Getting tired of sharpening pencils with a knife, I found this X-Acto Mighty Mite Electric Sharpener at Walmart. It is compact in design and is a fit for any desktop. It has non-skid feet and steel cutters. The colors of choice are red and blue.
Easy to use the sharpener plugs into an outlet and starts immediately when a pencil is inserted into the opening. The pencil saver feature indicates that your pencil is sharpened by a motor sound change and a deceased resistance. As the sharpener is used, be sure to empty the pencil shavings on a regular basis, otherwise it will not work properly.
I like this sharpener very much and it works great for the kids when doing homework . The price is also a plus for this sharpener.
Update On Feb 01, 2009: This sharpener has died since my review- and i won't buy another one! It seemed very durable when purchased and then just stopped working-no repair! Going back to my old crank one on the downstairs bench..