WNAMM03: New Fantom Menace From Roland

Fantom-S and Fantom-88 more features      30/01/03

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.
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