The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, in one of his more mystical moments, once wrote that “what can be shown, cannot be said.” By this he meant that because there are limits to our ability to express ourselves in language, some things will remain invariably ineffable and must instead be ‘shown’ or otherwise non-linguistically demonstrated if they are to be understood. Perhaps what this is what the engineers at Eliet were thinking when they decided to produce the first garden shredders featuring a transparent window in the cutting chamber, thus allowing you to witness the power of these outstanding machines for yourself.
Ineffable or otherwise, the Neo² is an impressively powerful machine designed for tackling heavy loads of material in a domestic setting. Fitted with a quiet, clean and smooth running 230V electric motor (surrounded by vibration-absorbing rubber material to help ensure low-noise performance), the Neo² features twelve Eliet Resist™ reversible chopping knives and is capable of producing up to 36,000 cuts per minute. This makes the Neo² ideal for chopping branches of up to 35mm in diameter, while the intake chamber has been specifically designed to accept larger quantities of soft and leafy material as well as bigger branches. Moreover, in addition to allowing you to see all of this happening, the tough composite fibreglass/plastic window in the cutting chamber also makes it easy to spot blockages before they develop and provides access to the cutting system for routine maintenance.
As well as being powerful, the Neo² is also remarkably user-friendly. The high capacity of the 50 litre collection box, for example, combines with the Neo²’s optimised airflow to make tackling heavier workloads pleasingly stress-free. The collection box is also notable for featuring a clever magnetic safety switch which prevents the box from being opened by accident, thereby offering additional protection for you and those around you. The Neo²’s large aluminium wheels and clever folding design, meanwhile, ensure that both transporting your shredder around the garden and storing it when not in use are reassuringly simple propositions.
On top of all of this, Eliet’s commitment to producing high quality results has resulted in the development of the brilliant Chopping Principle™ system. This means that the blades of Eliet shredders are designed to cut into garden waste like miniature hatchets and thus cut wood along the grain; this results in uniform chips that are perfect as a mulch layer or on your compost heap, thereby improving the overall health of your garden. With such a combination of power, convenience and clever design the Neo² really does have to be seen to be believed. Thankfully, as noted above, the good people at Eliet have already got that one covered.