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.
With 100 watts of power and a custom 12-inch speaker, the Katana-100 delivers a commanding range of gig-worthy tones that gracefully slice through any band scenario. The amp also excels for home playing, with a uniquely efficient design and innovative Power Control that provides inspiring sound and response at low volumes. In addition, the Katana-100 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 configured in the amp at one time, enabling you to bring fully prepared tones to the stage in one amp.
Your One-stop Tone Shop for Electric and Acoustic-electric
With five distinct amp "characters" to choose from, support for acoustic-electric guitars, and access to a wide range of customizable effects, the BOSS Katana 100 combo amplifier represents a new generation of flexible amplifiers for practice and performance. A set of familiar controls allow for fast tone shaping, and you can use the BOSS Tone Studio editor software to further customize your amp settings and effects. The Katana 100 is also equipped with a tilt-back stand so you can hear the amp better, and an adjustable Power Control that allows you to achieve cranked-amp tone at lower volume levels. For a does it all amplifier for electric and acoustic-electric guitar, you definitely need to check out the BOSS Katana 100 combo amp.
Create custom effects BOSS Tone Studio editor software
The Katana 100 supports 55 sweet BOSS effects, and you can load up to 15 of them for instant access. The amp's Booster/Mod, Delay/FX, and Reverb controls give you easy one-knob access to each effects type, with a color-coded button to switch between preset effects. To completely customize your effects and amp settings, connect the Katana 100 to your computer via USB and load up the Tone Studio software. Create your own setup, or download setups created by pro guitarists at the BOSS Tone Central website. Best of all, the Katana 100 can store two custom amp and effects setups for instant recall, effectively making the Katana 100 a versatile two-channel amplifier.
Direct output for silent recording or direct performance
While the Katana 100 offers a Power Control for getting cranked-amp tone at a low volume level, you can achieve truly silent recording by connecting the amp's line output to a line input on your recording device, completely bypassing the speaker. It's also an easy way to connect directly to a PA system to help keep the volume down onstage.
|Number of Channels||2 footswitchable channels, 4 x channel tone settings|
|Speaker Size||1 x 12"|
|Effects||55 selectable BOSS effects (store up to 15 on board at a time)|
|Amp Modeling||5 Amp voices|
|Inputs||1 x 1/4" (instrument), 1 x 1/8" (aux in)|
|Outputs||1 x 1/4" (headphones/rec out), 1 x 1/4" (line out)|
|USB||1 x Type B|
|Footswitch I/O||2 x 1/4" (GA-FC, channel select/expression)|
|Computer Connectivity||Access BOSS Tone Setting editor software and Boss Tone Central (USB)|