Boss Katana Artist Guitar Combo
Having received worldwide acclaim, the Katana series goes from strength to strength with this flagship BOSS Katana-Artist Guitar Amp. Featuring a premium 12" Waza speaker, a punchy 100 watt output full of authentic tube tone, custom tuned amp characters and access to over 50 BOSS effects, the Katana-Artist takes takes the Katana series to new heights.
Built for pro players, whilst maintaining an affordable price point, the BOSS Katana-Artist is powerhouse tone machine able to cater for all musical styles. The new semi-closed back cabinet design hosts a premium 12" Waza speaker that is able to produce a rich sound with impressive projection. With the Waza speaker, BOSS set out to capture the "benchmark" British stack speaker from the 60s, and with ultra detailed analysis and design they have achieved their goal, bringing the ultimate in vintage rock sound into a compact 100w amp.
BOSS have custom tuned the five selectable amp characters for the Katana Artist, allowing for a range of tones that'll take you from vintage warmth to modern high gain sounds and everything in between. The amp characters, Clean, Crunch and Lead are self-explanatory whilst the Brown setting delivers the much sort after high-gain tone. Finally, the Acoustic amp character enhances the Katana Artist's versatility by delivering a optimized tone for electro acoustic guitars.
Loaded with a selection of BOSS effects, the Katana-Artist gives you instant access to sculpt your tone via the easy to use control section. Expand your options by connecting tha amp to the BOSS Tone Studio (via USB) and you'll have access to 58 customizable effects which you can then load into the amps effects section. This versatile setup gives you the option to expand the standard distortion, delay and reverb type setup to include effects like pitch shifters, wild modulations and ring modulations.
Having all of this amp and effect versatility would be very limited if you couldn't store your settings, well fear not, as the Katana-Artist has eight tone settings (two banks of four) to store and recall your favourite tones. Not only can you select them from the front panel but it is also possible to use the optional footswitch for hands-free use.
Other notable appointments include the Power Control allowing you to roll back the volume while maintaining your tone, the Air Feel control that adjusts the spatial character of the cab via simulation and handy USB connectivity.
The BOSS Katana-Artist is a pro level 100 watt guitar combo that is able to deliver superb build quality, a premium selection of amp tones, an array of effects and much more, all whilst maintaining a very friendly price point.
- 100 watt guitar combo
- Robust analogue class A-B power amp
- Premium custom Waza 12" speaker
- 5 custom tuned amp characters
- Access to 58 customizable effects
- Eight tone setting for storing and recalling amp and effect settings
- Effects loops
- Power Control for low level, cranked-amp tones
- Cabinet Resonance and Line Out Air Feel functions