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New Roland range

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New Roland range #5902
Recieved an Email today from Roland UK with videos showing their new range of keyboards.
They are called the Fantom series with a choice of 61,76 or88 keys.Unfortunately they are not arranger keyboards
but synthesizers.They do state they are the best keyboard they`ve ever made.
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New Roland range #5903
This is a good sign since most folks thought that Roland was finished with high-end arrangers and workstations alike. Hopefully, it is a sign that they will do at least a MOTL arranger (with a 7 inch touch screen) in the near future and some of the features on this new Fantom will "trickle down."
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New Roland range #5904
Maybe it’s the Trump trade war coming to bite us in the backside, but $3200 street for a 61 seems like a hell of a jump in price.

$3700 street for the 76... I seem to remember the previous generation Fantom close to a grand less. Am I wrong?

To be honest, I don’t think anyone in the WS using world was thinking Roland had abandoned the TOTL WS market. The Fantom and the Jupiter have been solid performers against Yamaha and Korg and no one that I read was writing them off at all.

The arranger market, OTOH shows all the signs of having been abandoned. Who knows, maybe Roland have an ace up their sleeve, but unless full scale production resumes in even the MOTL sector, let alone the TOTL PA4X/Genos sector, I honestly doubt the little EA7 is going to be able to support an entire division’s needed R&D...

Roland’s decision to move from Italy and offshore has pretty much killed the arranger division.

Prove me wrong, Roland! :evil:
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New Roland range #5906
Just for comparison, the list price for the FantomG 61 was US$2999. List for the new Fantom-6 is US$4,299.99

Yikes! :woohoo: :ohmy:
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New Roland range #6251
I'm only very suprised about the incridible new OS and UI on this new fantom.
It's absolute on a total new fantistic level
All those years we are complaining mostly about the lack of there OS on our instruments.

And now i'm speak-less about what the have create See the demo's and revieuws guys

If the ever will make a arranger-workstation out of this fantom..... i'm hopefull
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