Fellowes Powershred 79Ci Cross Cut Shredder

Cross Cut Shredders with 5/32" x 1 1/2" cut size, 12-16 sheet capacity at security level P-4

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  • Sheet Capacity: 14
  • Shred Speed: 11 Ft./min
  • Category: Personal
  • Feed Opening Size: 9"
  • Cut Type & Size: Cross Cut, 5/32" x 1 1/2"
  • Security Level: P-4
  • Maximum Run Time: 20
  • Bin Capacity: 6 Gallon

Fellowes Powershred 79Ci cross cut shredder comes with a security configuration of level 3 (P-4). It can slice through paper, metal (paper clips, staples), plastic (credit cards) and optical media (CDs/DVDs). This unit has a 9” wide feed opening and can shred up to 14 paper sheets in a single shred cycle. The shredder generates a particle size of 5/32” x 1-1/2”. Fellowes 79Ci shredder has a run time of 20 minutes on/30 minutes off. The auto start/stop feature included in this shredder causes it to start shredding automatically upon sensing paper near the shredder’s feed opening. Fellowes 79Ci paper shredder is a 100% jam proof shredder. Its jam proof mechanism senses any paper jams and automatically reverses the paper. The SafeSense technology ensures maximum security as this cross cut shredder halts shredding upon sensing human hand interaction near the feed opening. This shredder also features SilentShred, which makes the shredding operation completely noise free. The 79Ci cross cut shredder has a bin capacity of 6 gallons and it is the best fit for personal usage. Owing to its slim and portable design, this jam proof shredder can also be used in small scale office setups.

Basic Attributes
Cut TypeCross Cut
Sheet Capacity14
Shred Speed (ft./min.)10
Security Level3
Feed Opening (inches)9
Bin Capacity (gallons)6
Cut Size (inches)5/32 x 1 1/2
Country of OriginUnited States
Waste Bin typePull-out Waste Bin
Dimensions (H" x W" x D")21.31 x 15.38 x 10.44
DIN Security LevelP-4
Maximum Run Time (minutes)12
Warranty2 Year Warranty on Machine, Lifetime Warranty on Cutter
Value Added Features100% Jam Proof
Can ShredCD/DVDs
CategoryPersonal Shredder
Product NameFellowes Powershred 79Ci Cross Cut Shredder
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Part Number


Sheet Capacity


Cut Type


Cut Size / mm

3.9 x 38

Throat width


Security Level


Bin Capacity

23 L

Run Time

12 mins

Product Dim (mm)

556 x 382 x 270


2 years for machine, lifetime on cutting heads

Q. What is the capacity of the Fellowes Powershred 79Ci?

A. The Fellowes Powershred 79Ci is a moderate capacity machine and can shred 14 sheets at a time.


Q. How is a crosscut shredder different from a strip cutter?

A. Cross cutting offers more security because it shreds paper into small bits instead of strips.


Q. What is the warranty period?

A. The Fellowes Powershred 79Ci comes with a 2-year warranty.


Q. What does cycle duty mean?

A. Ideally, the machine should run for 12 minutes followed by 20 minutes off for ideal performance.


Q. What is the shred speed?

A. The Fellowes Powershred 79Ci can shred a maximum of 10 feet per minute.


Q. Does it have a safety system?

A. The Fellowes Powershred 79Ci has a safety system that avoids hand cuts and injuries.


Q. Can it shred DVDs?

A. Yes, you can use the Fellowes Powershred 79Ci to shred CDs and DVDs.

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