The Intimus 852 VS cross cut shredder takes whole trash cans of office paper at a time cutting them to 1/8" by 1-1/2" pieces. It has a variable speed system that does need any extra wiring requirements to operate. Complete waste contents can be tipped into the top hopper for automatic feeding. This machine offers great power in an office hopper model for continuous heavy duty shredding. Features include 17" wide opening, automatic feed system, manual, easy to use multi-function buttons, auto reverse, LED lights that notify the user of paper jams, bin full or door ajar, and solid, steel cutters. An optional feeder is available at an additional cost to feed up to three continuous streams of computer printouts; call for details.