Full stack force at a fraction of the size. The Boss Katana Artist MK-II builds on the legacy of its predecessors, bringing you a familiar tonal palette with all new features. Blow your bandmates away with 100W of power. Make the stage rumble with a bespoke 12" speaker. And take your playing to the next level with a huge bank of effects. The only limit is your imagination.
Unique front panel tools for versatile tonal sculpting. The Katana Artist MK-II is the ultimate stage amplifier, offering refined audio for pro players. Dial your frequencies with the three-way contour switch and global EQ settings. Whether you're a lightening fast shredder or laid back chordster, you'll always get the sound you need with the effects you deserve.
Versatility like no other. Explore five-amp characters with newly voiced variations for a total of 10 unique tone options. Add a wealth of effects to your input, ranging from psychedelic delay to out-of-this-world reverb - you don't even need to bring your pedalboard. And when you think you've exhausted every resource, simply connect to the Boss Tone Studio. The possibilities are endless.
Version 2.0 Update: The free Katana MkII Version 2.0 Software delivers a whole host of new features to enhance your experience and further expand the Katana's capabilities. Featuring new contour settings, block chains, effects, EQs and cab IR capabilities, the Katana is better than ever! Existing owners can update their amp firmware via product support page on BOSS.info, and also their BOSS Tone Studio app from within the app itself.
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It only gets better. BOSS are committed to giving you the best possible experience, which is why they've created a free update to expand the Katana's capabilities. This update to the Boss Tone Studio app brings a host of new features:
Powerful sound. Outrageous punch. A key element to the Katana-Artist MkII’s superior audio quality is the 12-inch Waza speaker. Developed by BOSS to deliver wide dynamic response, smooth midrange, and rich harmonic overtones, this bespoke driver brings you the iconic tone of a 1960s 25-watt British stack. Full mojo. Full range. Full force. 100W of power at your full disposal.
Just like its predecessor, the Katana-Artist MkII has been designed with extra detail for discerning pro players. BOSS’s custom Waza speaker puts the ultimate vintage rock sound under your fingers, while the cabinet’s wide baffle and semi-closed back provide focused, punchy tones with rich low end and big midrange fullness. In addition, every Katana-Artist MkII amp character has been specially voiced for an optimum response with the speaker and cab.
Intelligent amplification with BOSS’s Tube Logic. The Katana-Artist MkII delivers the authentic output distortion of genuine vacuum tubes, with the sound and feel becoming richer and more responsive as you turn up the volume. Fly in the sweet spot without getting fired from the gig or kicked out of the house. Just throttle back the overall volume and enjoy inspiring, cranked-amp sound anywhere you play.
Impeccable tone evolved. The Katana-Artist MkII shares the same core updates that made the MkII amps so universally loved. Discover five amp characters with 10 tone options to choose from. And with five simultaneous effects categories, you have the sound-shaping power of a massive pedalboard right inside your amp.
Ultimate control. Effortless accessibility. On the front panel, you’ll find exclusive features only available with the Katana-Artist MkII. Shape your core tone with the 3-way contour switch. Fine tune your sound with selectable Global EQ settings. Give your speaker even more oomph with a foot-controllable, post-amp Solo boost function. Whatever you need, this versatile workhorse has you covered.
We've all be there. You finally dial the perfect tone, and your settings get knocked. To this day you're still trying to recreate the magic. No more. With onboard Tone Setting memories, you can store your favourite amp character and effects setups for instant recall. Eight Tone Settings are available with fast selection right from the panel. You can even connect external footswitches for hands-free operation on the gig. Simple.
Huge connectivity. Even Huger sound. Powerful expansion features make it simple to use two Katana-Artist MkIIs together. With Dual Link, you can configure each amp with independent settings and operate them from a single GA-FC foot controller. This allows you to blend clean and dirty tones, create wet/dry setups, and more. Stereo Expand lets you use one amp as the master and the other as the slave, with onboard stereo-compatible effects like chorus, delay, and reverb distributed across both amps for a wide, immersive sound field.
Mix ready audio. Directly connected. Effortlessly send mic'd cabinet emulation directly to your PA, computer DAW, or headphones via Line, USB, and phones/recording outputs. The direct sound can be shaped with three comprehensive Air Feel settings, which are accessible from BOSS Tone Studio. Two-channel USB audio is supported, allowing you to track in true stereo with many of the Katana-Artist MkII’s mod, EQ, delay, and reverb effects.
Unlimited possibilities. Enhanced experience. BOSS Tone Studio has also evolved alongside the Katana MkII amplifiers. The interface has been updated with a refreshed look, and many parameters have been consolidated into the main screen for faster workflow. Prepare to dive even deeper. Customize each section with over 60 different effect types, change the order with four different chains, and much, much more. There’s also a dedicated Pedal FX category, making it easier to assign wah and pedal bend effects to a connected expression pedal.
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