Fellowes Powershred 125Ci Paper Shredded Review

Fellowes Powershred 125Ci Paper Shredded Review

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A paper shredder isn’t just necessary in an office or even at home, it’s also so much fun! But, like any other machines, there are better and worse paper shredders. I’ve been looking for the best of them for ages.

I’ve searched high and low on the Internet, on dedicated websites, to make sure that what I bought would last me for a couple of years without breaking down. My research was successful.

Fellowes Powershred 125Ci Paper Shredder Upper Side

If you’re in the same position I was in before ordering, this review of Fellowes’ amazing Powershred 125Ci will definitely help you see why this is the best purchase you can make. Let’s go then.

About The Product

God knows there are hundreds upon hundreds of manufacturers of paper shredders in the world. Some are worth one’s attention, others not so much. The Powershred 125Ci falls in the former category.

This model is a state-of-the-art device, and anyone who owns it will be able to tell you that if you’re doubtful. Few other shredders can compete with this in terms of features and price feasibility.

Here’s what this bad boy does:

  • Shreds up to 20 sheets of paper at once
  • Shreds DVDs, CDs, paper clips, staples and credit cards
  • Does not need cool down for 45 minutes
  • It doesn’t jam thanks to the so-called “Jam Proof System”
  • Childproofing technology (it detects when a hand gets close to the knives and stops)
  • Wastebasket can take up to 14 gallons of waste
  • Cross-cut size, level 4 security

Are you feeling tingly yet? Sure you do, but don’t worry, this model is known to have this effect.

The Results

One of the main reasons why this is without a doubt the best paper shredder I have ever come across is that it can run for 45 minutes with no interruption. Can you imagine how much paper you can shred in almost an hour? A lot, that’s for sure.

The design complements the functionality 100%. It looks excellent and reminds one of a nice computer case. The size of the shredder is similar to a PC case, as well. I found that the wastebasket of a shredder is a vital component. Most of them are difficult to get out and put back in. I was blown away by how easy it is to do that with the 125Ci.

Even though it shreds 20 sheets of paper, it isn’t noisy at all. It does make a sound, but it’s not at all bothering. This aspect will come in very handy if a business owner decides to buy this for his office, where silence is needed for focusing.

Fellowes Powershred 125Ci Paper Shredder Features

I wouldn’t do this justice if I said that it’s not the greatest paper shredder Fellowes has manufactured in a long time.

​What Other People Say

I join the ranks of all those satisfied customers that have praised this paper shredder. Most people love the sensors it has. Whenever you load more paper than it can take, it automatically goes in reverse and spits it out, so jamming is virtually impossible.

Another thing that has left other owners speechless is how incredibly fast this shredder is. While other shredders cough and sweat when destroying a stack of papers, this one doesn’t have a problem. It shreds faster than you can put paper in the slot.

There were a few complaints that the machine arrived with physical damages. Obviously, that is not the problem of the manufacturer. In this case, it is the problem of the one that transported it recklessly. Make sure you opt for a safe means of transportation.

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​What We Like

Personally, I love everything about this Fellowes. I’ve only had it for two months, that’s true, so maybe I will stand corrected in the future, but as of now, it’s a dream come true for me.

The price meets the quality and vice-versa. It looks good, it’s not that expensive, and it does its job like no other. I’m very happy I finally had the courage to get it for myself.

​What We Don’t Like

I know it sounds weird when you don’t have anything to say against a certain product, but I won’t invent disadvantages only for the sake of it. It served and still serves me well and not once did I need to send it back for maintenance.

Somebody had a bone to pick with the fact that it doesn’t work with 25 pages. The person was obviously very enraged. But seriously, doesn’t it say that it doesn’t work with more than 20 pages?! That’s the very definition of being unreasonable.

I had no problems whatsoever with this product, and I hope I will never have.

​Buying Tips

You can purchase the Fellowes Powershred 125Ci from a lot of shops on the web. However, you must be aware of the fact that each store applies its own fees to your order, so you might end up overpaying for your paper shredder.

Amazon, for instance, grants free shipping for this model, as well as an array of variations (crosscut or strip-cut, 225Ci, 325Ci, etc.) Moreover, Amazon really cares for the transportation, so you can rest assured your shredder won’t be damaged when you open the box.

​Final Verdict

Fellowes definitely stepped up its game with the Powershred franchise. There are models for everybody. This one is the best you can get for less than $500, and believe me; it’s worth every single penny that goes out of your pocket.

You can use it both in your office and at your house. It’s got so many innovative features that would really be a pity not to purchase it. This might be the very first product I bought for everything it is endowed with.

I recommend it to anybody who wants his paper shredder to be an investment, not a periodic loss of money.

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