Fantom-Xa

Updates & Drivers

  • Fantom-XA System Update Version 1.05

    This is the latest operating system for the Fantom-XA. Please read the readme.pdf document for the update procedure.


    This update resolves USB Storage related issues. This update also resolves a timing issue within the sequencer.


    NOTE: The update files that you download and save to your computer from the link above are enclosed in a

    compressed zip file. These files will need to be extracted from the zip file before you can burn them to a CD.
    You can do this by using the WinZip application on your PC running Windows XP, or by using Stuffit Expander on your

    Macintosh (needed for OS 10.2.x or below). If you're using Mac OS X 10.3.x or above, then you will not need Stuffit

    Expander.



    When you double-click on the downloaded file that you saved to your computer, WinZip or Stuffit Expander should startup

    automatically. If you do not have WinZip (PC) or Stuffit Expander (Mac) installed, then you must download it, install

    it, and extract/unzip the update files folder before you can complete the update procedure.



    You can get WinZip from the following link:http://winzip.com



    You can get Stuffit Expander from the following link:
    href=http://www.stuffit.com/mac/expander/>http://www.stuffit.com/mac/expander/

  • Fantom-X Driver Version 1.0.0 for Windows Vista 64-bit Edition

    This is the Fantom-X6/X7/X8 driver for Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Vista(TM) 64-bit Operating Systems.

  • Fantom-X Driver Version 1.0.0 for Windows Vista 32-bit Edition

    For Product(s): Fantom-X6 / Fantom-X6 Audio Track Expansion / Fantom-X7 / Fantom-X7 Audio Track Expansion / Fantom-X8 / Fantom-X8 Audio Track Expansion / Fantom-XR / Fantom-XR Sample Tools Expansion

  • Fantom-X USB Drivers (PC)
  • Fantom-X Series USB Driver v1.0 for Mac OS 10.6

    This is the USB driver for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard).

  • Fantom-X Series USB Driver v1.20 for Mac OS 10.5 and Earlier

    This is the USB driver for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and earlier.

  • Fantom-X USB Drivers (MAC Classic)

    Use this driver for Macs running OS 8.x and 9.x.

  • Fantom-X Editor Version 1.53 (PC)

    Fantom-X Editor/Librarian for Fantom-XA and Fantom-X6,7,8,XR running version 1.
    Version 1.53 of the editor adds compatibility for the SRX-12 Expansion Board.

  • SRX-03 Refill Patches for Fantom-X/S

    Originally, this is intended for Fantom-S Series, however it can be convert loaded to Fantom-X Series by means of Fantom-X Editor software. Please refer to "readme" documents for further details.

    For Product(s): Fantom-X6 / Fantom-X7 / Fantom-X8 / Fantom-XR / Fantom-Xa / SRX-03 / Fantom-S / Fantom-S88

  • SRX-04 Refill Patches for Fantom-X/S

    Originally, this is intended for Fantom-S Series, however it can be convert loaded to Fantom-X Series by means of Fantom-X Editor software. Please refer to "readme" documents for further details.

    For Product(s): Fantom-X6 / Fantom-X7 / Fantom-X8 / Fantom-XR / Fantom-Xa / SRX-04 / Fantom-S / Fantom-S88

  • Clean-All USB Driver Utility

    This utility clears out all Roland USB Windows drivers and should be used if you are having difficulty installing your USB driver.

    Note: You will have to reinstall the drivers for any other Roland device that is using a USB connection for Audio or MIDI.

  • Fantom-X Editor Version 1.53 (MAC)

    Fantom-X Editor/Librarian for Fantom-XA and Fantom-X6,7,8,XR running version 1.
    Version 1.53 adds compatibility with the SRX-12 Expansion Card.

Owner's Manuals

Support Documents

  • Fantom-Xa Workshop Series 01: Exploring the Fantom-Xa

    This booklet is for the new Fantom-Xa owner, and provides an introduction to some of the Fantom-Xa's most exciting features.

  • Fantom-Xa Workshop Series 02: Speed Sequencing

    Did you know you can record an entire arrangement on the Fantom-Xa without stopping? This booklet explains how.

  • Fantom-Xa Workshop Series 03: Working with Standard MIDI Files

    For the working musician, Standard MIDI Files (SMFs) provide a great way to quickly get a set list together. For the hobbyist, they can provide lots of fun. This booklet explains how to load, play, and customize Standard MIDI Files on the Fantom-Xa.

  • Fantom-Xa Workshop Series 04: Live Audio Inputs

    If you're singing or playing along with the Fantom-Xa's sequencer onstage, why not tap into its killer effects by plugging your mic—or a guitar—into its audio input jacks? "Live Audio Inputs" explains how to harness the power of this easily-missed feature of the Fantom-Xa.

  • Fantom-Xa Workshop Series 05: Sequencing with Rhythms

    The Fantom-Xa’s built-in rhythms can provide great-sounding, professional-quality drumming for songs you record in the Fantom-Xa’s 16-track sequencer. This booklet explains how to add rhythms to a song.

  • Fantom-Xa Workshop Series 06: Importing and Using Loops

    This booklet teaches you how to import sampled loops into the Fantom-Xa, how to play them, and how to work them into songs. You’ll also learn how easy it is to stretch or shrink a loop’s tempo once it’s inside the Fantom-Xa.

  • Sampler Compatibility Guide

    Check this PDF document for compatible drives and RAM.

  • InFocus 02: Roland’s Librarian Software

    If you’re the kind of person who digs into your Roland/BOSS gear, odds are you go way beyond factory patches and settings. It’s for users like you that we include a computer-based Librarian application for backing up and organizing your data. This booklet explains the Roland/BOSS Librarian.