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Roland FANTOM EX Synthesizer | Performance featuring LZARUS


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The FANTOM-8 EX is Roland's most advanced music workstation yet, designed to spark endless creativity and composition. Packed with powerful sound engines, professional sequencing tools and unparalleled playability, this keyboard places an entire production studio at your fingertips.

Iconic and Modern Sounds Onboard

With over 7,000 onboard sounds derived from Roland's acclaimed sound libraries, the FANTOM-8 EX has all the tones you need to compose in any genre. Three Analog Circuit Behavior expansions provide realistic recreations of the SH-101, JUPITER-8 and JX-3P synths. ZEN-Core synthesis lets you craft entirely unique hybrid sounds by blending acoustic, electronic and modeled tones. There are also world-class pianos from the V-Piano and SuperNATURAL engines as well as essential organs from the Virtual ToneWheel system.

Seamless Computer Integration

The FANTOM-8 EX seamlessly integrates into any computer-based production environment. With its 16x3 USB audio interface, you can send sequencer parts to your DAW, route soft synths through the keyboard's high-quality effects and more. Dedicated control modes optimize the touchscreen for popular DAWs like Ableton Live, Logic Pro and Cubase. You'll enjoy the tactile feel of hardware with the convenience of your computer setup.

Clip-Based Composition and Advanced Sequencing

The FANTOM-8 EX makes arranging and composing music efficient and fun. Its clip-based workflow lets you instantly capture musical ideas as clips to build songs and patterns quickly. There's also a classic step sequencer, pianoroll editing and real-time recording. Sixteen RGB pads trigger one-shot samples, loops and patterns on the fly. With such robust tools at your disposal, you'll be creating professional tracks in no time.

Premium Playability and Control

Designed in collaboration with renowned synth designer Axel Hartmann, the FANTOM-8 EX is a dream to play. Its 88 hammer action keys provide premium feel and aftertouch support for nuanced expression. An array of knobs, sliders and buttons put essential controls at your fingertips while the color touchscreen dynamically changes to streamline your workflow. Overall, the FANTOM-8 EX delivers an unparalleled creative experience for discerning musicians and producers.

Roland FANTOM-8 EX Music Workstation Keyboard Black
Roland FANTOM-8 EX Music Workstation Keyboard Black
Roland FANTOM-8 EX Music Workstation Keyboard Black

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  • Roland’s premier synthesizer series, updated and enhanced with the latest technologies
  • Powerful and intuitive user interface designed for free-flowing creativity
  • 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
  • SH-101, JUPITER-8, and JX-3P ACB Expansions
  • n/zyme, JD-800, JUNO-106, JUPITER-8, JX-8P, and SH-101 Model Expansions
  • V-Piano engine with updated UI and preinstalled German Concert V-Piano Expansion 01
  • SuperNATURAL piano engines and preinstalled SuperNATURAL Acoustic Piano 3 Expansion
  • Virtual ToneWheel organs derived from the Roland VK series
  • Massive effects library, including new studio-grade Shimmer Reverb and Modulation Reverb
  • Master FX processor enhanced with ready-to-use presets and updated UI for Mastering Comp and Mastering EQ
  • Stereo vocoder with 32 bands
  • Professional sequencing tools with clip-based workflow, TR-REC step sequencer, piano-roll editing, and more
  • Advanced sampling with one-shot playback, pitched keyboard assignment, and multisample support
  • Large color touchscreen and ergonomic panel layout loaded with knobs, buttons, and sliders
  • 16 RGB pads for trigging sounds, samples, and clips
  • Comprehensive connectivity with multi-channel audio I/O, MIDI I/O, dual CV/gate outputs, USB, and more
  • 16x3 audio/MIDI USB interface
  • Dedicated software control modes for Ableton Live, Logic Pro, MainStage, Cubase, and Studio One
  • Expand your creative range with ZEN-Core Sound Packs and Wave Expansions on Roland Cloud
  • FANTOM EX Upgrade available to original FANTOM owners on Roland Cloud