Yale CB512X User Manual

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Thank you for purchasing the cross-cut paper shredder of the CB512X Series. This product is ideal for office use with its advanced function and design. This paper shredder will satisfy all your requirements for confidential and safe documnet disposal.


1.Connect the shredder with power source in accordance with the power specifications indicated on the bottom label of the head. Turn the switch to the “On/Auto” position, the shredder is at the standby mode.

2.Place the paper, credit card of CD in the relevant insertion slot, the shredder will automatically start to work and restore to the standby mode when the process is complete.

3.In a normal shredding process, if you suddenly change your mind and want to keep the remainder paper, you can turn the switch to the position “REV”, the shredder will roll your paper out immediately (You would not get any information from the CD or Credit Card as long as they had been destroyed).

4.If excessive paper has been fed at once, the shredding speed might be very slow or even stop, in this case, you should turn the switch to the state of “REV” at once and reduce the amount of paper to resume the shredding process.

5.For continuous paper shredding in large quantity, it is recommended not to feed over seven pieces of paper each time and minimize the consecutive using time to 2 minutes.

Hence, you can properly protect your shredder for higherefficiency.

6.If the shredder is jammed for a long time or high internal temperature after continuous paper shredding in a large amount, the shredder will be shut down as a result of preset temperature protection. Turn the power off for a while, the shredder will then automatically resume to the standby mode.

7.Place the paper being shredded is comparatively wet or with long fiber contents, group blades might be wrapped up with too much paper, which will affect the efficiency of shreddin. In this case, made the shredder running clockwise or counterclockwise in turn for two or three times by sliding the switch between the state of “On/Auto” and “REV” for two or three times, wastepaper then can be cleaned automatically off those group blades.

8.Since certain safety protection has been preset intentionally, the shredder can not startup normally if the head is moved away from paper backet or the head is not placed at proper specified level over the basket.


1.Please locate the shredder at places nearby power socket for quick power disconnection in emergency.

2.Please be aware of the safety alert label on the cover of shredder, be sure to ensure human body safety by prevention tie, jewellery or hair from being placed into the machine.

3.Please never place non-paper goods such as clip, plastic bag or cloth into the shredder to avoid shredder damage and lower the shredding performance.

4.While cleaning the shredder or cleaning out the paper basket. Please turn the switch to the state of “Off” and unplug the power. Please clean out the basket regularly.

5.In order to ensure long using life and good performance of the shredder, please do not run the shredder in the environment with heat or wet sources for a long time.

6.Do not renovate the internal structure of the shredder or power connection cable in any way by yourself. Do not use the shredder if the body or cable is damaged, contact with your dealer or dial the service hotline.

7.Please keep the shredder away from children and pets.


Shredder Type:

Cross-cut & CD break

Size (mm):


Cut size (mm):

4*25 / Shred CD into 3 pcs

Paper Basket Capacity (Liter):



7 sheets (70g) / 1pc CD

CD Basket Capacity (Piece):



3m/min (7 sheets)

Net weight (kg):


Throat width (mm):




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