Updated 4 Mar 2014

Rexel

Prostyle+

Snapshot: The Rexel Prostyle+ is a cross cut paper shredder with a bin volume of 20L. But is it the real deal or just a paper tiger?

Prostyle+
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$320

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Test results

Overall score
82
Shredding
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Very good at shredding.
  • Easy to use.
  • Shreds credit cards and CDs.

But

  • Heavy.
  • Doesn’t always start when fed a single sheet.
  • Doesn’t shred staples or paper clips.

How we test

Overall score:

  • Shredding - 50%
  • Feeding the sheet - 25%
  • Using the controls - 10%
  • Emptying the bin - 10%
  • Machine stability - 5%

Shred/rest times are what is stated by the manufacturer. They show the maximum continuous “shred” minutes followed by the minimum “rest” minutes.

Shredding assessed on the shred speed for a single sheet and 100 sheets.

Ease of use assessed by feeding the sheets, using the controls, emptying the bin and the machine's usability.

Key data

Model

Price guide
$320

Specifications

Cut type
Cross
100 sheet cut time (seconds)
74
Maximum A4 sheets per feed
12
Shred/rest (minutes)
3/40
Bin volume (L)
20
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
42 x 43 x 23
Weight (kg)
8.1

Features

Credit cards
CDs
Staples
×
Paper clips
×