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TitleUsing the Fantom-X live
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Table of Contents
                            Contents
Using the Fantom-X live
	The basics of using the Fantom-X live
		What is a Patch?
		What is Patch mode?
			What is Performance mode?
		Saving the settings you create
Playing the keyboard
	Selecting and playing sounds
		Selecting a sound (Patch Mode)
			Adjusting the keyboard touch
			Shifting the octave
	Selecting sounds by category
		Selecting a sound
	Playing two or more sounds simultaneously (Layers)
		Select a Performance, and use Parts 1 and 2
		Select Patches
		Specify the Key ranges in which the bell will sound
		Adjusting the volume balance of the piano and bell
	Playing separate sounds with left and right hands (Splits)
		Select a Performance, and use Parts 1 and 2
		Select Patches
		Specify the key ranges in which the piano and bass will sound
		Adjust the volume balance of the piano and bass
	Play an arpeggio by holding down a chord
		Changing the arpeggio style
		Adding other changes to the phrase
		Matching the tempo of a background performance (Tap Tempo)
	Playing a phrase with a single finger
		Using a sequencer phrase (the RPS function)
		Using a sampled sound or a sound imported from CD-ROM
		Matching the tempo of a background performance (Tap Tempo)
	Playing a chord with a single finger
		Changing the assigned chord
		Producing guitar strums (Rolled Chord Function)
	Playing sampled sounds
	Tips for sampling the external input
	Playing sounds you’ve imported from a CD-ROM
Using the pads
	Selecting and playing sounds
		Selecting sounds
			Adjusting the touch sensitivity of the pads
			Fixing the volume of the pads
			Using the pads to play pitched instrumental sounds
	Playing rhythm phrases
		Using the Rhythm Pattern function to create phrases
			Switching to a different style
		Using an original pattern
		Using a sampled sound or a sound imported from CD-ROM
		Matching the tempo of a background performance (Tap Tempo)
	Using the pads to play sampled sounds
	Using the pads to play sounds imported from CD-ROM
Using the knobs
	Modifying the sound while you play
	Changing the way that the Arpeggio sounds
	Using the knobs to control an assigned function
	Using the knobs to control multi-effects
	Adjusting the volume balance
Using the D Beam
	Playing a solo from the D Beam
		To change the sound to your taste
	Using the D Beam to play sounds
		Changing the sound
	Modifying the sound
		Changing the aspects of the sound that are controlled
Effects
	Using effects
		Using effects with a patch
		Using effects with a performance
		Adjust the reverberation (Reverb)
		Adding spaciousness and depth (Chorus, Delay)
		Using the multi-effect
		What is a mastering effect?
		What are input effects?
		Using the effect switch
Going further practical applications
	Making a piano sound harder or softer
		Tip 1: Adjust the reverb (Reverb)
		Tip 2: Adjust the decay after the key is released (Release)
		Tip 3: Adjust the brightness of the sound
		Tip 4. Use the MFX equalizer
	Making a strings sound sharper or softer
		Tip 1: Adjust the attack
		Tip 2: Adjust the release
		Tip 3: Adjust the cutoff
	Making lead instruments stand out
		Tip 1: Use the MFX equalizer and spectrum
		Tip 2: Use the MFX amp/speaker simulator
		Tip 3: Use the MFX compressor
	Creating a distinctively synth-like sound
		Tip 1: Cutoff and resonance
		Tip 2: Turn the knobs while you play
	Adding the distinctive depth of an electric instrument
		Tip 1: Use the MFX amp simulator
		Tip 2: Use a MFX compressor
		Tip 3: Use detune and chorus
	Playing just one component of a patch
	Creating a set of sounds for use in a live concert
Creating songs on the Fantom-X
	What is a sequencer?
		Recording the performance of one instrument on one track (Single Channel Recording)
			Viewing musical data in the Song Edit screen
			For songs, use the sound generator in Performance mode
		Recording multiple instruments on a single track (Multi Channel Recording)
			You can create a song using just one track
			What are MIDI channels?
		Some terms
	Getting ready to create a song
		Using single channel recording
		Selecting a performance
		Clearing the sequencer
	Using the internal sounds to create the rhythm
		Using the pads for real-time recording
			Selecting a rhythm set and making adjustments
			Using the pads to play rhythm patterns and record them
		Using the pads to input notes one by one
	Using the internal sounds to record bass and chords
		Selecting a sound and making adjustments
		Real-time recording from the keyboard
		Recording with the arpeggio function
		Using the keyboard to input notes one by one
	Using CD-ROM samples in your song
		Importing samples into the Fantom-X from your computer via USB cable
		Importing data via PC card
	Sampling and using a live vocal or guitar performance
		Going back in time to sample phrases
		Editing a sampled sound
	Synchronizing a sample to the sequencer tempo
		Using the Realtime Time Stretch function
			Make settings for the sample
	Using samples in audio tracks
		What is an audio track?
			Inserting a sample into an audio track
		Editing an audio track
			Moving a sample
			Copying a sample
			Deleting a sample
	Adjusting the balance of the entire song
		Mixing balance
	About mastering
		Using mastering to add the finishing touches
	Creating a CD
		Sample your completed song to a stereo audio file
		Exporting the audio file to your computer
		Use your computer to burn a CD
                        
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About the Fantom-X Handbook
This handbook explains various topics related to how you can use your Fantom-X6/X7/X8. With
easily understood, graphics-based explanations, it leads you through the basics of how to select
sounds, the procedure for creating your own songs, and how to produce a CD using your
computer.
Each section also contains references to the appropriate pages in the Owner's Manual, so you can
refer to these pages when you want to learn more about each function or feature.
We hope you will find this handbook a helpful way to begin enjoying the amazing power of the
Fantom-X6/X7/X8, and applying it to your performances and music production.

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Modifying the sound
You can vary the sound by moving your hand closer to, or further from the
sensor. You can use this to freely control anything from basic effects such as
vibrato to complex combinations that change multiple aspects of the sound.

To activate this function, press [ASSIGNABLE] so the indicator is lit. Placing your hand over the sensor
will control the sound.
fig.2-03

Hold down [SHIFT] and press [ASSIGNABLE] to access a screen that lets you specify the control
assignment.
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For more details
→ “Assignable” (p. 122) in Owner’s Manual

Procedure

Changing the aspects of the sound that are controlled

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Effects
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About the Fantom-X Handbook
This handbook explains various topics related to how you can use your Fantom-X6/X7/X8. With
easily understood, graphics-based explanations, it leads you through the basics of how to select
sounds, the procedure for creating your own songs, and how to produce a CD using your
computer.
Each section also contains references to the appropriate pages in the Owner's Manual, so you can
refer to these pages when you want to learn more about each function or feature.
We hope you will find this handbook a helpful way to begin enjoying the amazing power of the
Fantom-X6/X7/X8, and applying it to your performances and music production.

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