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KTN-HEAD

Limited stock available in select stores only Available in store used 1 from $299.00

Crafted Tones, Forged for Rock

Katana - the traditional sword carried by the historic samurai of Japan - is a symbol of honor, precision, and artistry in Japanese culture. Adopting the majestic sword's name with pride, the Katana series presents guitar amplifiers with smooth, cutting tones honed by generations of dedication and expertise. Born of the development process behind the acclaimed Waza amplifier, these innovative amps embody BOSS's determined pursuit of the ultimate rock sound. Featuring proprietary circuit designs and meticulous tuning, the Katana series combines traditional craftsmanship and breakthrough functions to produce true next-generation rock amplifiers.

Compact and powerful, the 100-watt Katana-Head delivers sharply defined rock tones with rich, commanding presence. The amp also includes integrated access to 55 BOSS effects, which are customizable using the free BOSS Tone Studio editor software. Up to 15 different effects can be loaded at one time, enabling you to build fully prepared sounds inside the amp. In addition, the versatile Katana-Head is equipped with an effects loop and MIDI for integration with advanced rigs, and features a convenient built-in monitor speaker for tone preview and practice without a cab.

Inspiring rock amp born of Waza DNA.

• Light and portable 100-watt amplifier head with powerful, gig-ready sound

• Five unique amp characters: Clean, Crunch, Lead, Brown (derived from the Waza amp), and Acoustic (for acoustic-electric guitars)

• Choose from 55 customizable effects with BOSS Tone Studio editor software

• Store 15 different effects on board, with three effects available at once

• Dedicated gain, EQ, presence, and effects controls for adjusting sounds quickly

• Four Tone Setting memories for storing and recalling all amp and effect settings

• Power Control for achieving cranked-up tones at low volumes

• Integrated 5-inch monitor speaker for practice without an external cab

• Line Out and USB jacks provide mix-ready direct tones

• MIDI In for Tone Setting selection and effects on/off from a MIDI foot controller

• Pro setups available at the BOSS Tone Central website

Great Amp, To Many Features.0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreOttawa, Ontario
I was skeptical to have a solid state amp (lot of bad press). Now having had this amp and tried a tube amp, I prefer this head compared to a tube head as you don't have to turn it up loud in order to enjoy the sound. One downside for me is the amount of options and choices you have for amps, effects, and tone savings seems unnecessary. Overall it is a fantastic solid state head and I highly recommend it.
Posted by John on Jan 7, 2020
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Tube Tones for Affordable Price0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBrampton, Ontario
This amplifier is $500, but it produces tones that would normally require a $3000 tube amp to achieve. It can go from sparkling cleans to a bluesy overdrive to high gain metal tones. It also cleans up when you roll down your guitar’s volume, even at high gain settings, which is something tube amps can do that is hard to replicate with modelling technology. This amp sounds killer through a 4x12 cabinet, which means that metalheads looking to get a head to use in their half stack could use this amp. You can get quite loud with this however, you can attenuate it to 0.5W to play at practice volumes. I would totally buy this amp. It can output amazing tones that I love.
Posted by Nate Rails on Jun 14, 2019
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"poor mans kemper"0 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreEdmonton South, Alberta
Picked one of these up used. I use this for my home studio. I use it as I would a Kemper. I actually prefer this to the Kemper. Just plug a AUX cable into the headphone jack to eliminate the built in speaker and DI this right to your system. Works like a charm! Stole the idea from Rob Chapman on Youtube! In a Live setting its super reliable. Bought a Harley Benton Celeston 2x12 on the cheap from Europe to pair it with. Tones and volume for days!!!!!!
Posted by scott on Jun 4, 2019
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Closest StoreMississauga, Ontario
Just bought this head a few days ago. sturdy construction. has quit a few features but i am still getting to know it. works great with both acoustic and electric. built in 5 am speaker is not the greatest but does the trick. this am will accomodate both practice and small gigs.
Posted by stephen Bajada on Jan 29, 2019
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Versatile amp for todays players.4 of 5 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreTrois-Rivières, Quebec
This amp is everything I need. Lots of power, great tones, portability, versatility, you name it. The built in speaker is great for practice and jam alongs. Extremely flexible tone wise. I play it thru a pair of Thiele cabs or my 4x12. Takes pedals really well, and when it sounds this good, you just want to play play play. Best purchase of guitar equipment I?ve made in years.
Posted by Steven Harnois on Mar 24, 2018
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Sale Price: $299.00
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Model: KTN-HEAD
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