BOSS Katana GO Personal Headphone Guitar Amplifier

Brand: BOSS
SKU: KTN-GO

$219.00

Compact, practical, and full of sound: KATANA:GO is an indispensable companion for your everyday jams with guitar and bass. This powerful headphone amplifier delivers authentic sound from the stage-class Katana series of amplifiers to your instrument’s output jack, combined with a variety of wireless music streaming, sound editing, and learning tools on your smartphone. Advanced spatial technology ensures a rich 3D playing experience, and BOSS Tone Exchange provides an endless sound library to explore any style. Whether you’re a developing hobbyist or a pro, the KATANA:GO will inspire you wherever you play.

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Description

Instant Satisfaction
KATANA:GO delivers premium sound for everyday playing without the hassle of amplifiers, pedals, or computer interfaces. Just plug it in, connect your earphones or headphones, and start rocking. Integrated controls give you access to volume, memory selection, and other important features. Easily check your current memory and tuner using the built-in display. A rechargeable battery provides up to 5 hours of continuous playback time, and a built-in 1/4-inch plug folds into a pocket-sized package that you can take anywhere.

Authentic Katana Tone
KATANA:GO enhances your sessions with the realistic sound of the best-selling Katana stage amplifier series. Guitar mode features 10 unique amp characteristics, including clean, crunch, high-gain BOSS Brown, and two characteristics optimized for acoustic/electric guitar. There's also a dedicated bass mode with Vintage, Modern, and Flat types ported directly from the Katana Bass amp. Each mode includes an extensive library of the BOSS effects to explore. Comprehensive sound customization is available with the companion BOSS Tone Studio app for iOS and Android.

Immersive Stage Sound
KATANA:GO's innovative stage feel feature provides an immersive playing experience enabled by advanced BOSS spatial technology. Presets allow you to place your amp and background music at different points in the sound field, so it can feel like you're playing with your backline on stage or jamming in your room with friends. You can also customize the sound field using BOSS Tone Studio's intuitive tools.

Limitless Inspiration
The guitar and bass modes in KATANA:GO eachfeature30 memories that come loaded with ready-to-play sounds. Using BOSS Tone Studio, you can tweak the preset memories, create sounds from scratch, or import Tone Setting memories created with stage-class Katana guitar and bass amplifiers. The app also provides integrated access to BOSS Tone Exchange,*where you can download professionally curated Live sets and share sounds with the global BOSS community.

**Currently, only Live sets created by BOSS can be downloaded within the BOSS Tone Studio app. Support for downloading and sharing user content will be added in June 2024. You can access all user content features by visiting BOSS Tone Exchange with your web browser

Jam, Practice, and Learn
With KATANA:GO and your smartphone, you have a complete mobile solution to super charge daily practice. Warmup by jamming along with songs from your music library. Then tap into the powerful Session feature in BOSS Tone Studio to hone your chops with YouTube learning content. Build song lists to create an organized routine and loop sections for focused study. You can even set timestamps and have KATANA:GO switch memories automatically while playing with YouTube backing tracks!

Record and Stream
The versatile KATANA:GO also functions as a USB audio interface for music production and online content creation on a computer or mobile device. Record professional Katana tones in DAW software. Or connect to your favorite social media and video capture apps and share your fretboard skills with the world. In either application, you can employ the Stage Feel function to add depth and dimension to your instrument’s sound and backing music streamed via Bluetooth audio

Wireless Foot Control
The optional EV-1-WL Wireless MIDI Expression Pedal and FS-1-WL Wireless Footswitch expand the KATANA:GO experience with remote control functions that you assign in BOSS Tone Studio. Control volume and wah, select memories, turn effects on/off, and more—all with a cable-free connection. Learn more at theEV-1-WLandFS-1-WLproduct pages.

Features

  • Personal headphone amp with premium guitar and bass tones from stage-class Katana amplifiers
  • Guitar mode with 10 amp types and over60effects
  • Bass mode with three amp types and over 60effects
  • Stage Feel function provides an immersive headphone experience with advanced BOSS spatial technology
  • 30 user memories in each mode filled with ready-to-play sounds
  • View memory names and the onboard tuner with the OLED display
  • Wirelessly edit sounds and play along with music from your mobile device via Bluetooth®
  • Companion BOSS Tone Studio app with powerful tools for sound editing, memory organization, and YouTube practice
  • Download and share Live sets at BOSS Tone Exchange
  • Supports import of Tone Setting data from Katana guitar and bass amplifiers
  • Rechargeable battery with up to five hours of continuous runtime
  • Record/playback tracks in music production software on a computer or mobile device*via a USB-C®
  • Wireless external foot control via the optional EV-1-WL Wireless MIDI Expression Pedal and FS-1-WL Wireless Footswitch
  • Optional CB-KTNGO carrying pouch for KATANA:GO, charging cable, and other accessories

Download “BOSS TONE STUDIO for KATANA:GO” for iOS
Download “BOSS TONE STUDIO for KATANA:GO” for Android

Specifications

Sample Rate 48 kHz AD Conversion 32 bits + AF method AF method (Adaptive Focus method) This is a proprietary method from Roland & BOSS that vastly improves the signal-to-noise (SN) ratio of the AD and DA converters. DA Conversion 32 bits Memories Guitar mode: 30 Bass mode: 30 Nominal Input Level INPUT: -10 dBu Input Impedance INPUT: 1 M ohm Maximum Output Level PHONES: 30 mW + 30 mW Output Impedance PHONES: 4.7 ohms Recommended Load Impedance PHONES: 16 ohms or greater Display Graphic OLED display (128 x 32 dots) Controls Master volume knob POWER switch A button B button C button Bluetooth(R) button STAGE FEEL button Multi-function button Connectors Input plug: 1/4-inch phone type PHONES jack: Stereo miniature phone type USB port: USB Type-C(R) Bluetooth Profile Support: A2DP (Audio) GATT (MIDI over Bluetooth Low Energy) Power Supply Rechargeable lithium-ion battery Supplied from the USB port Current Draw 500 mA Expected battery life under continuous use Approximately 5 hours * These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use. Battery charging time Approximately 3 hours *To charge the unit, use the USB port of a computer or a commercially available USB power supply adaptor (5 V, 500 mA or higher). Dimensions 45 (W) x 125 (D) x 24 (H) mm 1-13/16 (W) x 4-15/16 (D) x 1 (H) inches Weight 70 g 3 oz Accessories Leaflet "Quick Start" Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY" USB Type-C(R) to USB Type-A cable * 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 10 × 5 × 15 cm
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