Fellowes Powershred DS-1 Cross-Cut Shredder, Shreds 11 Sheets per Pass, 4.75 Gallon Basket

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About Fellowes DS-1

Fellowes DS-1 Cross-Cut Shredder shreds 11 sheets per pass into 5/32 x 1-3/8" cross-cut particles (Security Level 3). The Patented SafeSense Technology stops shredding when hands touch the paper opening. The 4.75-gallon mesh step-can style bin. It features wide 9" paper entry.

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Easy to use (3)

Fellowes DS-1 Specifications

Sheet Capacity
Cut Type
Cut Size
5/32 x 1 3/8''
Basket Capacity (gallons)
Maximum Run Time (minutes)
4-5 on / 20 off
Speed (Feet Per Minute)
Paper Entry Width
Can Shred
Paper, Credit Cards, Staples, Small Paper Clips
Auto Start/Stop
Yes - Mechanical
Dimensions H x W x D (inches)
22.25" x 15.5" x 11.25" / 56.52 x 39.37 x 28.58cm

Fellowes DS-1 Reviews

Reviewed by 4 customers


1st Time Customer...Extremely Happy!


from Aurora, IL  -  Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

I use this shredder for normal personal use, although I am confident it would work well for small business use also. This is the second unit I've purchased. The first one lasted about 7 years. The only reason I had to replace it is we inserted too many pages at once and the cutter jammed to the point I could not free it. It's rated to handle up to 11 pages at once, would should suffice for most applications. It also handles staples, cd/dvd and credit cards well. When researching for a new shredder, I found this unit to still be the best, most durable unit available for the money. The ONLY con is it tends to be a bit noisy when in operation. About the vendor (Adorama): This is the 1st time I've purchased from them and must say the experience was fantastic! Their price was better than anyone else and their email communication was perfect. They confirmed my order, let me know when it shipped, provided a tracking number, the product arrived quickly and was packaged beautifully. I would not hesitate to do business with them again. Well done!


Great product at the best price


from boulder, colorado  -  Gearhead

This shredder is so much better to use than those where the top is removed to empty. There is no better choice for a personal shredder.


Great Shredder


from Hermon, Maine  -  Homeowner

I have 3 of these and the oldest is 7 years old. I like the visibility thru the basket screen to tell how full it is. The screen basket empties easily into plastic bags for recycle. This is the best shredder that I have ever had.


I would buy this anytime.


from Savannah, Ga  -  Tech Savvy

I have 3 of these and the oldest is 7 years old and all are still going strong. I like the tip out basket to discard junk mail that doesn't need to be shredded. The basket is screen is easy to see through to determine how full it is and it empties very easy into bags with out a mess on the floor with little caution. If any of mine breakdown I will definitely be buying another one just like these.


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