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PRE-ORDER BOSS Katana Artist Gen 3 Waza 1x12" Combo Guitar Amplifier

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BOSS Katana Artist Gen 3 Waza 1x12" Combo Guitar Amplifier

***PRE-ORDER SCHEDULED TO SHIP AUGUST 2024 SUBJECT TO MANUFACTURER AVAILABILITY.***

BOSS Katana Artist Gen 3 Waza 1x12" Combo Guitar Amplifier: The Ultimate Katana Experience, Evolved

With Katana Gen 3, the acclaimed BOSS stage amplifier series evolves to take your guitar ambitions to the next level. The flagship Katana Artist Gen 3 brings you the ultimate Katana experience, offering 100 watts of Class AB power, a custom 12-inch Waza speaker, and a host of advanced tone tools. New Tube Logic enhancements enrich the core platform with even greater sound, feel, and response, including an expressive Pushed amp character and a unique Bloom option that revoices the amp’s feel and response. BOSS Tone Studio has also been updated, making your editing workflow more intuitive than ever.

Flagship Performance

The Katana Artist Gen 3 is a flagship 100-watt combo amplifier designed for professional musicians. It features advanced tone tools and a custom cabinet design, ensuring superior sound quality and performance. The distinctive gray and black matrix grille and custom 12-inch Waza speaker deliver classic British stack speaker tone with increased power handling, making this amplifier a top choice for discerning guitarists.

Comprehensive Tone Shaping

This amplifier offers six amp characters—including the newly developed Pushed type—plus a selectable variation for each, providing a wide range of tonal options. The five independent effects sections (Booster, Mod, FX, Delay, and Reverb) allow for extensive sound customization. The Bloom switch engages a dedicated circuit that revoices the amp’s feel and response, while the three-way Contour and Cabinet Resonance options enable precise tone shaping. Eight Tone Setting memories let you store and recall your favorite amp and effect settings quickly and easily.

Versatile Connectivity

The Katana Artist Gen 3 offers versatile connectivity options to meet your needs. The Power Amp In is perfect for preamps, modelers, and multi-effects, while the Stereo Expand function allows you to link with a second Katana amp. The send/return loop facilitates integration with external pedals, and the stereo headphones jack, 1/4-inch and XLR line outputs, and USB output with IR-based cabinet sound make recording and silent practice convenient. You can also record and play tracks in music production software on a computer or mobile device via USB-C. MIDI input provides advanced remote control capabilities.

Customization and Expansion

This amplifier supports up to two footswitches and an expression pedal, and is compatible with the GA-FC and GA-FC EX Foot Controllers for complete stage control. The optional Bluetooth® Audio MIDI Dual Adaptor (BT-DUAL) enables wireless audio playback and remote editing from the BTS app. The updated BOSS Tone Studio interface provides a more intuitive workflow, allowing you to customize onboard effects with over 60 premium BOSS types and detailed editing tools.

Specifications

  • Rated Power Output: 100 W
  • Nominal Input Level:
    • INPUT: -10 dBu (1 M ohms)
    • AUX IN: -10 dBu (20 k ohms)
    • RETURN IN: -10 dBu (100 k ohms)
  • Speaker: 30 cm (12 inches) x 1
  • Controls:
    • POWER switch
    • RESONANCE knob
    • PRESENCE knob
    • MASTER knob
    • SOLO LEVEL knob
    • SOLO DELAY knob
    • SOLO button
    • SOLO TAP button
    • LINE OUT button
    • LINE OUT switch (CUSTOM, REC, BLEND, LIVE)
    • GLOBAL EQ button
    • POWER CONTROL switch (STANDBY, 0.5 W, HALF, MAX)
    • CAB RESONANCE switch (VINTAGE, MODERN, DEEP)
    • AMPLIFIER: VARIATION button, BLOOM button, AMP TYPE switch (ACOUSTIC, CLEAN, PUSHED, CRUNCH, LEAD, BROWN), GAIN knob, VOLUME knob
    • EQUALIZER: CONTOUR button, BASS knob, MIDDLE knob, TREBLE knob
    • EFFECT: BOOSTER button, MOD button, FX button, DELAY button, REVERB button, TAP button, BOOSTER knob, MOD knob, FX knob, DELAY knob, REVERB knob
    • TONE SETTING: BANK button, CH1 button, CH2 button, CH3 button, CH4 button, PANEL button
    • STEREO EXPAND: STEREO EXPAND switch
    • LINE OUT: GND LIFT switch (OFF, ON)
  • Indicators:
    • VARIATION, BLOOM, ACOUSTIC, CLEAN, PUSHED, CRUNCH, LEAD, BROWN, CONTOUR, BOOSTER, MOD, FX, DELAY, REVERB, TAP, SOLO, SOLO TAP, LINE OUT, GLOBAL EQ, BANK, CH1, CH2, CH3, CH4, PANEL
  • Connectors:
    • INPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • POWER AMP IN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • LINE OUT jack: XLR type
    • LINE OUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • SEND jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • RETURN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • STEREO PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
    • SPEAKER OUT 16 ohms A jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • SPEAKER OUT 16 ohms B jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • SPEAKER OUT 8 ohms jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • EXP PEDAL jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
    • GA-FC/CTL CH1/CH2 SOLO jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
    • AUX IN jack: Stereo miniature phone type
    • USB port: USB C type
    • MIDI IN connector
    • BLUETOOTH ADAPTOR SLOT: Bluetooth® Audio MIDI Dual Adaptor
    • AC IN jack
  • Power Consumption: 77 W
  • Accessories: Owner's manual, Power cord, GA-FC sticker
  • Options (sold separately): Footswitch: BOSS FS-5L, BOSS FS-6, BOSS FS-7; Expression pedal: Roland EV-5, BOSS EV-30, BOSS FV-500L, BOSS FV-500H; GA FOOT CONTROLLER (GA-FC, GA-FC EX); Bluetooth® Audio MIDI Dual Adaptor (Model BT-DUAL); Amplifier Stand: BAS-1
  • Size and Weight (including handle and rubber feet):
    • Width: 24-13/16 inches
    • Depth: 9-13/16 inches
    • Height: 20-5/16 inches
    • Weight: 41 lbs 15 oz

This amplifier ships fully insured with signature required.