Quote Originally Posted by WoodyTone View Post
I agree an A8 cuts through better, but I personally don't like the tone as much (or maybe it's just that guitar). Maybe it's the band -- just me, bass, drums and singer. Works fine for me, better than an A5. Come to think of it, also works fine with another guitar player. He has a Fender amp, I run a plexi.
A2's may have more color & personality than A8; maybe their low output allows that to come thru better. But the A8 has other virtues that an A2 doesn't. You pick the characteristics that are most important to you. I'd like A2's a lot if they had a little more bite in the top end.