Studio 2166 and The Alcove

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Studio 2166 is a film and recording studio built for digital content creation and learning activities. You can attend our regular Studio 2166 workshops or reserve time to work on your own projects. Fairfield City Open Libraries offers this creative facility free to members, small businesses, and the public. Whether you’re producing music, working on a podcast, or using the space for photography, there is a variety of equipment available. 

Key features include:

Green screen area

  • Green Wall
  • Black Curtain

Audio Booth

  • Audio Production Booth
  • Sound Booth

Sound Studio

  • Mac Studios
  • Dual Screen Setup

Equipment and Software

Photography & Videography

  • Canon 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera
  • Canon 1500D DSLR Camera
  • Canon XA30 Camcorder
  • Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens
  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Prime Lens
  • Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III Lens
  • Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 Kit Lens
  • Manfrotto MK290XTA3 290 Tripods
  • Manfrotto MK190X3 190 Tripod
  • Metz MecaStudio BL-400 Softbox Lighting
  • Yongnuo YN160 II Small & Medium Video Lights



Mac Studios:

  • Apple M1 Max Chip
  • 10-Core CPU
  • 24-Core GPU
  • 64GB RAM
  • 2TB SSD
  • Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, Audition, Premiere Pro, AfterEffects, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Ableton Live
  • ProTools 11
  • GarageBand



  • Squier Stratocaster Electric Guitar
  • Squier Precision Bass Guitar
  • Monterey Steel String Guitar
  • Yamaha Nylon String Guitar
  • Fender Rumble Bass Amplifier
  • Squier Frontman 10G Guitar Amplifier
  • Yamaha MG10 Mixing Console
  • Alto ZMX52 5-Channel Mixer
  • Novation MiniKey MK3 Keyboards
  • Serato Pioneer DJ Controller
  • Roland FP-30X Digital Piano



  • Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Audio Recorder
  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Audio Recorder
  • Focusrite Clarett++ 4 Pre Audio Recorder
  • Zoom H6 Portable Audio Recorder
  • Rode NT-USB Condenser Microphones
  • Rode Pod Dynamic Microphones
  • Lavalier GO Lapel Microphones
  • Rode Wireless GO II
  • Shure SM57/SM58 Dynamic Microphones
  • Rode NTG-2 Condenser Microphones
  • Rode VideoMic Pro+ Condenser Microphone


Please bring a USB or storage device to your session as files will not be stored on the computers. 

For Studio 2166 bookings, please send your request to

Not sure where to start? Programs run regularly in the Studio 2166 facility that teach you how to use equipment and learn new digital skills.
Book online and start your creative projects today.  

Studio 2166 Programs

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You supply the talent, we supply the stage!
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Studio2166 cabinet with all the instruments on display


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