Product Comparison: Oster Golden A5 vs Oster Turbo A5 2-Speed

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General Specifications
Golden A5
A5 Turbo
About the Product
The Oster® Golden A5® 2-Speed Clipper handles everything from general purpose grooming to precision clipping at regular and high speed settings. This clipper is compatible with A5® Cryogen-X™ blade, Elite Cryogen-X™ blade and the wider Take-Down-Quick™ wide blade series.
The Oster Turbo A5 professional animal clipper is an efficient, fast and easy way to groom pets and livestock. Superior performance featuring a heavy-duty universal motor that won’t get bogged down like less expensive, plastic clippers.
Key Specs
Coat Type
All Types
All Types
1st Mode Speed
2100 SPM
3000 SPM
2nd Mode Speed
2700 SPM
4000 SPM
Cryogen-X Detachable Blade, Size 10 (1.5mm)
Cryogen-X Detachable Blade, Size 10 (1.5mm)
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Oster Golden A5 2-Speed Pet Clippers
  • These clippers are amazing. The blades are super easy to change and work well on all types of hair. I have used a set of these clippers for twenty years on both people and livestock and pets and they still work like new.
  • Tried cheaper clippers before and would usually throw them away after a year or so. Finally bit the bullet ,glad I did. First cut was so much better, I'm sure this will last for years
  • These clippers work really well for grooming two cocker spaniels. This is our second pair and we couldn't be happier.
  • Great clippers. Very smooth. If cutting through mats you may want to order a blade specific for that. The clipper will handle great with the right blade for the need.
  • Cuts through thick matted hair like butter. Only drawback was the guards do not work, so we had to purchase different blade sizes at sizeable cost. Worth it overall.
Oster Turbo A5 2-Speed Pet Clipper
  • I started clipping at about 5 am and was done in about 45 minutes. I left the clippers on the lower speed so as not to freak out the horse, and it was like a hot knife through butter.
  • This has been a godsend for me for shaving my angora rabbit. I have been using a 10-blade and working in short, 30 minute or less sessions to clip off her unruly and oft-matted coat.
  • One knot was a little bigger so I switched to the faster speed. No problem. And not too loud.
  • There are two speed setting and most of the time, I use it on low--generates less heat and cuts hair fine.
  • Speed & power switch placed @ top of body of unit-extremely awkward to reach quickly. Probably a decent clipper but I will be returning.
Size & Weight
8.2 in.
8.2 in.
1.9 in.
2.1 in.
2.1 in.
1.9 in.
1.7 lbs.
1.7 lbs.
Motor Type
Blade Material
Carbon Steel
Carbon Steel
Cord Length
12 ft.
12 ft.
Included With Unit
Clipper Brush, Tube of Blade Oil, Blade Grease
Tube of Blade Oil, Clipper grease, Cleaning brush, Replacement carbon brushes
Insulated faceplate for cooler operation, Compatible with all Oster®A5® detachable blades
Compatible with all Oster® A5® detachable blades, A5 Detachable Blade System, Multi-Speed Versatility
What customers say about "Features"
Oster Golden A5 2-Speed Pet Clippers
  • Took about 20 restarts to get the blades working but it has been fine since. I used this to remove horribly large fur mats off my long-hair senior cat. She HATES it but the power of the unit made quick work of the project and minimum upset for my cat.
  • My cat doesn't have a lot of patience though, so I end up doing him in more than one session. The blades are nice. A little noisy, but it isn't bad enough to scare him. I've done both my cats.
  • This is the most reliable clipper on the market. Easy operation, blade changing and cleaning. Ample cord length and power. OK, they do weigh more with a metal body but the housing doesn't crack or break like the plastic ones do when dropped from a grooming table to concrete floor!
  • This clipper cut through my cats thick matted undercoat like butter. I'd tried 2 other clippers that barely haggled through much to both my and Ezies frustration. I did have to use two new blades so was glad I'd bought a spare.
  • Great clippers, my only fripe is that they heat up to much so I had to get the blade guards.
Oster Turbo A5 2-Speed Pet Clipper
  • The blades got warm, but with blade wash and kool lube, they never got warmer than what was comfortable to leave lying against my hand.
  • I'm not gonna say it looks professional, because I'm a first timer, but it took off the hair that I hadn't been able to get before and took a haphazard, hasty trace clip to a passable full body clip with very little effort.
  • This clipper is weighty and feels solid in th hand. It looks like metal-bodied in the pictures but it is actually silver plastic.
  • As far as the overheating, there are 2 vents between the grooved handled part of the body and the actual blade.
  • The body of the clippers get hot after about 15 minutes of use. I have to shut the clippers off and unplug for about 5-10 minutes before it cools down enough to use again.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
204.99 $
221.99 $

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