Boss Katana Air EX Guitar Amplifier
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The BOSS Katana-Air EX is not your ordinary desktop amplifier; it's a powerhouse that delivers big stereo sound and authentic Katana tones while fitting comfortably on your desktop.
With its twin five-inch speakers, custom wood cabinet, and a max power of 35 watts, this practice companion rivals much larger amps with its rich, resonant tones.
Packed with a wide range of onboard amp characters and effects, it caters to every musical style. Plus, you can take control and enhance your daily practice sessions with the BOSS Tone Studio app for iOS and Android. And thanks to advanced BOSS wireless technology, you can move around freely without being tethered by instrument cables.
BOSS Katana Air EX Key Features
- Powerful Desktop Amp: Experience rich stereo sound with dual five-inch speakers, a wooden cabinet with a bass-reflex port, and a maximum power output of 35 watts.
- Versatile Amp Characters: Access five amp characters inspired by the acclaimed Katana stage amplifiers, including a neutral character for acoustic-electric guitar and bass.
- Abundant Effects: Explore over 60 world-class BOSS effects onboard.
- Lag-Free Wireless: Benefit from BOSS wireless technology for rock-solid audio performance with ultra-low latency.
- Wireless Transmitter: Comes with a compact wireless transmitter offering up to 12 hours of runtime and an integrated charging port in the amp.
- Onboard Memories: Store your favorite amp and effects setups in the six available memory slots for instant recall.
- BOSS Tone Studio App: Utilize the mobile app (available for iOS and Android) for deep sound editing and powerful practice features.
- USB Audio Interface: Record your music directly to your computer using the built-in USB audio interface.
- Mic'd Cab Emulation: Enjoy a stereo line output with mic'd cab emulation for live performances in direct-to-PA setups.
- Bluetooth Connectivity: Play along with songs from your mobile device or music player via the analog aux input or Bluetooth.
- Power Options: The Katana-Air EX can be powered using the included adaptor, eight AA batteries, or the optional Roland BTY-NIMH/A Rechargeable Amp Power Pack.
- Wireless Control: Enhance your experience with the optional EV-1-WL Wireless MIDI Expression Pedal and FS-1-WL Wireless Footswitch for cable-free control.
Stage-Class Sound in a Desktop Amp
The Katana-Air EX is engineered to deliver an authentic stage-style playing experience in a compact desktop form factor. Its custom five-inch speakers, carefully designed wooden cabinet, and tuned bass-reflex port combine to produce full, resonant sound quality typically found in larger performance amplifiers. You'll enjoy punchy, high-definition tones that provide an inspiring platform for refining your techniques, whether you're practicing or performing on stage.
Premium Katana Amps and Effects
The Katana-Air EX is loaded with sounds derived from the Katana stage amplifiers, optimized for use with its desktop cabinet. Five distinct amp characters offer everything from sparkling clean tones to BOSS's renowned high-gain Brown sound. There's even a dedicated character for acoustic-electric guitar and bass.
In addition to the versatile amp options, you can access over 60 BOSS effects, including a wide variety of overdrives, distortions, boosters, modulation, delay, and reverb effects tailored for the amp's stereo speaker setup. With six onboard memory slots, you can save your preferred amp and effects settings for instant recall.
High-Performance BOSS Wireless Technology
Enjoy lag-free, transparent wireless guitar performance, thanks to BOSS's advanced digital wireless technology. The included transmitter offers up to 12 hours of playing time per charge. Plus, an integrated motion sensor and standby function conserve energy when the system is idle. This means you can keep the transmitter plugged in between sessions and activate the system simply by picking up your instrument. Charging is a breeze—just connect the transmitter to the amp's docking port.
Wireless Foot Control with EV-1-WL and FS-1-WL
Elevate your Katana-Air EX experience with the optional EV-1-WL Wireless MIDI Expression Pedal and FS-1-WL Wireless Footswitch. These accessories enable you to remotely control functions that you've assigned in the BOSS Tone Studio mobile app. Adjust volume and wah, switch patches, and use the app's practice tools—all without the need for cables.
Versatility for Practice, Recording, and Performance
The Katana-Air EX seamlessly adapts to your musical journey. Built-in Bluetooth allows you to wirelessly edit sounds with the BOSS Tone Studio app and play along with songs from your mobile device. For fresh inspiration, explore sounds created by other users on BOSS Tone Exchange.
You can also record your tracks directly to computer music software via USB and use the stereo line output with mic'd cab emulation for live performances in direct-to-PA setups. And when it's time to relax, the Katana-Air EX doubles as a high-quality portable Bluetooth speaker for enjoying music from your library.
Accelerate Your Skill Development
The BOSS Tone Studio app offers integrated tools to supercharge your daily practice routine with YouTube video content. Create song lists for quick access and loop specific sections for focused study.
Jam along with backing tracks and songs while experiencing automatic memory switching. Set a clean sound for verses, switch to crunch for the chorus, and engage high-gain drive with echo for your solos.
All these changes sync with the video's progress, allowing for an interactive practice experience. You can even save your custom switching setups with the BOSS Tone Exchange community.
The BOSS Katana Air EX Guitar Amplifier redefines what a desktop amp can do, delivering pro-level sound quality, wireless convenience, and a wealth of tonal options in a compact package.
Elevate your practice, recording, and performance experience with this exceptional amp.
|Shipping Weight (kg)||5.600000|
|Woofer Size||2 x 5" Woofer|
|Amp Type||solid-state amplifier|
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