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Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier Black

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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 serie... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

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 pair of custom 12-in. speakers, the Katana KTN-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 KTN-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. 

A Refined Amp with Inspiring Tone
Designed for guitarists who are serious about their sound, the Katana KTN-100 offers exceptional tone and touch response for stage playing, recording, and simply practicing at home. The custom 12-in. speakers are driven by a special method developed for the flagship Waza amp that optimizes the speaker and cabinet character. This gives you authoritative punch and cutting presence previously attainable only with high-end amp designs. In combination with the five selectable amp characters, the Katana KTN-100 produces class-defying power and expressiveness to meet any playing situation. 

Five Original Amp Characters, Honed for Rock Playing 
Sharpened to perfection by the BOSS engineering team, the Katana KTN-100’s five amp characters offer everything from organic vintage tones to modern high-gain sounds. Clean is natural and transparent, while Crunch offers satisfying grit and response. Lead has a wide gain range to suit many styles, from fat, stinging blues solos to fluid legato shredding. With DNA inherited from the Waza amp, Brown delivers refined high-gain tone sought after by the world’s greatest rock players. The Acoustic character further enhances the Katana’s versatility, providing optimized tone that makes acoustic-electric guitars sound stunningly natural. 

Leave Your Pedalboard at Home 
With its built-in BOSS effects and recallable Tone Settings, the Katana KTN-100 lets you perform anywhere with just a guitar and amp. Connecting to BOSS Tone Studio via USB provides access to 55 effects that are fully customizable for your needs. Going beyond standard distortion, delay, and reverb, the selection also includes powerful tone-shapers like pitch shifting, ring mod, slicer, and more. You can load 15 different effects in the amp at one time and use up to three simultaneously. Four Tone Settings let you store custom amp and effects setups for instant recall, and you can always jump to the current panel settings at the touch of a button. It’s also possible to connect optional footswitches and expression pedals for hands-free control on the gig. 

Grab-and-Go Operation
While the Katana KTN-100 includes many advanced features, it’s amazingly simple to operate. Dedicated knobs for multiple gain stages, three-band EQ, and presence allow you to quickly dial in your tone by ear, just as you would with a standard tube amp. Essential effects parameters are adjusted with a simple knob twist, and memories can be stored with a brief button hold. The Power Control is great for throttling back the volume for small stages and home playing, and also includes a Standby setting that mutes the sound for switching guitars or taking breaks. And by flipping out the integrated tilt stand, you can easily angle the amp back for better sound projection. 

BOSS Tone Central
At the BOSS Tone Central website, you’ll find numerous free amp and effects setups for the Katana series. Created by pro guitarists, these setups provide ready-to-play sounds for various music styles, and also make great starting points for building your own sounds. They load into the memories in a Katana amp via the BOSS Tone Studio editor software, which is also available at the site. In addition to Katana effects selection and customization, BOSS Tone Studio gives you a convenient way to organize all your Katana setups for different gigs, recordings, and practice sessions.

FEATURES

  • Power: 100W
  • Built-in power attenuation
  • Five amp modes
  • Speaker: 2x12 custom
  • Four memory slots for recalling amps and effects
  • 55 effects: store 15, use up to three simultaneously
  • Boss Tone Studio editor software integration
  • Built-in tilt stand
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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Boss pedals - 5 year parts warranty
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BossKatana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier
 
4.8

(based on 11 reviews)

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(10 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Sounds amazing!

By John Ritchens

from Lapeer, MI

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Several efx, sounds amazing.

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small gigs and even to play in Arenas!

    Comments about Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier:

    I am a professional musician and a very picky person about the way I sound (cables, efx, chips inside of pedals...). I was looking for an amp that I could use at open mics and rehearsals, then I saw that Boss was about to release the Katana amp. I decided to pre-order mine because of the reviews I watched on Youtube. I got really amazed and surprised by this AMP! It sounds amazing! And YES, you can even play Arenas with this amp! You can use it with your electric and acoustic guitar. I am not kidding! You should check this amp out! The amp is so amazing that I even decided to add a pro coverage!

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    • No

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Definitely smokes the competition

    By Chris

    from Brentwood, N California

    Comments about Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier:

    I have tried Blackstar ID, Marshall code(Junk), line6(Junk). I have the katana 100 2-12 and it smokes the competition. Like any of these amplifiers you definitely need to spend a little time tweaking the controls but definitely a Great sounding amplifier with effects built-in. I am a tube amp connoisseur, but this is definitely a nice addition to my gear as I can plug headphones in and not bother my family, or change the power settings to go from a half watt to 50 to 100 watts. Very good sounding, lightweight and people out there that play tube amps understand how they have a feel that solid-state amps can't duplicate, but this katana definitely get you in the ballpark which was very important to me. Definitely a cool amp.

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Boss Katana 100 Watt 2X12

    By Rick

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier:

    The best digital modeling amp out there at the right price ! Tonal aspect is up there and vocal as like a tube amp whether your playing clean to high gain. The 15 effects are great and even greater since you can pick and choose from a select of 55 Boss effects. Not a amp that causes programing headaches and easy to use and setup. One feature other modeling amps lack is being able to go into a patch and turn effects on & off at will. The Katana can do this with the optional foot switch. Functions like a real amp. Power level is also a great feature going from stand by (quiet playing through headphones defeating the speakers to 1.5 watt/ 50 watt to 100 watt. And this sucker is loud too !!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great sound and effects.

    By Chuck

    from Eighty Four Pa

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier:

    I read so many great reviews on this amplifier before I tried one the reviews are right on the money.This amp does it all, every thing about this amp from the design to the great tone and selection of effects is 5 stars. I also want to comment on the great customer service from Brian Buchman sales associate PGH Guitar Center.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Katana 212 rocks

    By Rocking Rand

    from Wisconsin

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier:

    Great amp!!! Very loud!!! Beautiful clean tone!!! Nice price!!!
    Awesome distorted tones!!! Plenty of punch!!! I would give this amp a 4.5 stars rating! Only concern is I like a little more saturation in the distortion! But pedals solve that!!!!

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Greatest! BOSS Katana KTN-100/212

    By Greg

    from New Hampshire

    Comments about Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier:

    The BOSS Katana KTN-100/212 is a very good guitar amplifier. It features excellent reverb effects and a good clean sound. Buy this BOSS Katana KTN-100/212 and kiss the heavy, overpriced tube amps goodbye forever!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Finally..

    By LoudBob61

    from Lancaster, SC

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Affordable AND does what it should.

    Cons

    • None.. Well throw in the Controller

    Best Uses

    • Studio, Live, Band

    Comments about Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier:

    Finally.. An Amp that does what it's supposed to do AND it's affordable. Thank you, Boss.

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    5.0

    They said class defying and they aren't lying!

    By Boss Ross

    from Houston, TX

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Warmth
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Home Studio
      • Performances

      Comments about Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier:

      Practice amp

       
      5.0

      Loud and Proud !

      By anthony

      from undisclosed

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      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier:

      Loud and the different settings on the amp such as "brown,crunch and clean" help all my guitars sound great. didn't try to download effects yet cause I didn't have the right cord and I already have the boss 80 pedal board. love the .5-50-or 100watt choice . and it sounds great even at high volume.the power cord thumping beats hard on this amp in clean mode.

       
      5.0

      BOSS KATANA! YES!

      By Sam

      from undisclosed

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      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier:

      Loud amp! Different amp settings! Very cool!

       
      5.0

      Big sound

      By Denny

      from Penna.

      Pros

      • Powerful,versatile,light weight

      Cons

      • no foot pedal, all manual adjustments

      Best Uses

      • home,jamming, gigs

      Comments about Boss Katana KTN-100 100W 2x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier:

      I just got mine today, and haven't had a chance to fine tune it and get the settings I will use.It's loud !
      For a smaller amp,it packs a punch.I am anxious to learn all the settings and make adjustments as needed.

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