Spend less time sharpening and more time writing. Powerhouse® sharpeners feature Fly-Away Cutters that minimize sharpener-related lead breakage while preventing oversharpening, to consistently deliver precision tips with minimal frustration. Innovative, visible-cutter design and anti-clog gears makes it ideal for all pencil types, including artist-quality colored pencils. Slip-resistant bottom keeps the pencil sharpener steady when in use. SafeStart® electric motor locks the blades in place when the extra-large, easy-to-empty shavings bin is removed. Stay sharp with X-ACTO®! Sharpener Type: Electric; Power Type: AC; Cord Length: 5 ft; Intended-Use Environment: Office.