Paper Shredder PS609
Identity theft is a major concern, both online and offline, with an ever-growing number of UK consumers becoming a victim of identity fraud at some time in their lives. If a thief obtains your personal details they can open bank accounts, take out credit cards, apply for loans, apply for state benefits, order online, make in-store purchases, take out mobile phone contracts and even apply for identity documents such as a passport or drivers licence in your name.
Don’t allow this to happen. Take action now and protect yourself and your loved ones from identity theft by ensuring all of your bills, letters - anything with your personal details on - gets shredded properly before being thrown away.
Ripping paper up isn’t good enough as it is easy for a thief to put the pieces back together again, but shredding the documents with the PS609 shredder will cut them into tiny 10x4mm pieces.
The Duronic PS609 automatic paper shredder is ideal if you have large amounts of paper to shred. It can shred paper in two ways: manually 6-9 sheets can be fed into the front slot and the automatic blades will shred the paper. This front slot can also shred one bank card at a time.
Alternatively, this electric shredder also has an automatic paper tray in which you can place up to 100 sheets of paper; simply insert the pile of paper switch it on and the machine will then automatically feed itself, shredding away until the pile has gone. This way is ideal if you don't have the time to stand and feed the machine yourself bit-by-bit.
If you need a shredder with even greater shredding capacity see our other model PS991 which can shred up to 18 sheets at a time. Or for a more portable model, see our mini desk shredder PS391.
Things to Consider When Choosing a Shredder
It is important that you get the right shredder to suit your needs. There are several important factors that you should consider before purchasing one:
Do you need it for home, a small office or a larger office?
How high security do you need it? Choose from cross-cut for general shredding or micro-cut slicing up sensitive documents.
How often will you be using it? Do you want or need a larger bin to hold more and not need to empty as often?
How much paper do you want to be able to shred in one go?
Where do you want to place it? On a table? Under it? On the floor standing proud in the middle of an office, or in a tight cover in a small space.
100-Sheet Auto-Feed Tray
For ultimate convenience. the PS609 shredder has a paper tray that can hold up to 100 sheets of paper. This means you can shred without having to stand directly over the machine.
Simply place your pile of paper into the tray, switch on and leave the shredder to do the rest.
Manual Feed Shreds up to 9x Sheets
Able to shred both paper and credit cards, this shredder will help you safely dispose of all your unwanted private documents.
It can micro-cut up to 6-9 pages of A4 paper or 1 credit/debit card at a time.
Extra Large 17-Litre Bin
The PS609 has an extra large 17 litre bin so that the shredder can be used daily without having to be empty it after each use.
To check when it is getting full simply open the bin slightly to check or look through the transparent window.
Don't forget to recycle your waste paper when you dispose of it!
Power & Run Time
Built with a steady 400W motor, this shredder will power through tasks with ease.
The run times for this shredder are:
Manual feed: 3 minutes on / 40 minutes off
Auto-feed tray: 10 minutes on / 40 minutes off
After the shredder has been working for it's stated run time, it will automatically switch itself off to rest. This automatic turn off function is a safety feature to preserve the motor and prevent it from overheating.
Forward and Reverse Functions
Like all shredders, this model has an on/off power switch, forwards and backwards function (to help in the event of a paper jam).
It has an opening of 22cm which is suited for A4 paper. It also has an LED power light to indicate when the machine is ready to use.
Size and Dimensions
Perfect for the any office or used as a home shredder, the size is ample but not too imposing. The PS609 will fit nicely under a desk or table and can be moved easily on its 4 hidden caster wheels.