The V-Synth was not the only new keyboard from Roland on display in their spacious grounds. The new Fantom-S and Fantom-88 build on the Fantom of last year with the addition of a package of new features. The new Fantom keyboards come in two flavours: the 61-note Fantom-S and 88-note Fantom-S88 (featuring Roland’s Progressive Hammer-Action Keyboard).
Both keyboards features include:
Seamless integration of audio and MIDI using ROM waves and sampling with realtime timestretch capability
All-new Patches and Rhythm Sets built from new 64MB wave ROM
32MB sample RAM (expandable up to 288MB) with .WAV/AIFF compatibility
16MB flash RAM retains your favorite sounds; optional SmartMedia storage
New "Skip Back Sampling" for continuous sampling
Dynamic Pad Bank with 16 velocity-sensitive pads for easy sample triggering
3 MFX processors, plus dedicated reverb, chorus and new mastering processor
Expandable via four optional SRX-Series Wave Expansion Boards
USB port for .WAV/AIFF file exchange with a PC or Mac
4 Line outputs (2 stereo or 4 mono), stereo Line input and 24-bit S/PDIF digital output
The New Roland Fantom
The Fantoms are shipping now.
Check your Roland dealer for pricing.