Press Release

For Immediate Release

Rebecca Eaddy
Marketing Communications Manager
Roland Corporation U.S.
(323) 890-3718



New Version 1.10 Enhances Functionality of Flagship Workstation

Los Angeles, CA, June 20, 2008—Roland is pleased to announce the release of v1.10 system upgrade for the Fantom-G series workstations, adding powerful multi-sampling capability, a new “Favorite Play” screen, a BPM calculator function for samples, and new enhancements to Single, Live and Song modes.

The Fantom-G series has redefined the boundaries of playability and creativity with its advanced sound engine, revolutionary ARX SuperNATURAL expansion bay, jumbo-sized color LCD, powerful new audio/MIDI recorder, and first-class 88-note Ivory Feel (Fantom-G8) and synth-action (Fantom-G7 and Fantom-G6) keys.

The release of v1.10 adds a number of new features to the Fantom-G operating system:

  • Powerful multi-sampling feature added to Patch Edit for assigning different samples to each key
  • BPM calculator function for instantly determining the tempo of sample phrases
  • New “Favorite Play” screen added to the Favorites mode
  • New Undo and Record Cancel functions added to Song Mode
  • New shortcuts added to Single, Effects and Song Modes
  • Updated Input Settings screen combines input effects and level metering in one screen
  • Other features and general system improvements

“This new update expands the realm of creative possibilities, and enables players to access the advanced features of the Fantom-G more quickly and easily,” explains Vince LaDuca, Product Marketing Manager for the Synths & Technology Division, “The quality and breadth of the enhanced features in v1.10 demonstrates Roland’s continuing commitment to making the Fantom-G series the best possible workstation for our customers.”


To download Fantom-G6/G7/G8 System Upgrade v1.10, click here.

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