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Founded in Japan in 1972, Roland remains committed to bringing even greater innovation to the music and entertainment markets and creating a world of thrill and excitement where everyone can enjoy music more freely and easily. With a wide range of products including keyboards, synths, AV technology, effects and amplifiers, and the revolutionary V-drum series, Roland remains committed to pushing the envelope to take your creativity and expression to new levels.
Titled after the traditional Japanese sword (a symbol of honor and precision), Boss Katana amplifiers deliver a unique punch and their dynamics are unlike any other amplifier series on the market. In addition to their exceptional power, Boss Katana amps are recognized for their extraordinary versatility. Whether you're a casual player or a stage veteran, rockers of all skill levels and budgets will find something to their liking in the Katana amps lineup from Boss.
Series Spotlight: Katana-Air
Featuring cutting-edge wireless guitar technology developed by BOSS, Katana-Air gives you the freedom to jam and practice without hassling with guitar cables. And with support for battery operation, there’s no need to plug into AC either, so you can literally play anywhere!
Though compact in size, Katana-Air is serious about sound quality. Equipped with pro amp tones and effects, this wireless wonder delivers premium guitar sounds for any style of music. To further extend the cable-free experience, you can wirelessly edit and organize sounds with a dedicated app and jam with songs streamed from your smartphone.
- Genre-defining BOSS overdrive sound
- Unique asymmetrical clipping circuit produces tube-like overdrive characteristics
- Mild-to-moderate drive tones with focused midrange and tight low end
- Ideal for use with clean and slightly driven amps
- Also works great for bringing tightness and definition to high-gain amp tones
- Stacks well with boost, overdrive, and distortion pedals
- Updated version of the industry-standard DD-3, with enhanced functionality for modern players
- Ultra-easy operation for fast sound creation
- Delay time of 12.5 to 800 ms, divided into three ranges for quick setup
- Tap in tempos with the onboard pedal switch or an external footswitch
- Short Loop setting for creating phrase loops (same as the Hold function on the original DD-3)
- Direct output for sending dry and wet sounds to separate amps
- Main and direct output jacks now positioned on one side of the pedal
The BOSS BB-1X Bass Driver is a premium stompbox designed to make your bass sound bold and punchy. More than just a pedal, the BB-1X is like a preamp, a crucial component in creating quality sound. It captures the essence and subtle nuances of your bass, amp, and playing and emphasizes all their best characteristics.
The BB-1X delivers a wide range of superior sounds, from natural clean tones to heavy distortion. It adapts and responds to any playing style or register, but never loses the body and core tone of your instrument.
- Bold, punchy sound that invigorates the original tone and responsiveness of your bass and amp
- Contains BOSS’ latest distortion, which adapts to every register and never muffles your low end
- Blend knob allows for mixing the direct signal with the effect signal
- Independent Low and High knobs for ultra-wide tonal adjustment
- Two output jacks: a normal output for a bass amp and a Line Out for a balanced connection directly to a PA or recorder
- The Line Out jack provides a modern and enhanced direct sound that brings out new characteristics in your tone
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Play and Learn with GO: PIANO
Starting out on piano can feel overwhelming. But Roland’s GO:PIANO works alongside your smartphone to offer a simple and compact learning solution. When you wirelessly connect to a smartphone, you can enjoy unlimited free online content that makes learning faster and more fun, including online piano lessons, karaoke, and tutorial videos for your favorite songs.
- Onboard high-quality Bluetooth speakers for wireless smartphone connection
- Compact and lightweight for playing and storing anywhere
- Fully wireless operation with battery power and Bluetooth connectivity
- Premium piano performance in a compact and affordable instrument
- 61-note keyboard with standard full-size keys and expressive touch response
- Bluetooth MIDI support for advanced music lessons with your smartphone or tablet
- Metronome, transpose, and recording features support daily practice
- Play anytime with built-in speakers or headphones