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Canon Vixia HF R42 Black Camcorder With Built-In WiFi - 8152B005

Abt Model: HFR42 | UPC Code: 013803211733
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Canon Vixia HF R42 Black Camcorder With Built-In WiFi - Model HFR42

You can have it all with this compact, easy-to-use camcorder with built-in Wi-Fi®. Capture your most lifelike, exciting video yet with the VIXIA HF R42 using a Genuine Canon HD Video Lens with 53x Advanced Zoom that gets the shot from almost anywhere. Your video is sharp and blur-free – even at the long end of the zoom or when you shoot while walking – thanks to the camcorder's SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization with improved Dynamic IS. Preserve precious memories with the spectacular quality of the Canon 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor, powered by the new DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor that captures more light for brighter, noise-free images even in dark scenes. Record in 1080/60p easy-to-share MP4 format (35 Mbps) and AVCHD Progressive (28 Mbps) with incredibly smooth capture of fast-moving subjects. With Dual Recording, you can even record in different formats to the internal memory and SD card at the same time! And now built-in Wi-Fi® is more convenient than ever: new Live Streaming lets you view and record live video from the camcorder on your smartphone or tablet with the free Canon CameraAccess app1; control camcorder functions, too! Share videos with friends, family and the whole world anywhere, anytime – even browse through previously shot videos on your PC without connecting a cable2. Control functions and settings with a gentle touch to the camcorder's 3.0-inch Capacitive Touch Panel LCD with its sharp, vivid display. New Baby Mode helps you track every moment of your child's development with easy settings, a dedicated Baby Album for chronological playback, stamps that chart growth and age and lots more!


  • Genuine Canon HD video lens with 53x Advanced Zoom and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization deliver an impressive range, while offering exceptionally steady video

  • Canon 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor capture videos at 1920x1080 resolution and provide exceptional imaging performance

  • Record up to 12 hours of crisp high-definition video to a 32GB internal flash drive or directly to a removable SD memory card (SDHC/SDXC compatible)

  • Built-in WiFi allows you to wirelessy share your images and video to social networking sites. Upload virtually anywhere on your iOS device with the free Canon Movie Uploader app 

  • Dual Recording allows you to simultaneously record movies in MP4 and AVCHD format

  • Live Streaming allows you to view and record live video on your Android or iOS device or even control your camcorder from a remote location with the free Canon CameraAccess app

  • 3-Inch Capacitive Touch Panel LCD offers fast, easy intuitive control right at your fingertips

  • Baby Mode selects the optimal camcorder settings for capturing your baby's daily growth with ease

  • High Capacity Battery Pack ensures extended shooting time so you never miss an important moment


  • Standard Definition or High Definition: High Definition
  • Television System: NTSC 
  • Video Recording system: AVCHD/MPEG4
  • Image Sensor: 1/4.85-inch, RGB Primary Color Filter
  • Total Pixels: Approx. 3.28 Megapixels
  • Effective Pixels
    • Video: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080) 
    • Photo: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
  • Maximum recording Time:
    • 32GB SD Memory Card in AVCHD:
      • LP (1440 x 1080) 12 hours 15 minutes 
      • FXP (1920 x 1080) 4 hours 10 minutes 
      • MXP (1920 x 1080) 2 hours 55 minutes
      • NTSC 60p (1920 x 1080) 2 hours 30 minutes
    • 32GB SD Memory Card in MP4:
      • 4Mbps (1280 x 720) 17 hours 20 minutes
      • 17Mbps (1920 x 1080) 4 hour 10 minutes
      • 24Mbps (1920 x 1080) 2 hour 55 minutes
      • 35Mbps (1920 x 1080) 2 hour 20 minutes
  • Lens
    • Zoom Ratio: 53x Advanced/32x Optical/1060x Digital 
    • Focal Length: 2.8-89.6mm
    • 35mm equivalent
      • Optical Zoom: 38.5-1232mm / Advanced Zoom Off: 38.5-1232mm / Advanced Zoom On: 32.5-1723mm
    • Zoom Speed:
      • Variable / 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds
      • Max F/Stop: f/1.8-4.5
      • *Movie mode only
    • Max. F/Stop: f/2.0 - 5.2 
  • Focusing System: TTL (Through The Lens)
  • Manual Exposure: Yes 
  • Programmed AE: Smart Auto, Manual Mode, Cinema Mode, Baby Mode 
  • Max Shutter Speed
    • Movie: 1/2000 sec. 
    • Still image: 1/500 sec.
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: Auto mode: 10mm (AF linkage: WIDE end), 1m in intermediate zoom range, approx. 50 cm at TELE end All other modes: 10mm (WIDE end), 1m across entire zooming range (from edge of lens). However, approx. 50cm at the tele macro setting established at this time (automatic movement to TELE end) 
  • White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Manual
  • Minimum Illumination: NTSC: 5 lux Low Light Mode: 0.4 lux
  • Image Stabilization:
    • Optical System (Lens-shift system):
      • Intelligent IS in Auto/Baby mode
      • Dynamic IS (default)
      • Powered IS
      • Macro IS
      • Tripod Mode
    • IS Modes other than Intelligent IS; Dynamic IS and Powered IS settings can be made manually in Manual/Cinema Mode:
      • Standard IS
      • IS Off
  • Filter Diameter: Not Supported
  • LCD Screen: 3.0-inch Capacitive Widescreen Color Touch Panel LCD (Approx. 230,000 dots)
  • Recording Media: Built-in 32 GB memory and 1 additional SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot
  • USB Terminal: mini-AB: Hi-Speed USB supported
  • Video Terminal: Composite (output)
  • Audio: AVCHD Satisfied: Dolby Digital AC3 (2 Channel) MP4 Satisfied: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2 Channel) 
  • Supplied Video Editing Software:
    • Pixela Video Browser
    • Network Utility Disc
  • HDMI Terminal: Available; Mini connector (output only)
  • Microphone Terminal: 3.5 mm diameter stereo mini-jack
  • AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal: 3.5 mm dia. 4 pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
  • Operating Temperature range: 23° to 113° F, 60% relative humidity

What's In The Box:

  • VIXIA HF R42 Camcorder
  • Battery Pack BP-718
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-110
  • USB Cable IFC-300PCU
  • Mini HDMI Cable HTC-100
  • Bundled CD-ROMs:
    • ImageBrowser EX / Image Mix / Music Data Disc

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 2.1"
  • Width: 2.2"
  • Depth: 4.6"

Approximate Weight:

  • With Battery: 10.1 oz
  • Shipping: 2 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
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Key Features
32GB Built-In Memory/ 3.0-Inch Capacitive Flat Panel LCD/ Genuine Canon HD Video Lens With 53x Advanced Zoom And SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization/ Canon 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor/ Built-In WIFI/ Intelligent IS/ Audio Scene Select/ Baby Mode/ Microphone Terminal With Manual Audio Level Control/ Black Finish
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  • Abt ships this product for free!
Storage TypeSD
LCD Screen Size (inches)3
Total Pixel Count3.28 Megapixels
Effective Pixel Count2.07 megapixels
Manual FocusingYes
Optical Zoom32x
Digital Zoom1060x
Night ModeNo
Image StabilizationYes
White BalanceAuto/Daylight/Tungsten/Manual
Built In Video LightNo
Mic InputYes
Digtial Still CameraYes
Effective Pixel Count for Still2.07 megapixels
Computer ConnectivityUSB
Included Removeable MemoryYes
Weight With Battery (pounds)0.63
Width (inches)2.2
Height (inches)2.1
Depth (inches)4.6
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
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