The BOSS Katana-100 MkII Guitar Amplifier Head sees everyone's favourite modelling amp get an update, taking the Katana series to the next level. More sounds, more effects, more features is the name of the game here. Already a modern classic, the Katana series embodies playability, ease of use and powerful tone.
The Katana-100 MkII Head comes with five primary amplifiers that characterise everything from vintage, organic warmth to modern high-gain chaos, plus an optimised electro-acoustic voice. With newly update variations of these sounds you get a wide palette of tonal options to get your perfect sound. You can utilise five effects at once, essentially adding an onboard pedalboard to your arsenal. BOSS is well known for their efforts in the stompbox world so it's no surprise to find studio-grade quality effects here. Variations of Boost, Mod, FX, Delay and Reverb give you fifteen ready-to-play effects, adding endless options for sonic sculpting to your rig. Connect to the BOSS Tone Studio and you can customize each section with over 60 different effect types, changing the order with four different chains and much more.
The Katana-100 MkII Head gives you authentic sounding tube amplifier distortion, even becoming richer and more responsive as you crank the volume. Unlike a tube amp however, you don't have to worry about getting an ASBO when you play this amp thanks to the variable power control. You can get all that warm tube tone without having to crank the volume to ear-splitting levels, but rest assured when you need the power on stage you can use all 100 watts and get some stunning sounds out of this amplifier. An integrated 5-inch monitor speaker for lets you practice without an external cabinet, great for when you want to get a quick practice in on the road.
The Katana-100 MkII Head supports connecting to your preferred 8 or 16-ohm cabinet. A MIDI input adds further flexibility, providing integration for controllers and switching devices. The direct-out lets you send cab emulated signals to headphones, front of house or your DAW and can be shaped with three different Air Feel settings, accessible via the BOSS Tone Studio. The new Stereo Expand feature allows you to connect two Katana amps together to create expansive and wide stereo sound with just one cable. This means all the stereo-based effects get a new lease of life when output through a dual speaker setup.
The BOSS Katana-100 MkII Guitar Amplifier Head is a ready-to-rock amplifier head that contains a wealth of guitar tones to suit any kind of player. One-touch recall of amp character and effects ensures that you're always ready to go and the improves BOSS Tone Studio interface gives you greater control over your setup, making your workflow a doddle. Having received worldwide acclaim for their authentic tone and exceptional value, the MkII builds on the great groundwork laid by the original Katana series and blows it out of the water with more tone and more versatility.
Manufacturer BOSS Model Katana-100 MkII Dimensions (H x W x D) 470 x 228 x 215 mm Weight 8.8kg Rated Power Output 30 W (Using internal speaker)
100 W (Using external speaker)
Nominal Input Level (INPUT) -10 dBu (1 M ohm) Nominal Input Level (AUX IN) -10 dBu (20 k ohms) Nominal Input Level (RETURN IN) -10 dBu (100 k ohms) Speaker 12 cm (5 inches) x 1 Controls POWER switch
POWER CONTROL switch (STANDBY, 0.5 W, 50 W, 100 W)
CAB RESONANCE switch (VINTAGE¤MODERN¤DEEP)
Amplifier Controls VARIATION button
AMP TYPE switch (ACOUSTIC, CLEAN, CRUNCH, LEAD, BROWN)
Equalizer Controls BASS knob
Multi Effect Controls BOOSTER button
Tone Setting Control CH1 button
Stereo Expand Control STEREO EXPAND switch Indicators VARIATION
Connectors INPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
POWER AMP IN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
LINE OUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
SEND jack: 1/4-inch phone type
RETURN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
SPEAKER OUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type (Minimum 8 ohm)
REC OUT/PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
EXP PEDAL/CTL CH1/CH2 jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
GA-FC jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
AUX IN jack: Stereo miniature phone type
USB port: USB B type
MIDI IN connector
AC IN jack
Power Consumption 77 W
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