KAT Percussion KA2 Digital Drum Set Amplifier


74 out of 100. Incorporating 10+ ratings and reviews.

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KAT Percussion - KA2 Digital Drum Set Amplifier

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Our rating of 74/100 is based on analysis of 10+ 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 KAT KA2 is a durable amplifier equipped with a powerful 200-watt drumming amp. It features a 1"x1" compression driver for a crisp high-end sound, and a 3-band EQ for sound shaping with a presence "attack" control.

There are two 1/4" input jacks for drum input and a 1/8" input jack for external connectivity MP3 players and other digital devices. Its large carry handle is an advantage for ease of transport.


  • Output Power: 200W / 8 Ohms x 1
  • Number of Channels: 2
  • Inputs: 2 1/4-inch jacks for drum set input (mono and stereo), 1 Aux Line In 1/4-inch, External Line In: 1/8-inch stereo
  • Outputs: Line Out: 1/8-inch stereo headphone jack, 1 XLR line out
  • Speakers: 12-inch Woofer, 1" x 1" Compression Driver
  • Tone Control: 3-Band EQ
  • Frequency Response: 20-20KHz
  • Size: 16.5" x 18" x 19"
  • Weight: 44.25 lbs
  • Manufacturer Warranty: Not specified


Many drummers favor this amplifier for its loudness. They said the cymbals reproduce great highs and the lows had a deep resonance as well. It was also commended for its sturdy build.


There were some manufacturing issues reported for this amplifier not turning on despite trying different power cords and outlets.


Although this amp does get good marks for loudness, there are more highly rated options to consider which you'll find in our guide to Electronic Drum Amps.