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Have a Fellowes 2127S, bin full light stays on when trying to shred, where are the bin full sensor so i can clean them?s

And what does a sensor look like?

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Seems it could be a problem with one of your sensors Fellowes Customer Service can easily and quickly diagnose your problem. 1-800-945-4545

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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SOURCE: The "bin full" indicator is always on.

you will have to clean or replace the bin full sensors

Posted on May 14, 2009

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If this is actually an SB-15C I posted a solution elsewhere and will repeat it:
I called the toll free number for Fellowes Help Line, 800.955.0959, and spoke to John who was most familiar with the SB-15c. I indicated that the "bin full" LED was bad (actually the transmit bulb). After John ascertained that I had indeed cleaned the bulbs, he made available a replacement part, MasterCard or VISA required. Replacement of these bulbs is not for everyone. A level of technical ability and some tools will be required.

I have never had this level of technical support available on the first call. Kudos for Fellowes.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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SOURCE: we have a Fellowes Powershred C-220C and the

Only if you are mechanically handy and know how to take a part. Most of these shredder's sensors are PLASTIC and break EASILY. I should know, I had to take apart my wife's shredder.

I had to bypass the sensor and rewire it. It can be done if you know what you are doing. If not, don't try it

In your case I would unscrew the top assembly. Than I would use a can of canned air to clean out the sensor eye. Than I would use tweezers to pull out all specks of paper I could find.

Your best bet is to try to return it for a replacement.

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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SOURCE: SHREDDER INDICATOR KEEPS COMING ON WHILE SHREDDING

look for two LED lights where paper falls into bin and wipe them off, but the sensors could be faulty as well. I have seen both.

Posted on Nov 11, 2009

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If this is actually an SB-15C I posted a solution elsewhere and will repeat it:
I called the toll free number for Fellowes Help Line, 800.955.0959, and spoke to John who was most familiar with the SB-15c. I indicated that the "bin full" LED was bad (actually the transmit bulb). After John ascertained that I had indeed cleaned the bulbs, he made available a replacement part, MasterCard or VISA required. Replacement of these bulbs is not for everyone. A level of technical ability and some tools will be required.

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first off, fellowes has had problems with the bin full sensors that sometimes, can only be corrected by replacing them. however, there are two things to check. make sure it doesn't have a bunch of shredded paper hanging down from the cutters. that can trigger the bin light as the sensore are located under the head, but above basket. last, but not least, clean the sensors. they get paper dust on them after awhile causing same indication. if those two things don't fix it, it will have to have sensors replaced.

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Seems it could be a problem with one of your sensors Fellowes Customer Service can easily and quickly diagnose your problem. 1-800-945-4545

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