New BOSS Katana MKII! Everything You Need To Know…

‘The Award-Winning Katana. Now Upgraded’

Featuring the same core sound and feel as the original (MKI) version – BOSS wanted to keep the same award-winning formula and add in more customer-requested features.


So What’s New with the Boss Katana MK2 Amplifiers?

Boss Katana 100 MK2 Overview:

Classic Guitarist Tones on Boss Katana MK2 Amplifiers:

How To Access New Effects On The Boss Katana 100 MK2:

New Feature Summary:

VARIATION BUTTON – Adds five new amp sounds on top of the original five Katana MKI sounds – These continue to model classic valve amps.

NEW DUAL EFFECTS POTS – New dual control knobs allow for individual control of each effect type. On/Off buttons for each effect

TOTAL EFFECTS ON BOARD IS NOW 65. New effects in Poly-Octave and
Pedal Bend (whammy) – Some effects have been upgraded to suit the new power of MKII.

POWER AMP IN – All models feature a dedicated power amp in
(which is different from FX Loop Return) that allows a user to use a High-end Multi-Effects – directly into the Class A/B Power Amp and Speaker

STEREO EXPAND – (100-watt models only) – Totally new feature that
allows you to direct link two KTN 100’s together to run a “true stereo”
Katana rig. One becomes the master that slaves the other unit. Allowing for
full control over two units from one master footswitch (GA-FC) Effects like
Delay and Reverb can also now be run in full stereo.

NEW EDITOR – Brand New editor to allow you to control all the new features and effects.

FULL PEDAL BOARD CONTROL – Full control over the Amp using the dedicated. GA-Fc Foot controller (100-watt models only)



  • Stage-ready XXX-watt combo amp with a custom 12-inch speaker​
  • Five unique amp characters: Clean, Crunch, Lead, Brown, and Acoustic for acoustic-electric guitars​
  • Variation switch for newly crafted additional five amp characters
  • Five independent effects sections fully customizable from over 60 BOSS effects (in total, 61→65)​
  • Upgraded effects (Flanger 117E, Phaser95E, Spring Reverb, and etc ), newly added stereo/pan delay and heavy poly octave​
  • Newly added pedal FX section to operate foot volume, wah, and smooth pedal bend​
  • Power Amp In feature to use with external devices with GT-1000 of other multi Effects
  • Power Control for achieving cranked-amp tone and dynamic response at low volumes​
  • Stereo Expand feature to link two Katana amps for wide spatial tone (100-watt models only)​
  • Dedicated gain, EQ, presence, and effects controls for adjusting sounds quickly​
  • Eight Tone Setting memories for storing and recalling all amp and effect settings​
  • Three Cabinet Resonance types per Tone Settings for fine-tuning the tone and feel​
  • Mic’d cabinet emulation on the line, USB, and phones/recording outputs, with customizable tone via three Air Feel settings​
  • Channel and global graphic / parametric EQs for refined sound shaping​
  • Pro setups available at BOSS Tone Central​
  • Compatible for importing user patches created by the previous generation (KTN MkI)​
  • Assign favourite effects parameters to the front-panel effects knobs​
  • Control assignable effects parameters from up to three expression pedals (connected via the rear panel and/or GA-FC foot controller)​
  • Record with stereo mod, EQ, delay, and reverb effects in a DAW via USB

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