like the credit or debit cards. At a price of such low budget, this paper shredder is the perfect choice for your home usage. It provides a cross cut level of security.
Due to its small size this paper shredder is the best portable paper shredder as you can take it anywhere to for shredding papers. You can set it up very easily. This paper shredder has only one button on it, to turn it on or off. You can also put it on auto mode so that you need not to turn it on or off again and again. In auto mode when ever you will fed the papers to shred, this shredder will perform the shredding automatically. In case of a jam you can also reverse the papers that you have put for shredding purpose inside the shredder.
As compared to best micro cut shredders the one drawback it has in its bin. You will not be able to find any indication once you bin is full of shredded papers. Due to which in case of over loaded bin when you try to open it, the shredded papers will create a mess when spread every where. So you have to empty the paper shredder’s bin frequently to avoid any kind of mess. But before throwing the shredded papers away keep it in mind that its a cross cut shredder. The shredded papers are not so secure and can be rejoined in a piece of paper again. So avoid shredding any confidential papers in this shredder.
In terms of sound best micro cut shredders are too good. But this cross cut paper shredder is too much noisy. It has a very high pich sound. So it is not recommended in places where silent is needed like offices, libraries, school, colleges etc. Its a solid shredder so it wont get any much damage if accidentally fallen down. It is perfect for those who rarely use paper shredder for shreding the papers. And also for those who do not need much security regarding the shredded pieces of papers.