The Katana continues to amaze me!

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  1. JOESHMOE

    JOESHMOE Senior Member

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    The way I have it set up it sounds just like a great sounding
    early JCM800.

    I have the 50 and Im getting the 100 1x12 as soon as I can.

    My plan to get a Helix setup is on hold, this may be all I need.

    WOW AGAIN!

    I cant get over how cool this amp sounds after a month or so,
    I am still surprised what Im hearing.

    Thanks Boss!!!

    Jimmy
     
  2. mandobandit

    mandobandit Senior Member

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    shhhh, let this be our little secret, 6 months with my 50 love it, my wife wishes I would stay out of the 25 & 50watt modes though:jam:
     
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    Love my K100, amazed at that tones I get out of it, cured my amp gas!
     
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    I think it's great to hear that such a piece exists!
    Enjoy!!
     
  5. Vortex

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    I've been enjoying the 100W head too. Only had it about 2 weeks now. It'll be going to rehearsal this week to really see what it can do.

    The only downside so far is the "either/or" w/ the effects & could use a couple more preset spots. But it is nice.
     
  6. James R

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    I just ordered the head.
    Do you use a midi controller at all with it?
    I'm wondering if you can control the individual effects to on/off rather than either/or, if I'm understanding what you're saying correctly.

    I have a Fender Cyber Twin SE and the accompanying midi Cyber Foot Controller with ten switches and two expression pedals, so I'm hoping I can map the 5 channels to the first 5 switches then map individual effects to the remaining 5 as well as the expression pedals.
    If it works out as I hope, I'm going to be very happy.
     
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    Haven't used any midi. I use the Roland GA-FC foot controller. Which lets you switch the 4 presets plus w/e is set on the control panel on the amp. So 5 all together. Yes you can switch effects on/off but when you look at the control panel on the amp it's booster/mod & delay/fx which is booster or mod, delay or fx. You can't have both on at the same time on the same control. Reverb has it's own control.

    The Roland footswitch controls which preset you want & you can turn on/off effects that are programmed on that preset. You can't add another effect on the fly via the footswitch. Not that I've figured out yet anyway.
     
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  9. frankv

    frankv What Are You Waiting For? Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Drew. The link is dead.. Can you check it out?
     
  10. drew365

    drew365 Senior Member

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    It works for me? This is the first time I've used the box site. I'll upload it to souncloud later.
    Edit: I think I fixed the link above. User error!
     
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  11. cybermgk

    cybermgk Singin' the body lectric Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Link works for me as well.

    Very nice. Well done. Sounded great as well, tonally.
     
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    The problem may be me and Frank have box. When I click on the link it takes me to my stuff. Nobody wants to hear that!!!

    Try going to it in your box, hit share and copy that link and see if it's different.
     
  13. drew365

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    Pop, thanks I changed the link. I hope it works now.
     

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