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Aurora AS420C Desktop-Style Paper Shredder Review
Average Price: $30.00
Frugal5 Score: 8.9/10
Description
The most affordable crosscut shredder on the market, the Aurora is compact, handy and perfect for home use. You will need to fold paper in half to feed it, but because it does the job quickly, you should be through shredding your documents in no time. Be sure to remove staples before feeding paper through a light duty shredder like this one.
Key Features
  • Speed - 7 Pages Per Min.
  • Warranty - NA
  • Waste Capacity - 40 Sheets
  • Auto Start/Stop
  • Crosscut Shredding
  • Reverse - Manual
  • Sheet Capacity at Once (Min 4) - 4 Sheets
  • Shreds Credit Cards
  • Shreds Staples
  • Solid-Surface Bin
  • Shreds Paper Clips
Product Comparison
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Product
Aurora AS890C 8-SheetRoyal 100X 29171Y 10-SheetComet CM-C-100 10 SheetAurora AS420C Desktop-StyleRoyal CX88 8-Sheet Cross Cut
Product Rating
 
 
 
 
 
Great
 
 
 
 
 
Great
 
 
 
 
 
Great
 
 
 
 
 
Good
 
 
 
 
 
Great
Average Price
 
 
 
 
 
Cheap ($40)
 
 
 
 
 
Cheap ($47)
 
 
 
 
 
Cheap ($55)
 
 
 
 
 
Cheap ($30)
 
 
 
 
 
Cheap ($50)
Frugal5 Score
Details
9.0
9.0
8.9
8.9
8.9
Additional Info
Speed
8.36 Pages Per Min.
9 Pages Per Min.
8.6 Pages Per Min.
7 Pages Per Min.
NA
Warranty
NA
1 Year Limited
1 Year Limited
NA
NA
Waste Capacity
125 Sheets
225 Sheets / 3.3 Gal.
374 Sheets / 5.5 Gal.
40 Sheets
252 Sheets
Features Needed
Auto Start/Stop
Crosscut Shredding
Reverse
- Manual
- Manual/Automatic
- Manual/Automatic
- Manual
- Manual/Automatic
Sheet Capacity at Once (Min 4)
- 8 Sheets
- 10 Sheets
- 10 Sheets
- 4 Sheets
- 8 Sheets
Shreds Credit Cards
Shreds Staples
Solid-Surface Bin
Features Not Needed
Alerts
Credit Card Slot
Extra Wide Paper Feeder
Heavy Duty
Shreds CDs/DVDs
Shreds Paper Clips