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FANTOM-6/FANTOM-7/FANTOM-8 System Program ( Ver.2.01 )


*中国大陆地区暂不对Roland Cloud提供相关支持。
*温馨提示: 升级后无法降级。

HOW TO KNOW THE VERSION
Before you start, check the system program version of your FANTOM-6 / FANTOM-7 / FANTOM-8.
  1. Press [ MENU ] to invoke the MENU screen.
  2. Touch < SYSTEM >.
  3. Turn the [ E1 ] FUNCTION knob to select INFO.
    The display changes to the INFO screen and the version information is shown.
* If this shows the latest version, there's no need to update your FANTOM-6 / FANTOM-7 / FANTOM-8.

UPDATE HISTORY
[ Ver.2.01 ] NOV 2020
[ Bug Fixes ]
The following bugs were fixed.
  • When an SMF is imported into PATTERN, some MIDI messages are not read in correctly.
  • System lockup sometimes occurs in performances when the level is changed frequently using the slider during realtime recording (Real Time REC).
  • When no EXZ title or user sample has been used in the past, importing a sample results in an error.
  • "Partial Phrase Lock" parameter is not displayed.

[ Ver.2.00 ] SEP 2020
Please refer to the "FANTOM Version 2.00 Supplementary Manual" for detailed information in the [ Owner's Manuals ].

[ Additional Functions ]
  • KEYBOARD SAMPLE / MULTISAMPLE functions are provided.
  • A MICROSCOPE EDIT function has been added to the sequencer.
  • An AUTOMATION function has been added to PIANO ROLL EDIT.
  • A MARKER function has been added to SCENE CHAIN.
  • A SWAP function has been added to SCENE CHAIN.
  • TFX has been added to MAIN BUS.
  • Input MFX has been added to AUDIO IN.
  • A ZONE OUT ASSIGN screen has been added.
  • A WALLPAPER function has been added.
[ Functionality Improvements ]
  • A display function for the LIST screen has been added to SCENE CHAIN.
  • COPY, SWAP, and INT functions for SET have been added to SCENE CHAIN.
  • ZOOM EDIT is now selectable for MFX, IFX, and TFX.
  • ZOOM EDIT is now selectable for DRUM KIT EDIT.
  • Five types of ASSIGN parameters have been added to the S1 through S3 buttons.
  • ADVANCED has been added to ZONE INT/EXT CONTROL.
  • Transpose settings for each respective ZONE have been added.
  • KBD SAMPLE is now also selectable in FACTORY RESET, BACKUP, and RESTORE operations.
[ Bug Fix ]
The following bug was fixed.
  • In SCENE CHAIN, information fails to be displayed correctly when a SCENE is deleted from a SET.

[ Ver.1.60 ] MAY 2020
Please refer to the "FANTOM Version 1.60 Supplementary Manual" for detailed information in the [ Owner's Manuals ].

Support for Sound Content Distributed Via Roland Cloud(中国大陆地区暂不提供相关支持)
Installation of Sound Pack and Wave Expansion distributed through Roland Cloud is supported.
* Sound Pack and Wave Expansion are sound content usable on products equipped with the ZEN-Core Synthesis System.

[ Additional Functions ]
  • Roland Cloud is now supported.
  • ZEN-Core SCENE IMPORT and EXPORT functions are provided.
  • SuperNATURAL Acoustic Piano/Electric Piano expansion sounds (EXSN01 and EXSN02) are now supported.
  • An LED Brightness function has been provided.
  • A Zone Sw Indicator function has been provided.
[ Functionality Improvements ]
  • SCENE DOWN/UP and DEC/INC have been added to the functions assignable to the [S1] [S2] [S3] buttons.
  • A Wave Tempo Sync parameter has been added to TONE.
  • An Encoder Speed function has been added.
  • The PANIC function has been improved. Stopping Samples is also carried out.
    PANIC function: Pressing the [SHIFT] + [EXIT] buttons transmits an All Note Off message to all parts.
[ Bug Fixes ]
The following bugs were fixed.
  • Searching for a SCENE corrupts the display in the PAD MODE window.
  • Sound is prone to drop-out during ARPEGGIO playback.

[ Ver.1.51 ] MAR 2020
[ Bug Fixes ]
The following bugs were fixed.
  • When using Master Key Shift, the pitch of SuperNATURAL Acoustic sounds fails to be set correctly.
  • With certain Scene settings, the unit sometimes fails to start correctly.

[ Ver.1.50 ] JAN 2020
Please refer to the "FANTOM Version 1.50 Supplementary Manual" for detailed information in the [ Owner's Manuals ].
[ Additional Functions ]
  • ZEN-Core TONE IMPORT and EXPORT functions are provided.
  • SuperNATURAL Acoustic Strings and Brass are provided in the sound source.
  • VOCODER is provided in Input FX.
  • A TONE Raiting function is provided.
  • A TONE text search function and Rating search function are provided.
  • Pattern and Variation Play functions are provided in PAD MODE.
  • A Remote Keyboard Switch function is provided.
  • An LCD Brightness function is provided.
  • A USB Memory Unmount function has been added.
  • AIRA LINK is supported.
[ Functionality Improvements ]
  • In Piano Roll Edit, it is now possible to select, copy, and work with multiple events in other ways.
  • In the V-Piano Technology sound engine, Coarse Tune, Fine Tune, and Octave Shift can now be carried out.

[ Ver.1.11 ] DEC 2019
[ Additional Function ]
  • Batch installation and uninstallation of multiple added tones is now supported.
[ Functionality Improvements ]
  • The sequencer's PATTERN screen was revised.
  • The pattern-creation conditions at the Piano Roll screen display were revised.
[ Bug Fixes ]
The following bugs were fixed.
  • Tone saving
  • ZONE EQ operations at the MIXER screen
  • Pad sample play immediately after startup
  • Normalizing of lengthy samples

[ Ver.1.10 ] OCT 2019
Please refer to the "FANTOM Version 1.10 Supplementary Manual" for detailed information in the [ Owner's Manuals ].
[ Additional Functions ]
  • A TONE addition function (EXPANSION) was provided.
  • A PATTERN-EDITING function using the piano roll was added.
  • A SCENE search function was added.
  • "ZONE assign" and "PLAYBACK level" functions for the sample pads were added.
  • A NOISE SUPPRESSOR function was added to the analog filter.
  • A function for setting the timing of pattern switching was added.
  • A copy function for TR-REC was added.
  • A Playback/Stop function for TARGET PATTERNS was added.
  • A Normalize Function for Sample Editing was added.
  • An End-Point preview function for WAVE editing was added.
  • ZEN-Core and System parameters were added.
[ Functionality Improvements ]
  • Recording at high-resolution velocity during pattern recording is now supported.
  • The list view displayed when a Tone Name or the like is double-tapped has been improved.
  • The operation of the TONE CATEGORY buttons at the SCENE SELECT screen has been improved.
[ Bug Fixes ]
The following bugs were fixed.
  • Operation of the TONE CATEGORY buttons
  • Knob operation with enable of "Transmit Edit Data"
  • Problems when importing a Standard MIDI file
  • Functioning at the time of slider operation

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO UPDATE
  • FANTOM-6 / FANTOM-7 / FANTOM-8
  • USB Memory
    * The USB Memory need to be formatted on a FANTOM-6 / FANTOM-7 / FANTOM-8.

GETTING THE UPDATE FILE
Please open/extract the downloaded "fantom678_sys_v201.zip" file on your computer to get the update file in the "fantom678_sys_v201" folder.

PROCEDURE FOR THE UPDATE
Caution
  • You must not rename the extracted files.
  • Never turn off the FANTOM-6 / FANTOM-7 / FANTOM-8's power while the update is in progress.
Creating the Update USB Memory
  1. Copy all files inside the "fantom678_sys_v201" folder to the USB flash memory's root directory (the level displayed immediately after opening the device).

Update Procedure
  1. Connect the USB Memory to the USB MEMORY port.
  2. Hold down the [ WRITE ] button and turn on the power.
    The message "preparing for update..." appears at the top of the display, and the initial update starts.
    * Continue to hold down the [ WRITE ] button until "preparing for update..." appears on the display.
    * The update operation takes about 2 minutes.
  3. After confirming that the message "Update (board1) End..." has been displayed, detach the USB flash memory without turning off the power.
    * Do not turn off the power.
  4. Connect the USB flash memory to any one of the EXT DEVICE jacks (1, 2, or 3).
    The message "Running Update..." appears at the bottom of the display, and the update starts again.
    * The update requires about 5 minutes.
  5. After confirming that the message "Update (board2) End..." has been displayed, turn off the power.
    Detach the USB Memory from the FANTOM-6 / FANTOM-7 / FANTOM-8.

    This completes the update operation. The new system program runs at the next startup.
    Follow the procedure for verifying the version to verify that the version has been updated.

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