I must say I really love this pencil sharpener it works so good. My kids do homeschool and this works great for them. This is a must have for you and your kids. Our pencils are now sharpened really good and last my kids a while thanks to this pencil sharpener, This is a high quality pencil sharpener and it is easy enough my kids can use it. This is very handy and now my kids can get more school work done since their pencils are no longer dull. This pencil sharpener is great it even has Adjustable lead grinding so you can pick sharp, medium, blunt. Which is great that you can adjust the Lead grind diameter. This is not only easy but safe to use as well. This also takes 4 AA batteries or you can just plug it in. I must say we are very happy with this product we have not had any problems with it. Just great sharpened pencils I also like how the pencil sharpener looks. This pencil sharpener also has multiple power sources including AC mains, batteries and USB. This pencil sharpener comes with a USB cable as well. This pencil sharpener is quiet yet very effective. I love that it is quiet as it does not disturb the other kids from doing homeschool. The price for this pencil sharpener is $31.99 which is a great deal. This pencil sharpener is also Portable, which makes it great for students or in your office or on the move. This is not made cheap it is a high quality product and made very well.