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3M-5A 500mm f/8 Russian Reflex Mirror Tele Lens M42 like MTO-500 ZM-5A USSR

3M-5A 500mm f/8 Russian Reflex Mirror Tele Lens M42 like MTO-500 ZM-5A USSR

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  • Model: 3M-5A MTO-500
  • Focal Length: 500mm
  • Maximum Aperture: f/8
  • Connection Type: M42
  • Focal Lengths: 500mm
  • Camera Type: SLR
  • Brand.: LZOS Lytkarino MTO
  • Product Type: Telephoto Lenses
  • Focus Type: Manual
  • Mount: M42
One of the best Soviet Russian Reflex Mirror Tele Lens MTO 3M-5A 500mm f8 M42

Well saved, no fungus, clean and clear. Generally looks and works great.

A family of Soviet photographic mirror-lens lenses, created on the basis of research, Professor Maksutov. Is the second generation mirror-lens camera lens after "MTO". IT has 4 holes for the tripod, arranged in pairs of different diameters under 90 degrees.

Important note: because the lens has a huge overrun at infinity, it can be put on any sort of camera.

The focal point is "with overrun", it is necessary that it changes to "extreme temperature changes".
45.5 mm, while not losing focus on "infinity" (for example, cameras with a Nikon F bayonet, 5 mm).

ZM-5A belongs to the super-range lens / mirror lenses. Lenses like this attract today with a huge focal length and compactness.

With adapter compatible to all modern SLR / DSLR cameras, Nikon, Canon, Sony etc.. Made in Russia, the authentic Soviet era product. 
State quality mark of the USSR. 

This 8/500 mirror telescope lens is used for any type of camera with a proper adapter to M42x1 thread and used for photographic remote objects, inaccessible parts of terrain, architectural details, sports competitions, animals and birds in general for photo hunting.

Special multilayer antireflection coatings; decrease the light dispersion; raise the contrast of a photo object.

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime Lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: M42

Features: Mirror lens


Focal length Max. Openings Min. Openings blades Min. focus (m) Filter diameter (mm) Weight (gr/oz) Length (mm / in)
500mm f / 8.0 f / 8.0 NO 4 77 1225 / 43,2 152/6


Usual shipping time (with tracking) to EU 7-25 days, USA and Canada 10-35 days, other world 15-45 days. 

This is a used item and may have traces of usage. Purchasing old/vintage/used equipment please make sure it is compatible with your new cameras, lenses etc. you are going to use it with. Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. 

Return Policy 

If you are not satisfied for any reason with any item you have purchased, you can return it within 14 days after receiving it. 
Please, make sure the item is packed and shipped it in the same condition you have received it. 
Full refund will be issued after I receive the item back. Buyers have to pay for the return shipping, except for receiving wrong or defective items. In those cases I will cover your shipping expenses (applied only for economy international shipping services).
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