I am needing a low power amp for putting in a home-made iso box and miking at low volume. I figure I would run the amp clean and use my golden cello for my distortion. I just bought a Bugera V5. Not too shabby but I hear a little harshness there that I don't like. I am not trying to push it into distortion and yet there is a harshness there, even though the overall tone is warm. I need to play with it some more as I just got it home today but, I am very tempted to return it and get the Champ X2. Would the X2 work well as a low power amp to mike in a live situation? I am thinking I will like the tone Of the champ better, I just want to make sure I can get what I want at LOW volume. Plus if I wanted to mod the Bugera I don't seem to have many good choices in 8" speakers. Emeinence doesn't make anything suitable in an 8" speaker.
The boogie I own is too loud and too bloody heavy to use for church playing. I recently got rid of my POD X3 and am wanting to go with real tubes, just at low volume. Thanks as always.