Roland Intros FANTOM EX Upgrade


Roland today introduce the FANTOM EX Upgrade, a major software update to the FANTOM series of synth keyboards.

The FANTOM EX Upgrade offers new features and workflow enhancements, including:

  • Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) architecture
  • Two deeply expressive grands: German Concert V-Piano Expansion 01 and SuperNATURAL Acoustic Piano 3 Expansion
  • A refreshed V-Piano interface with an attractive new graphical design
  • Two of Roland’s most recent Model Expansion titles, driven by the ZEN-Core engine: JD-800 Model Expansion and n/zyme Model Expansion
  • A smoother workflow and deeper feature set
  • New Shimmer Reverb and Modulation Reverb
  • An expanded DAW control with profiles for Steinberg Cubase and PreSonus Studio One
  • New preset templates for faster workflow

FANTOM EX Features:

  • Feature-rich system expansion for the flagship FANTOM 6, 7, and 8 synthesizers
  • JUPITER-8 ACB Expansion and SH-101 ACB Expansion* with authentic sound and response, powered by Roland’s Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB)
  • German Concert V-Piano Expansion 01, previously only available for the RD-2000 stage piano
  • Newly developed SuperNATURAL Acoustic Piano 3 Expansion
  • JD-800 Model Expansion recreates the landmark Roland digital synth from 1991
  • n/zyme Model Expansion, a powerful modern synthesizer engine designed for the FANTOM environment
  • New studio-grade Shimmer Reverb and Modulation Reverb effect types
  • New V-Piano graphical interface
  • Added DAW control profiles for Cubase and Studio One
  • Mastering EQ and Mastering Comp template functions and new graphical interfaces

Josh Blair on producing Duran Duran with the Roland FANTOM EX:

FANTOM EX Audio Demos:

See the Roland site for details.


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