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Staples mailmate mailmate turns on but won't accept any paper in the shredder

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SOURCE: mailmate by staples shredder won't turn on

I took my mailmate out into the driveway. got in my truck and ran over it two or three times. it doesn't work any better but I feel great.

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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There is a 10mm 5amp @ 250v fuse on the main board that is probally blown . I unsoldered mine and soldered a pigtail fuse holder with a convient sized 5 amp fuse inside in its place . The shredder is not too bad to take apart , the head comes apart from the body of the shredder .Turn it upside down and you will see 6 or 7 phillips screws .Once these are removed the head assembly opens up and you will see the circuit board which is held in place by 2 phillips screws. A quick ohm meter test will reveal the fuse condition. It was an easy fix just MAKE SURE YOU KEEP THE UNIT UNPOWERED while you work on it or its unassembled.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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SOURCE: cant find standby operation

All shredders shut down within afew seconds if they do not detect paper inserted. Safety feature.

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Staples Mailmate Shredder do not

Hi there,

First of all you try plunging them in to other power board, check the cable and the plug (check if the cable or plug not getting shorted), make sure the circuit breaker for the shredder outlet is on.
tell me is there any humming noise? or any sign of power getting in to it?

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