Choosing the right paper shredder for your home or office can be daunting. Learn more about your options to help you decide which is right for you. Below are reviews of five different models of AmazonBasics paper shredders. All have a 1 year limited warranty and are capable of shredding multiple sheets at a time.

AmazonBasics 6-sheet cross-cut paper and credit card shredder

New office under construction? Home office in need of a lot of document disposal? Need an upgrade to your old single file paper shedder?  Don’t worry, get the trusty AmazonBasics 6-sheet cross-cut paper and credit card shredder and never fear calluses and paper cuts again.

Disadvantages:

The AmazonBasics 6-sheet cross-cut paper and credit card shredder, according to a few reviews, can sometimes come to a point where it only shreds half a page, due to trouble with its sensor. You may have to feed another sheet into the shredder sometimes to trick it into resuming its shredding job.

AmazonBasics 12 Sheet Cross-cut Paper, CD, and Credit Card Shredder

Nothing is more satisfying than watching a shredder doing its thing. That is especially true if you have a heavy duty paper shredder meant to shred multiple sheets at a time, capable of shredding even plastic credit cards and DVDs. That’s why the AmazonBasics 12-sheet cross-cut shredder is the perfect addition to your office.

Disadvantages:

A small number of previous users reported that after a few weeks or months of working well, the AmazonBasics 12-sheet cross-cut paper, CD, and credit card shredder suddenly stopped functioning, sometimes as a result of a paper jam. These problems sometimes required repairs.

Luckily, its 1 year limited warranty allows you to replace the product if you experience any major problems.

AmazonBasics 8 Sheet Cross-cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder

If you can’t stop thinking about that crumpled bill you left lying about, afraid that someone will open it and reading its contents, a paper shredder might be in order. You’re not looking for an ordinary paper shredder though, you want a shredder that can do the job thoroughly and requires no backup. That is where the AmazonBasics 8 sheet cross cut paper and credit card shredder comes in.

Disadvantages:

A small percentage of users may have gotten a bad shipment of the AmazonBasics 8 sheet cross cut paper and credit card shredder, reporting that it stopped working after only a few days. In contrast, one user was unable to shut off the auto start mode, forcing him to fully unplug the machine in order to make it stop.

AmazonBasics 8 Sheet High Security Micro cut Paper, CD, and credit card Shredder with Pullout Basket

If you are in an office where confidentiality is the most important principle, you will need a document or CD shredder that can ensure a thorough job that you never have to worry about. The AmazonBasics 8 Sheet High Security Micro cut Paper, CD, and credit card Shredder with Pullout Basket is the perfect choice for your secure shredding needs.

Disadvantages:

A small percentage of users remarked that this shredder is prone to smoking, especially when shredding heavy loads. Others noted that paper jams can happen when you do not perfectly load a sheet. Still, they also remarked that it does a great job at micro shredding.

AmazonBasics 12 Sheet High Security Micro Cut Paper, CD, and Credit Card Shredder with Pullout Basket

Large offices have many documents to dispose of every day, a demand not easily met by most paper shredders on the market. The right machine with the right features is crucial for offices demanding high security for their many documents. These offices will need the AmazonBasics 12 Sheet High Security Micro Cut Paper, CD, and Credit Card Shredder with Pullout Basket.

Disadvantages:

A small number of reviews have raised concerns regarding jamming issues with the AmazonBasics 12 Sheet High Security Shredder. They all agree that it does make extra fine micro cut shreds, but these shreds tend to stick to small spaces, such as the shredder’s teeth, resulting in paper jams. This has been a frequent problem Thankfully; it comes equipped with a manual anti paper jam reverse to rectify such situations should they arise.