Max knife size
Here are the largest sizes the Auto Sharp can handle:
- Max knife length: 254mm (10 inches).
- Max width: 101,6mm (4 inches).
- Max thickness: 9,525mm (3/8 inches).
Size and weight
I contacted the KnifeRobot guys for this info. Jim replied with the following: “…we don’t know for sure, it might change some.”
The Auto Sharp is in pre-production stage. It’s understandable that they haven’t settled on exact size and weight yet.
What powers it?
The Auto Sharp runs on electricity. It’s plug and play.
It’s available in 110V and 220V.
Sanding belt info
The KnifeRobot Auto Sharp makes use of two sanding belts—one coarse, one fine—to sharpen your blade.
- Belt size: 12 inch x 1/2 inch.
There’s nothing special about the belts. It’s a common sanding belt. Use a 220 grit for the coarse belt and a 6000 grit for the fine belt.
They’re available from Amazon for roughly $1 each.
How long does a belt last?
The Auto Sharp’s sanding belts sharpens up to a 100 times.
Are the belts replaceable?
The sanding belts are replaceable.
How long does it take to replace a belt?
It takes about two minutes to replace a belt on the Auto Sharp. That’s quick.