Boss Katana Artist guitar amplifier

Boss Katana Artist MkII Head

Updated  Katana 100W Artist MkII Head             

The Katana-Artist MkII Head brings you the premium sound and features of the flagship Katana-Artist MkII combo in a powerful 100-watt amplifier head. Cover any style with five amp characters and five variations, and colour your tones with a wide range of onboard BOSS effects.

Shape your voice with exclusive panel controls, including a three-way Contour switch, Global EQs, an adjustable Solo boost with dedicated delay, and five selectable Air Feel settings. And rock the stage with a roaring presence using the companion Katana Cabinet 212 Waza or your favourite external speaker cabs.


Professional 100-watt amplifier head with enhanced tone and exclusive features
Tube Logic design approach produces class-defying power, authoritative punch, and cutting presence
Robust analog class-AB power amp section delivers authentic tone and highly musical response
Five amp characters with five variations, plus Booster, Mod, FX, Delay, and Reverb sections with three variations in each
Three-way Contour for shaping the overall tonal color and Global EQ switch with three settings (customizable in BOSS Tone Studio)
Solo boost with onboard level control (dedicated delay and EQ can be applied to the Solo boost in BOSS Tone Studio)
Integrated dual amp expansion functions for GA-FC/GA-FC EX control and true stereo effects
BOSS Tone Studio editor software for customizing sounds with over 60 BOSS effects, pre and post EQs, dedicated Pedal FX, and more

Boss Katana Artist guitar amplifier head
Series/parallel effect loop and power amp input for preamps, modelers, and multi-effects
Eight Tone Setting memories for storing and recalling all amp and effect settings
Power Control for achieving cranked-amp tone and response at low volumes
Mic’d cabinet emulation on the line, USB, and phones/recording outputs
Shape the cabinet emulation with five onboard Air Feel settings (three presets and two settings configurable in BOSS Tone Studio)
Download and share Livesets at BOSS Tone Exchange
External control support via GA-FC/GA-FC EX foot controller, footswitches, expression pedal, and MIDI
Three speaker outputs: two 16-ohm and one 8-ohm (8-ohm maximum load supported)
Optional speaker cabinet tuned for the Katana-Artist MkII Head: Katana Cabinet 212 Waza

Katana Range

All have amp tones and effects built in. Starts with the Mini, then the Air – a totally wireless guitar amplifier giving you the freedom to jam and practice without hassling with guitar cables; 50W and 100W combos and then the flagship Artist MkII Head and Combo

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