New features include an onboard Multisample Editor, a Sample Gain parameter, an Auto-Patch Bank mode (which creates patches for every sample for quick use in a composition), a multisample editor, and upgraded Fantom-X Editor Version 2, including S-700 sample-conversion software for Mac and PC. The new operating system is installed from the supplied Compact Flash card and PC-card adapter.
The Fantom-XR brings powerful sampling and synthesis to a convenient 1U rack module. With room for over 1GB of sounds, this affordable module sets a new standard for expandability. The 128MB internal wave ROM includes expressive new Patches like an 88-key split piano, plus room for six SRX expansions. Full-blown user sampling is also supported, along with .WAV/AIFF compatibility for loading samples via USB. And with PC Card storage, the Fantom-XR makes backing up data quick and easy.