Brustro Semi-auto Pencil Sharpener with the dual mode is a compact and easy-to-use sharpener with the option of using it manually or powered with batteries. Achieve the perfect point irrespective of the size of the pencils. Starts sharpening once the pencil is pressed down the hole while in auto mode. Twist and sharpen in the regular fashion using manual mode. The large transparent shaving bin can be emptied out by twisting the blade holder on top in the direction marked to unlock and pulling it up. The rubber feet at the bottom of the sharpener make it anti-skid. Works equally well with Graphite pencils, and Coloured pencils. Extended life with a replaceable blade.