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Meet the Roland FANTOM EX

Meet the Roland FANTOM EX

Meet the FANTOM EX – The Ultimate Creative Synthesizer for Musicians and Producers


Introducing the FANTOM EX, the most potent creative keyboard on the planet. This latest chapter in the FANTOM legacy supercharges Roland’s premier synth platform with next-level capabilities, offering multiple advanced sound engines, enhanced composition and performance tools, and superior playability.

A New Era of Creativity

FANTOM EX is designed for non-stop creation, providing a comprehensive creative ecosystem for professional sound design, sequencing, and performance. With its powerful and intuitive user interface, it's built to inspire free-flowing creativity.

Key Highlights:

  • Roland’s Premier Synthesizer Series updated and enhanced with the latest technologies.
  • Compose and Perform with Roland’s most advanced sound engines: ACB, ZEN-Core, V-Piano, SuperNATURAL, Virtual ToneWheel, and more.
  • Over 7000 Onboard Sounds from the historic Roland library.
  • JUPITER-8, SH-101, and JX-3P ACB Expansions to relive the classic analog sound experience.
  • n/zyme, JD-800, JUNO-106, JUPITER-8, JX-8P, and SH-101 Model Expansions for unprecedented access to iconic synthesizers.
  • World-Class Piano Engines featuring V-Piano and SuperNATURAL technologies.
  • Deep DAW Integration with Ableton Live, Logic Pro, MainStage, Cubase, and Studio One.

Multiple Advanced Sound Engines

FANTOM EX includes the most expansive collection of premium sound engines available in a hardware instrument. Whether it's ACB, ZEN-Core, V-Piano, SuperNATURAL, or Virtual ToneWheel technology, inspiration is guaranteed with expressive and inspiring sounds for every musical style.

Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) Technology

Roland’s Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) technology faithfully recreates analog circuitry, bringing an authentic analog sound experience to the digital realm. FANTOM EX includes three ACB instruments: JUPITER-8, SH-101, and JX-3P.

ZEN-Core Synthesis System

Leveraging decades of Roland R&D, the ZEN-Core Synthesis System offers a versatile and expandable platform for developing nuanced and expressive tones.

Model Expansions

From rare and sought-after classics to cutting-edge designs, Model Expansions provide unprecedented access to the historic and ever-evolving world of Roland synthesizers.

  • n/zyme Model Expansion: An all-new synth engine combining wavetable oscillator layers, modulation, and resonant filters.
  • Vintage Model Expansions: Relive legendary Roland instruments like the JD-800, JUNO-106, JUPITER-8, JX-8P, and SH-101 with enhanced polyphony and modern features.

World-Class Piano Engines

FANTOM EX includes deeply expressive piano engines that sound and feel like the real thing. The V-Piano engine features an updated UI with the German Concert V-Piano Expansion 01, while the SuperNATURAL engine brings expressive acoustic and electric pianos.

Virtual ToneWheel Organs

FANTOM EX faithfully emulates vintage organs with adjustable percussion, key click, and more.

Enhanced Composition and Performance Tools

With FANTOM EX, you'll never have to compromise your musical vision. Its core custom processors offer smooth operation with loads of polyphony and seamless transitions.

Advanced Sequencing Tools:

  • Clip-Based Workflow: Build arrangements quickly and easily.
  • TR-REC Step Sequencer: Capture sounds in real-time with classic TR-style sequencing.
  • Piano-Roll Editing: Fine-tune tracks with the large touchscreen.

Sampling Workstation:

  • Advanced Sampling: Create detailed multisamples with up to 352 samples per tone.
  • Instant Pitched Sounds: Sample directly to the keyboard for quick triggering.

Massive Effects Library:

  • New Shimmer and Modulation Reverbs: Studio-grade effects with intense harmonic color.
  • Master FX Processor: Preset templates for fast results with refreshed UI for Mastering Comp and Mastering EQ.

Deep DAW Integration

FANTOM EX flows effortlessly into any computer-based production setup with custom touchscreen control and dedicated modes for Ableton Live, Logic Pro, MainStage, Cubase, and Studio One.

Comprehensive Connectivity

The comprehensive connectivity options include:

  • XLR Combo Connectors: For mics and instruments.
  • Eight ¼-inch Outputs: For routing sounds to external destinations.
  • Dual CV/Gate Outputs: For driving modular and analog synths.

Upgrade Your Original FANTOM

The FANTOM EX Upgrade is available to original FANTOM owners via Roland Cloud. It includes JUPITER-8, SH-101, and JX-3P ACB Expansions, n/zyme and JD-800 Model Expansions, two new grand pianos, and all EX enhancements.

Discover Unmatched Creative Command

With its expansive collection of sound engines and sophisticated technologies, the FANTOM EX represents the pinnacle of creative keyboards. It's a powerful platform that evolves with you, sparking endless creative explorations. Unleash your musical potential and experience the ultimate in creative expression with the FANTOM EX.

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