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Boss Katana-500 Bass Head

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Unleash the Power of Your Bass with the Katana-500 Bass Head

Experience the pinnacle of bass amplification with the Boss Katana-500 Bass Head, a marvel in modern sound engineering designed for the professional bassist. This powerhouse delivers a massive 500 watts through a Class D power amp, ensuring your bass lines punch through in any mix with clarity and precision.

Elevate Your Sound

The Katana-500 is not just about power; it’s about control. With innovative features like Cab Resonance calibration, you tailor the amp’s output to perfectly complement your speaker cabinet, unlocking optimal performance and superior tonal integrity. Whether you're in the studio or on stage, this amp provides the tools to sculpt your signature sound.

Versatile and User-Friendly

Designed with the gigging musician in mind, the Katana-500 offers expansive connectivity and robust build quality. From the locking-style speaker outputs to the USB connector for direct recording, this amp is as versatile as it is powerful. The optional Bluetooth® Audio MIDI Dual Adaptor and foot controllers enhance flexibility, making it ideal for performers who demand the best in both functionality and usability.


  • Output Power: 500 watts, Class D
  • Amp Features: Innovative Cab Resonance feature for ideal cabinet matching
  • Tone Shaping: Two Amp Feel settings (Modern and Vintage)
  • EQ: Four-band (with low-mid and high-mid controls), three frequency options per band
  • Effects: Compressor and drive controls (three types each), Shape switch (mid-scoop, bright, wide)
  • Additional Controls: Bottom knob, Hi Cut button (three frequencies), Blend knob
  • Connectivity: Dual high-current speaker outputs, XLR line output, headphones/recording jack
  • Software: BOSS Tone Studio for deep editing, over 60 effects accessible
  • Expansion: Supports GA-FC and GA-FC EX foot controllers, optional Bluetooth® adaptor for mobile device connectivity
  • Mobile Apps: BTS for iOS and Android, BOSS TONE STUDIO for Windows/macOS

Craft your sound with precision and unleash the full potential of your bass with the Boss Katana-500 Bass Head. Whether you're crafting the low-end for a new track or performing live, this amp is your backstage pass to bass perfection.