Cross-cut shredder fits under your desk for the convenient protection of your confidential documents. Ideal for executive or home office use. Security Level 3 shredder shreds 12 sheets in one pass and 8-1/5" per minute into a 5-gallon, easy-to-empty, pullout bin. Cross-cut pieces measure 1/4" x 1-1/2". EX12-05 Cross-cut Shredder accepts paper, staples, paper clips and credit cards. Use the separate slot for shredding CDs and DVDs. Duty cycle offers a maximum runtime of 8 minutes with a 40-minute cool-down time. Shredder also offers a 9" wide paper entry and quiet operation with a 60-decibel sound level.