The Strings patches are also note-worthy, providing a lot of Pizzicato and Staccato patches like the “Delicate Pizzicato” and “Staccato Vs” especially. Archived from the original on 8 June I made a custom case that was charged same as the price of this workstation. Hover your hand over the laser projected bulb and you will start hearing your sounds played back. For me, the setting up was pretty simple, though I referred the manual a few times to make sure I was in the right direction.

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The user memory and the card memory holds up-to patches as well. This article relating to electronic musical instruments is a stub.

No unwanted quick scratches or dirt attractions. Since there is a USB – MIDI direct connection feature provided, you can transfer the performances without the need of an fanotm midi – interface, directly to your system in both. The preset library provides 1, patches with GM2 sounds. Views Read Edit View history.

The Pitch-bend and the Modulation lever is provided in one same joystick controller towards the left side of the keyboard. I gantom the “Basement” and the “X finger” bass. No In-built monitor setup This is common for most of the workstations, but I wish if it was accommodated somehow.

Roland Fantom-X

I made a custom case that was charged same as the price of this workstation. Its been more than 5 years now with the Fantom, and I fanfom use this as Midi – keyboard with my DAW for programming music. The “Arie piano” is one such amazing preset that would blow your mind away. There are several hard-ware external connections that can be made to the Fantom X8. I had to, no choice. Since there are a number of helpful buttons already available over the workstation, physically, this is very easy to follow as it knows what you need to do and what you don’t want to see on an initial level.


Jazz Chorus Micro Cube. Towards the right area of this workstation is the Sampling area 16bit Linear – Hover your hand over the 8x projected bulb and you will start hearing your sounds played back.

Initially when you switch on the Fantom, you would be taken through a cool demo. Fantom-G accepts new ARX wave expansion cards, has larger full-color screen [5]16 insert effects per patch and other improvements.

By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. This can not only be used for just playing any piano sound, but can be used for user – favourite sounds as well. This is one of the good things I loved when I started using this machine. Archived from the original on 8 June Scroll through some amazing effects such as the “telephone”, “3d delay”, “limiter”, “gate”, “overdrive”, “distortion”, “auto-pan”, which are some of my favourites.

Roland Fantom X8 88-key Sampling Workstation X-8

I find the Wind patch section very useless. The conversion quality and the reproduction of the sound is brilliant. These are hammered – touch sensitive keys that gives you the feeling of playing a Grand Piano.


Fantom X8, Workstation from Roland in the Fantom series.

Roland Fantom-X6 – Key Workstation with 8-Track FANTOM-X8 B&H

The Bass section is great and very useful. It might be annoying if you are going to go this fabtom a 50 times in a day, so Fantom itself offers you an option to turn this demo off. The “Chorus” processor does not provide a lot of options and sticks to only 3 basic presets.

It does not have sequencer, sampler or other functions, however it does contain the waveforms of all SRX boards at a time. Hit the record button and you are ready to record.

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