Roland Fantom-Xa Workstation Keyboard

Roland Updated: 2009-02-14 RSS
Roland Fantom-Xa Workstation Keyboard

Roland's Fantom-X series has redefined the cutting-edge of sample-based workstation technology. If you crave Fantom power, but want a more cost-effective way to Fantomize your rig, Roland has the perfect synth for you. Meet the Fantom-Xa — a multifaceted sampling workstation with an affordable price tag! The Fantom-Xa includes many of the most popular features from the top-of-the-line Fantom, including 128-voice polyphony, Skip Back Sampling, a high-resolution built-in sequencer, realtime audio time-stretching, COSM® modeling effects, mastering processing, USB port, WAV/AIF compatibility, D Beam control, SRX expansion, and more!

* Advanced sampling workstation with a 61-note keyboard, 128 voices, high-resolution sequencer, and affordable price
* Seamless integration of audio and MIDI using ROM waves and sampling with realtime time-stretch capability
* Skip Back Sampling — continuous sampling for easy recording, sound design, and audio rescue
* 128 new patches, plus all Fantom-S preset patches and waves onboard
* 4MB sample RAM expandable up to 516MB via DIMM
* 3 MFX processors, plus dedicated reverb, chorus, and a mastering processor
* Expandable via 1 optional SRX-Series Wave Expansion Board
* USB port for MIDI and WAV/AIF file exchange with PC or Mac
* 4 line outputs (2 stereo or 4 mono), and mic/stereo line input

Sound Generator Section
Maximum Polyphony: 128 voices (shared with the sampling section)
Parts: 16 parts
Wave Memory: 64 M bytes (16-bit linear equivalent)
Waveforms: 1,228
Preset Memory
- Patches: 768 + 256 (GM2)
- Rhythm Sets: 36 + 9 (GM2)
- Performances: 64
User Memory
- Patches: 256
- Rhythm Sets: 32
- Performances: 64
Card Memory (PC card)
- Patches: 256
- Rhythm Sets: 32
- Performances: 64
- Multi-Effects: 3 systems, 78 types
- Chorus: 3 types
- Reverb: 5 types
- Input Effects: 6 types
- Mastering Effects: 3-band compressor

Sampling Section
Data Format: 16-bit linear (File Type: .WAV/.AIFF)
Sampling Frequency:- 44.1 kHz (fixed)
Maximum Sampling Time
- mono: 47 sec. approx., stereo: 23.5 sec. approx.
- mono: 102 min. approx., stereo: 51 min. approx.
Number of Samples
- User memory: 2,000 (maximum total approximately 4 MB)
- Card memory: 7,000 (PC card)

Sequencer Section
- Phrase tracks (16 MIDI channels per track): 16
- Tempo track: 1
- Beat track: 1
- Patterns: 100
Resolution: 480 TPQN
Tempo: 5–300
Note Capacity: approx. 400,000 notes
Song Length: 9,998 measures
Recording Method: Realtime recording, Step recording