Oster A6 Slim Pet Clipper: Review


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 clipper with 3 speeds up to 4400 strokes per minute.

Let’s check out the Slim model!


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

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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


Until Oster improve a few small design flaws, there’s better value out there for multiple speed electric clippersThe Andis AGC2 corded clipper is a pretty good value for money versatile pet clipper

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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.


Oster Dog Clippers

You can read about some of the most popular Oster dog clippers in this guide.


Other Animal & Dog Clippers

You can check out some of the best dog clippers on the market at the moment in this guide.




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