A compact Level 2 strip cut shredder designed for personal or small office use the H-5CT shredder features a 9 1/2" feed opening reinforced with steel. The H-5CT includes an Energy Management System which places the shredder in a sleep mode when idle and completely powers down after 30 minutes of inactivity. The operator control pad includes all the functions of the shredder and notifies the user the bag is full or door is open. With an all steel cutting head and chain drive the H-5CT will handle CD's as well as paper clips and staples. Rubber shock mounts isolate cutting head noise and vibration. An attractive fully enclosed cabinet on rolling castors provides for quiet dust-free operation.