a.v. studio

Record and produce music, videos and more!

meet our a.v. technology

Our A.V. Studio is equipped with basic audio recording and film equipment to get started with production. Invest some time learning how to use the space and start creating!


Audio recording equipment includes:

  • A&H SQ-6 Digital Mixer
  • Studio Monitors
  • Condenser and dynamic microphones
  • Handheld instrument mics
  • Lavalier mic
  • Cardioid mics
  • Mic stands
  • Headphone amplifiers
  • Cabling
  • PreSonus AudioBox USB
  • Radial ProDI Passive DI Mono, Stereo and A.V. DI
  • Furman CN-2400S Power Sequencer
  • Acoustic Paneling and Folding Portable Partitions
  • And more!

Check out audio tutorials here.

Woman singing and playing guitar


Film equipment includes:

  • Black Magic Design ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K
  • Black Magic Design HyperDeck Studio Mini
  • 2 JVC GYLS300 4k Cam Handheld 35 mm Camcorder
  • 1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 DSLR Camera
  • Tripods
  • Beachtek DXA-MICRO PRO Active VKR Compact Adapter
  • Various camera lenses
  • SensorScope DSLR Camera Sensor Cleaning System
  • Portable wireless mic system w/ camera mount
  • Boom mics and poles
  • LED and fluorescent lighting systems
  • Backdrops in various colors (green, black, and white)
  • LED Smart TV Monitor
Back of man using video equipment


The A.V. Studio has software to help you get started with your next production project. We offer Adobe Premiere Pro for quick cutting your film project together and Studio One Artist Edition for your audio needs. We encourage patrons to use the A.V. Studio primarily for the production phase of their project and to move into our Digital Media Labs for the post-production phase.

screenshot of software editing of video

ready to get started?

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frequently asked questions

Do you offer training classes on the A.V. Studio equipment?

We have classes occurring regularly on sound equipment and video equipment training. See our events calendar to find the next class.

How can I reserve time in the A.V. Studio?

To make a reservation for the A/V Studio, please click here.

Prior to making a reservation, please read our usage guidelines.

How long are the reservation times in the A.V. Studio?

The A.V. Studio can be reserved in two-hour blocks of time for up to six consecutive hours, and no more than twelve hours per week. If patrons are more than 10 minutes late for any reservation, the reservation is forfeit, and the equipment will be made available to other patrons upon request.

Do I need a library card to use the A.V. Studio?

Patrons must present both a library card and a state-issued ID when they arrive for their reservation time. Not a library cardholder yet? You can get a card here!

What should I expect when I make a reservation?
First time users of the A.V. Studio with limited background in audio or video production will want to spend their first few reservations getting acquainted with our equipment. The studio is a new resource designed to help patrons grow their skills and try new things, but all learning in that space is intended to be self-directed.
How can I take my files home?

Patrons can bring either an external hard drive or SD card to save their files to depending on their project. Ignite Studio also offers external hard drives that can be checked out and taken home for a short loan period.

How old do I have to be to use the A.V. Studio?

The A.V. Studio may be reserved by patrons 16 and older for groups including patrons in grade 6 and up. Patrons in grades 5 and below must be accompanied by an adult age 18+.