An attractive vertical design paired with a battery-powered, stall-free motor make this sharpener the ultimate office essential. The compact build is the perfect complement for any workspace, big or small. Equipped with a SharpStop™ mechanism, the motor shuts off to prevent over-sharpening. Not only is the unit’s shaving receptacle easy-to-clean, but it also boasts a motor shut-off feature for safe cleaning when the tray is removed. Powered by four AA batteries (sold separately). Sharpener Type: Electric; Power Type: Battery; Batteries Required: 4 AA (Sold Separately); Intended-Use Environment: Home; Office.