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:
Accessories you might get with this clipper might include:
- Oster Cryogen-X 7F Pet Clipper Blade (on Amazon) – a good complement to the #10 blade
- Oster Kool Lube Spray Coolant (on Amazon) – for cooling clipper blades
- Oster A5 Universal Comb Attachment Set, 10-Piece Set (on Amazon) – set of 10 grooming combs
Oster A6 Slim Pet Clipper: Review
- 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
- Until Oster improve a few small design flaws, there’s better value out there for multiple speed electric clippers. The Andis AGC2 corded clipper is a pretty good value for money versatile pet clipper
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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