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BOSS Katana Gen3 Guitar Amplifiers | Demo and Overview with Kirk Fletcherplay button

BOSS Katana Gen3 Guitar Amplifiers | Demo and Overview with Kirk Fletcher

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BOSS Katana Gen 3 Amplifiers | Take It to the Next Stage


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The BOSS Katana Gen 3 50W 1x12 guitar combo amplifier provides an inspiring playing experience for guitarists of all levels. This third-generation model builds on the Katana legacy of authentic tube tone and feel at an affordable price. Refinements to the Tube Logic amp modeling provide an even wider range of sound with a new Pushed amp character that lets you achieve satisfying edge-of-breakup tone at lower volumes. Connect to the updated BOSS Tone Studio app for intuitive editing of amp character, effects and more from your computer or mobile device. BOSS continues to lead in sound innovation with the new Katana Gen 3 amplifiers, featuring revamped I/O and six unique amp characters—expandable to 12 with the Variation button. The latest models include the PUSHED edge of breakup amp tones and the BLOOM voicing switch on the HEAD and ARTIST models, enhancing every detail of your tone with superior sound quality, a customizable UI, and optional wireless streaming via the BTS app.

Tube-Inspired Tone Shaped to Your Needs

Katana Gen 3's Tube Logic faithfully recreates the coveted sound and response of classic tube amps. Six amp characters—Clean, Crunch, Lead, Brown, Warm and the new Pushed—provide a range of tones from sparkling cleans to high-gain leads. Selectable variations give you subtle tweaks to each character. Shape your tone further with Cab Resonance and 3-band EQ options in the BOSS Tone Studio editor. The integrated power attenuator lets you crank the amp for rich harmonics at lower volumes—the perfect solution for home playing.

A Universe of Tone at Your Fingertips

Katana Gen 3 puts a universe of guitar tones under your control. Choose from six amp characters—including the all-new Pushed type—and dial in the perfect sound with dedicated gain, presence and power level controls. Each character has a selectable variation for a total of 12 distinct tones. From crystal-clear cleans to saturated overdrive, this combo has you covered for any style. The integrated power attenuator lets you experience a cranked-up tone without excessive volume, perfect for home playing and recording.

Onboard Effects and Deep Tone Editing

Katana Gen 3 provides over 60 customizable BOSS effects, including booster, modulation, delay, reverb and many more. Connect to BOSS Tone Studio for an intuitive workflow editing amp character, effects, EQs and routing. Save up to four Tone Settings for instant recall of your sounds. A power amp in, phones out and USB connectivity offer flexibility for recording and silent practice. You can also control Katana Gen 3 with optional footswitches and expression pedals.

Portable Powerhouse

Despite its advanced features, Katana Gen 3 is a highly portable amp. The 50-watt Katana-50 1x12 combo strikes an ideal balance of punch and portability for most players. Its custom 12" speaker provides full low-end and a wide frequency response. All components are built to BOSS's renowned quality standards for years of reliable performance. For inspiration and enjoyment wherever you play, Katana Gen 3 is your perfect amp.

*Note: Compatibility with all third-party devices and software is not guaranteed. An upcoming firmware update will provide generic driver support

BOSS Katana Gen 3 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier Black
BOSS Katana Gen 3 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier Black
BOSS Katana Gen 3 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier Black

collapse expand iconFeatures

  • 50W Katana Gen 3 1x12 combo, new Pushed amp character
  • Tube Logic for authentic tube tone, 12 amp variations
  • Over 60 BOSS effects, deep editing via BOSS Tone Studio
  • Portable design, power attenuator, versatile connectivity

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  • Rated power output: 50 W
  • Nominal input level:
  • Input: -10 dBu (1 M ohms)
  • AUX in: -10 dBu (20 k ohms)
  • Power consumption: 47 W
  • Power switch: Yes
  • Master knob: Yes
  • Power control switch: Standby, 0.5 W, Half, Max
  • Variation button: Yes
  • Amp type switch: Acoustic, Clean, Pushed, Crunch, Lead, Brown
  • Gain knob: Yes
  • Volume knob: Yes
  • Bass knob: Yes
  • Middle knob: Yes
  • Treble knob: Yes
  • Booster button: Yes
  • Mod button: Yes
  • FX button: Yes
  • Delay button: Yes
  • Reverb button: Yes
  • Tap button: Yes
  • Booster knob: Yes
  • Mod knob: Yes
  • FX knob: Yes
  • Delay knob: Yes
  • Reverb knob: Yes
  • CH1 button: Yes
  • CH2 button: Yes
  • Panel button: Yes
  • Indicators: Variation, Booster, Mod, FX, Delay, Reverb, Tap, CH1, CH2, Panel
  • Input jack: 1/4" phone type
  • Power amp in jack: 1/4" phone type
  • Stereo phones jack: Stereo 1/4" phone type
  • CTL CH1/CH2 Solo jack: 1/4" TRS phone type
  • Exp pedal jack: 1/4" TRS phone type
  • AUX in jack: Stereo miniature phone type
  • USB port: USB C type
  • Bluetooth adaptor slot: Bluetooth Audio MIDI Dual Adaptor
  • AC in jack
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 18.563" (470 mm) x 9.375" (238 mm) x 15.688" (398 mm)
  • Speaker: 12" (30 cm) x 1
  • Weight: 25 lb. 10 oz. (11.6 kg)

collapse expand iconWarranty

Boss pedals - 5 year parts warranty
90 day labor warranty.
1 year warranty - Multitracks, Jamstations, etc.
Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.

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