As a dutiful owner, it is important that we properly groom our pets in proper intervals to keep their skin and fur clean and healthy.
Especially if our fur buddies mainly dogs are of breeds which have thick hairs of good length, regular grooming is a must task. But before you buy professional dog clippers you must go through the range of products available in the market.
The top three brands for dog clippers are – Andis, Eahl and Oster.
In this article we will review two different products Andis agc2 vs ultra edge and their features. Before that let us know why we should go with dog clippers by Andis.
Why to Choose Dog Clippers by Andis Brand?
When you are looking for competent grooming kits for your pets, products offered by Andis by far have no comparison.
The machine and technology of the products are designed in a way so that they can help you keep up with any amount of thick fur and rugged use. Hence conventional groomers prefer Andis over any other brand.
The blades used in Andis clippers can be removed completely and then placed back, which is better than just having the option to adjust them.
Apart from the fact that the clipper models provided are not cordless, Andis builds the best products for grooming.
If you are investing once or for the first time then you are good to go.
Now let’s compare two top products by Andis -Andis AGC2 and Andis UltraEdge We will first compare their specifications.
Specification Comparison – Andis -AGC2 and Andis Ultra Edge
Detailed Comparison between Andis -Andis AGC2 and Andis Ultra Edge
Maintaining proper hygiene is an important role to carry when you are an owner of pets. Some pets like dogs and cats are known to clean themselves on their own.
But then some cats and dogs depending on their age and breed heed help from their owners in matters of grooming.
Therefore to opt for grooming kits few things should be kept in mind. While comparing the two products we will keep those specifications as parameters.
Andis AGC2 Vs. Andis Ultra Edge-Design
The body of the trimmer is tube shaped and elongated. This enables the groomer to hold it easily while grooming any animal – small to large.
The blade area is placed on the top in a slanting position. At this angle, the groomer can properly place the product near to their pet’s skin or fur and clean properly.
With the advanced design , there is no requirement for any fans, which sometimes tend to become congested with hairs and furs.
UltraEdge too had a tubular body and a shielded blade on top.
The grooming kit comes in a packed box inside a usual plastic case which stores the product and its accessories when it is lying ideal not being used.
The chord length measures around 14 feet. This length allows a flexible movement around the animal even if it is as big as a horse.
UltraEdge model also does not include any external outlet to avoid clogging of those vents with animal furs.
Winner : Since there’s No Requirement for any fans in Andis AGC2 and can be placed near to pet’s skin . So It’s a Winning Product in terms of Design.
Andis AGC2 Vs. Andis Ultra Edge – Cutting speed and the blades
The speed of the blade plays one of the most crucial roles when making a purchase of pet clippers.
It will determine how fast the grooming will be done.
It also determines the reliability of the clipper when you have to use it for clipping hefty fur coats.
Andi AGS2 works on two speeds – 2700 SPM in the 1st mode speed and 3400 SPM in the 2nd mode speed.
UltraEdge also works at two levels of speeds, but comparatively faster than AGS2. In the 1st mode speed it works at 3400 SPM and in the 2nd mode it works at 4400 SPM.
Winner : Andis UltraEdge is the clear winner here with the highest speed of 4400 SPM
Andis AGC2 Vs. Andis Ultra Edge- Feature
There is a padlock switch in between which is very easy to use. The locking system is very safe and expedient.
Even in this there is a locking switch in the mid section on the body.
The switch will ensure that the working machine will not turn off unexpectedly while you are in the process of grooming any animal.
Winner : Andis UltraEdge is the clear winner here due to its easy to use features.
Andis AGC2 Vs. Andis Ultra Edge- Post Usage Cleaning
The process of cleaning after usage plays an important role in the maintenance of the item.
The Andis ASG is pretty much easy to clean and it can be removed and detached after every clipping.
At the back side of the blade there is a tiny lever which facilitates the removal of the blade from the main body.
Andis UltraEdgeis also has a detaching feature for its blade. It is easy to remove it from the clipper and can be cleaned.
The clippers’ cap are removable as well so that the small cuts of hairs that might get stuck can be removed as well.
There is a minute shaft which helps in both the detachments from the tubular body.
Winner : Andis UltraEdge is the winner here due to the innovations it has for cleaning post utilization
Andis AGC2 Vs. Andis Ultra Edge- Type of Chords
It has a 14 inches long chord which can be pulled around even large animals while trimming and clipping. Therefore, you do not have to rely on batteries or have to keep changing batteries time and again.
Ultraedge clipper also comes with a 14 inch chord which needs to be plugged and operated. Low on maintenance as there is no scope of the item to die down due to battery function. You can just plug it in and use it for your pets.
The wire is long enough but does not get tangled hence you can cover a larger and wider area.
Winner : Andis UltraEdge is the winner as it has a long wire which makes it comfortable while using.
Pros and Cons
- The clipper does not make much noise and vibrate less.
- It runs on a Voltage of120 Volts
- It is suitable for animals with any thickness of fur coat
- It is perfect for all breeds of dogs
- Suitable for other pet animals of large size as well
- The blade design is detachable blade therefore replacing it and cleaning it is quite handy
- The rotary motor works at two-speed level and gives neat and clean outcome
- The chord length is 14′ therefore it encourages ease of movement around the animal.
- The drive cap is removable
- The design is heavy and bulky to use.
- Long hours trimming and clipping might be a bit difficult owing to heavy weight.
- It has a tendency to heat up sometimes after long use.
- The clipper is almost noise free and less vibration thus not causing much disturbances to the This also runs on 120 Volts voltage
- This is the best option if you are looking for a clipper serving multiple breeds and dogs having a different fur coat.
- The blade design is removable and easy to tidy up. There is less chance of clogged pores due to animal hair.
- Two-level rotary motor for a detailed trimming and neat look. You can give any shape and size to your pup’s hair length.
- The chord length is 14′ and it facilitates ease of mobility around animals and equipment.
- The drive is detachable and the cover of the blade on top can also be removed separately which eases the cleaning process.
- Faces heating issues after using for long time
- Might face difficulties with customer care services
After going through the products in detail we see that both the products are high quality, durable and pet friendly. Even though it has some negative points it is outweighed by the ease of use and positive outcomes provided by the items.
Comparing between AS2 and UltraEdge, we recommend you Andis UltraEdge as it has one upper hand of high speed. Both the products has two level speed up motors but the Andis Ultraedge can go up to the speed of 4400 SPM as compared to 3400 SPM provided by Andis AGS2.
The product is capable of handling nerves of the dogs and the thick furs of heftier breeds. Even then it remains overall sturdy, user-friendly and extremely worthwhile.