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Which Amp fits best on Aguilar GS212?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by him666, Aug 17, 2005.

  1. Aguilar AG500SC

    10 vote(s)
  2. Ampeg SVT4PRO

    1 vote(s)
  3. Eden WT 800

    2 vote(s)
  4. Carvin B1500

    2 vote(s)
  1. Which Amp fits best on Aguilar GS212 and why? Any other suggestions?
    My GS212 is 8Ohm 600 Watts.
  2. rayzak


    Jan 13, 2001
    Louisville, KY
    I use an Aggie AG500 with a 4ohm 212 and love it to death. The 500 puts out plenty of mids to make up for the, so called, mid shy 212.
    However, at 8ohms the 500 will only be putting 250 watts into that cab, which is great if you're planning to add another 8ohm cab down the road(sometimes I wish i'd have taken that route).

    All of the amps you're looking at are sweet, so really it's just up to your ears what you like best.
  3. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    All of those on your list fit on top just as good as the others. They each take up about the same amount of real estate, per the dimensions of the cab.

    I have Aguilar GS-410's, which are almost the same dimensions, and even a full rack fits on top just fine . . .
  4. GRoberts

    GRoberts Supporting Member

    Jan 7, 2003
    Tucson, AZ USA
    Add an Ashdown ABM500 EVO II to your short list! Smokes with an Aggie 212!
  5. pickles

    pickles Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2000
    Ventura, CA
    AG500 has really strong mids, and would problably be a great compliment to the scooped vibe of the GS212.

    [edit] -- whups, just noticed you are 8 ohm. Might want to go with a more powerful head (or a second 212), depending on how loud you play.
  6. Well I'm thinking of putting a GS210 or a Aguilar S210 cab on the GS212. And then i could put the AG500 on it. Is that a good idea? Or i can sell my GS212 and buy two GS112, but my GS212 is in very good shape and i like it and i don't care about the weight..

    (1)But if i buy a S210 voor example then it will be 850 watts at 4 Ohm. Is it not a problem with headroom then?
    (2)What is the diference between a Aguilar S210 and an Aguilar GS210?

    I'm sorry for my horrible English, i just woke up :)
  7. pickles

    pickles Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2000
    Ventura, CA
    They make a 4 ohm version of the GS212 if you just want to swap it out for more power to go with the AG500. That would be a great small/light rig.

    I run a GS212 and GS410 together and they sound great! The scoop on the 212 fits nicely with the solid punch from the 410. I'm sure a GS212+GS210 rig would sound great with just about any head you plugged into it! If you want to go louder, thats a great route to go.

    I run mine with an Ampeg SVP + power setup (reasonably simmilar to the 4 Pro), and it sounds very very good.
  8. jrduer


    Jun 27, 2005
    Georgetown, TX

    I LOVE my Ashdown/Aguilar rig. I'm using the 4 Ohm GS212 with the ABM 500 Evo II. All the punch and growl I need, and doesn't weigh a ton.

  9. Senor SQUID

    Senor SQUID Guest

    Jan 11, 2004
    Go for the aggie and get another 212 or a 4 ohm GS212