KAT Percussion KA1 - Digital Drum Set Amplifier


86 out of 100. Incorporating 80+ ratings and reviews.

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KAT Percussion KA1 - Digital Drum Set Amplifier

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Our rating of 86/100 is based on analysis of 80+ sources comprised of online reviews and discussions. Under the Pros and Cons headings below you'll find a condensed analysis of what those owners and users have been saying. Feel free to ask questions or add your thoughts in the comments section.

The KA1 showcases responsive and clean amplification for monitoring electronic drums in small environments such as rehearsal rooms and home studios.

It features a large carry handle for easy transportation, three band EQ for mixing, and other inputs for plugging other sound sources or instruments.


  • Output Power: 50W / 8 Ohms
  • Number of Channels: 2
  • Inputs: 2 x 1/4" jacks for drum set input
  • Outputs: 1 x 1/8" stereo headphone jack
  • Speakers: 10" Woofer, 2.5" Tweeter
  • Tone Control: 3-band EQ
  • Frequency Response: 20-20KHz
  • Size: 15.5" x 15.5" x 16.25"
  • Weight: 31.4 lbs
  • Manufacturer Warranty: Not Specified


Users were satisfied with its sturdy construction overall. They found it to be loud with enough power even at low volumes. One user also mentioned that it provided great separation and response from kick drum and cymbals whenever they play their electronic drum kit.


One user mentioned its highs sounded a bit thin. They ended up adjusting the EQ settings and that eventually made a bit of a difference.


At an affordable price, this drum amp is ideal for practicing at home or playing small gigs.

Although this was previously on our recommended list, there are now more highly rated options available which you can see in our guide to The Best Electronic Drum Amps.