Boss Katana 50

Electric Guitar Combo Amp

  • Power: 50 W
  • Loudspeaker equipped with: 1 x 12" custom speaker
  • 5 Amplifier types: Clean, Crunch, Lead, Brown & Acoustic
  • 3 Simultaneously usable effects
  • 4 Memory slots for amplifiers and effects settings plus panel setting
  • Power Control (0.5 / 25 / 50 W) for a full amp sound at any volume
  • Built-in tilting stand for optimal monitoring
  • Controls: Amp Type, Gain, Volume, Bass, Middle, Treble, Booster / Mod, Delay / FX, Reverb, Master and Power Control
  • Sounds, setups and up to 58 selectable effects via the BOSS Tone Studio Editor (free on BOSSTONECENTRAL.com)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 470 x 238 x 398 mm
  • Weight: 11.6 kg
  • Compatible footswitch Boss FS-5L: Article number 102838 (not included)
  • Suitable dust cover: Art.438089 (not included)
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  • Blues
  • Blues Line
  • Hazey
  • Hazey Line
  • Metal
  • Metal Line
  • Progressive
  • Progressive Line
  • Rock
  • Rockabilly
  • Rockabilly Line
  • Rock Line
  • Stoner
  • Stoner Line
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Further information

Power 50 W
Speaker 1x 12"
Channels 2
Reverb Yes
Effects Prozessor Yes
External FX Loop No
Line Input Yes
Recording Output Yes
MIDI Interface No
Connection for External Speaker No
Headphone Output Yes
Footswitch Connector Yes
Incl. Footswitch No
Weight 11,6 kg

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A Lot of Amplifier for Not Much Money

GraemeSPa, 07.12.2017
After seeing so many positive on line reviews about this amp, I had no problems in joining the Katana owner's club. I have used 50 watt valve 2x12 combos for years but I have aged to a point where lugging one around is getting difficult. This little Katana has every feature I need in a gigging amplifier - it can go from acoustic to AC/DC and has all the effects I need. I can go minimalist now - my acoustic, my Strat and my amp - and I can get every sound on my setlist. The new version 2 software doubles up the saved channel features and access to the huge range of digital Boss is like the kid in the candy shop being handed the keys to the front door. The 12" speaker moves a lot more air than other small amps and 50 watts is way loud enough for my needs. The ability to switch down to half power and practice power without losing tone is a great feature to. The dual function effects knobs are unusual, but you can set up the required effects and store them as a channel patch. ...and it is so light to carry around!
I've owned Marshall & Blackstar 2x12 combos - both great amplifiers but they cannot compete with the sound to weight ratio of the Katana. This is the lightest and most versatile amplifier I have owned - and for under 200 euros, you get a lot of amplifier for your money.
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Erky32, 05.09.2017
Almost Five stars all round, but a small amount of room for improvement (- perfection takes a little bit more time & developement!). This amp sounds amazing, after a lifetime of valve & solidstate amps - this one has absolutely captures the sound for my style - classic rock/blues. Its a big volume valve sounding amp with all the effects you need built in. Its very small, light weight and sounds big, at a low price,with all the dynamics of a true valve amp, I can't praise it enough! It's out of the box , power on, and the sounds are there - no knob twiddling or searching for "that" sound!
.....so why 4 star for features.?
1. Needs "off" switch for effects, ...also I dont like the double function rotary knobs.
2. I'm a bit disappointed with the acoustic channel which was a strong reason for buying it, it doesnt pull the true acoustic thru like other (low priced) solid state dedicated acoustic amps can, - it's OK , but only ok.
3. No tuner
4. No ext. speaker socket.
....the above would be nice to add, but hey, the amp is brilliant, so good that I've returned it to Thomann and am awaiting the delivery of its replacement - a Katana100 head as a main gigging amp!
Maybe some of my misgivings could be tweeked in the USB/software, but I havent found appropriate possibilities yet.
I'm looking forward to the 100-head now!
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