We offer Canon Vixia HF R42 cameras. For more information about this specific model, see the Vixia HF R42 product manual.  

University Libraries circulates HD Camcorders and accessories to current and valid KSU Students, Faculty, and Staff for use with their instructional or personal projects.

All borrowers must present a current and valid photo id (FLASHcard or driver's license) at checkout, no exceptions.

Loan Period

All equipment is due back by 11:59pm or closing, whichever is earliest and depending on the time of year, the following business day unless checked out on Fridays or over the weekend.

Any camera checked out on Friday, Saturday or Sunday will be due that Monday by 11:59pm or closing, whichever is earlier and depending on the time of year.

Included Items & Charges

  • Camcorder
    • If not returned 5 days after the due date will be charged the actual replacement cost of the camcorder and a $25.00 Billing Charge. If the item is returned 6 days or more after the due date, a $25 Billing Charge will still be charged.
  • Power Supply Cord
    • If not returned 5 days after the due date will be charged the actual replacement cost of the camcorder and a $25.00 Billing Charge. If the item is returned 6 days or more after the due date, a $25 Billing Charge will still be charged.
  • Battery
    • If not returned 5 days after the due date will be charged the actual replacement cost of the battery and a $25.00 Billing Charge. If the item is returned 6 days or more after the due date, a $25 Billing Charge will still be charged.
  • USB Cable
    • If not returned 5 days after the due date will be charged the actual replacement cost of the USB cable and a $25.00 Billing Charge. If the item is returned 6 days or more after the due date, a $25 Billing Charge will still be charged.
  • HDMI Cable
    • If not returned 5 days after the due date will be charged the actual replacement cost of the HDMI cable and a $25.00 Billing Charge. If the item is returned 6 days or more after the due date, a $25 Billing Charge will still be charged.

Damaged Equipment

Patrons are responsible for any lost or damaged equipment and should take the time to check over the equipment at check out to verify it is in good working condition. All pieces of equipment including camcorder, power supply cord, battery, USB cable, and HDMI cable are checked out separately and charged for loss, damage and $25.00 Billing Charge separately.


Additional Resources 

Depending on your departmental or college affiliation, you may be able to check out other recording equipment from these labs:

  • Students, Faculty, and Staff in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication can check out equipment from the JMC Student Resource Lab in Franklin Hall.
  • Students, Faculty, and Staff in the College of Education can check out equipment from the Instructional Resource Center in White Hall.

Both of these labs have a wider selection of equipment for check-out, but can only be used by individuals within that department or college.

Canon Vixia HF R42

  • 1-day loan period
  • Available to any current and valid KSU Student, Faculty, and Staff
  • Includes
    • Power Supply Cord
    • Battery
    • USB Cable
    • HDMI Cable
  • Tripods are available upon request