Bass Media Equipment Checkout is an initiative co-run by the Student Technology Collaborative, and Bass Library. We invite Yale students, faculty, and staff to borrow cameras, audio equipment, laptops, and more for use in curricular or personal projects at no cost. Equipment must be picked up or dropped off while the Bass Library Services Desk is open; hours can be found here.



In this kit:
-Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera
-2 Batteries and charger
-Canon RF 24-50mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens
-SD Card and adapter
-USB-C cable
-Lens adapter EF - EOS R (This camera can use EF Lens from BMEC's library when used with this adapter)
-Camera Bag

Full-frame mirrorless camera. 24.2MP Full-Frame Sensor and DIGIC X Processing; Using the full width of the sensor, 6K oversampled UHD 4K 60p video recording is supported as is Full HD 1080 180p for slow motion playback.

EOS R8 has a USB-C port (cable included), a micro-HDMI port (cable included), microphone input, and a headphone jack for monitoring sound.

Wifi & Bluetooth are enabled, letting you access the free Canon Camera Connect app while borrowing this camera.

Full User Manual, and the Quick Start Guide, can be found here:


Late Fee


Replacement Fee


Max. Per User


Max. Checkout Length

4 days

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