Oster A6 Slim Pet Clipper: Review & Buyer’s Guide



The Oster A6 Slim Clipper is essentially the same clipper as the A6 Cool Comfort model, except there are a few small differences.

In this Oster A6 Slim Clipper Review, we re-list the main features, but also point out the differences between the two models.

As a summary, they are both electric pet clippesr with 3 speeds up to 4400 strokes per minute.

Let’s check out the Slim model!

(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)


Oster A6 Slim Pet Clipper: Review & Buyer’s Guide

If you prefer, you can go straight to viewing the Oster A6 Slim Clipper here:

Oster A6 Slim Pet Clipper (on Amazon)

Accessories you might get with this clipper might include:


Oster A6 Slim Pet Clipper: Review

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  • An electric pet clipper designed for most coat types
  • Can be used by professionals and amateurs
  • It measures 1.7″ H x 1.8″ W x 7.1″ L, and weighs 1.6lbs
  • Has 3 Speeds – High: Up to 4,400 SPM, Medium: 3,600 SPM, Low: 3,100 SPM
  • Has vibration Isolators are centered around the motor to help absorb vibration and noise
  • Has a 10 foot power cord
  • Comes with a detachable #10 CryogenX blade
  • Compatible with all Oster A5 detachable blades and guide combs
  • The motor is a 15W motor
  • Has a high efficiency motor

Differences With The Oster Cool Comfort

  • The Cool Comfort has a new soft-grip material on the clipper housing that helps to reduce hand fatigue and to stay cooler, and is designed not to peel
  • The Slim is about 0.2 ounces lighter than the Cool Comfort
  • The Slim Clipper comes in different colors
  • The Slim has a high efficiency motor, while the Cool Comfort has a Patent Pending, angled eccentric drive system & precision calibrated motor
  • Apart from that their performances are similar


  • You have to buy other blades separately
  • There are important internal parts made of plastic in this clipper such as around the screws in the blade assembly – these plastic parts seem likely to break or fail
  • Some blades and sometimes the clipper unit heats up fast


View the Oster A6 Slim Clipper on Amazon


Oster A6 Slim Pet Clipper: Buyer’s Guide

Who Might The Oster A6 Slim Pet Clipper Be For?

  • Those looking for a corded pet clipper 
  • Those looking for a 3 speed pet clipper with a max speed of 4400 SPM
  • Those looking for a clipper with detachable blades
  • Those looking for a clipper designed for both amateurs and professionals


Who Might The Oster A6 Slim Pet Clipper NOT Be For?

  • Those looking for a cordless clipper
  • Those looking for a clipper with more than 3 speeds
  • Those looking for a cheap pet clipper


More Information On The Oster Cryogen-X Clipper Blades

You can read more in this guide about the Oster Cryogen-X Clipper Blades and what they are used for.


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