Our techs here at Whitaker Brothers have thoroughly evaluated Royal SC180MX and have determined it to be one of best desk-side shredders on market. As far as personal shredders usually go, reliability and durability are often sacrificed for small size and a small price tag. Not true of 180 MX, which cross-cuts up to 18 sheets at once at up to 12 feet per minute, yet remains well within one's budget.Not only does this petite powerhouse cut through paper like a breeze, it even shreds credit cards and CDs with same Level 3 security! You'll also find this Royal shredder contains useful features such as auto reversing to prevent paper jams and a full bin alarm. If you want highest value and need a personal shredder that won't waste your time or money, get Royal 180MX.