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PL mount Tair-3 300mm f/4.5 SLR Arri Aaton Red Blackmagic vintage shooting

PL mount Tair-3 300mm f/4.5 SLR Arri Aaton Red Blackmagic vintage shooting

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Model: Tair-3

Country/Region of Manufacture: Russian Federation

Compatible Brand: Aaton,Red,Blackmagic,For Arri,For Canon

Focal Length: 300mm

Maximum Aperture: f/4.5

Series: Tair

Type: SLR,High Quality,Macro/Close Up,Standard,Telephoto

Year Manufactured: 1955-2005

Exterior Material: Brass

MPN: Does Not Apply

Manufacturer country: USSR

Camera Type: SLR 35mm

Focus Type: Manual

Brand: TAIR

Mount: Arri PL Mount

PL mount Tair-3 300mm f/4.5 telephoto lens

An Arri PL mount was attached to the lens like ARRI, Aaton, Red, Blackmagic and other cameras with PL mount.

Very good choice for excellent vintage video shooting. It has popular retro, low contrast, slightly de-saturated look.

The Tair-3 300mm f/4.5 is a fast telephoto prime lens for 35 mm SLR cameras with M39 and M42 screw mounts.

It was recommended for all types of filming; it was noted that it is especially valuable when shooting, requiring special clarity of all image details.

In 1958 at the World's Fair in Brussels the set of lenses, the Tair-3 300 mm f/ 4.5 being a part of it, was awarded the Grand Prix. The fact was reflected in the form of a commemorative inscription on the frame of earlier Tair lenses.

Tair-3 300mm F4.5 is a perfect example of such lens, producing a very attractive compressed/layered/3D look with effortless shallow depth of field, even when shooting very distant objects. Thanks to the 16 aperture blades, bokeh is always perfectly circular and very smooth too! Being a Russian M42 prime, it also has that popular retro, low contrast, slightly de-saturated look, found on other Russian primes like MIR-20, MIR-1, Helios 44, Jupiter-9, Tiar-11, etc, therefore it’s goes nicely as part of a Russian M42 Set.


  • Popular, vintage character
  • Very affordable
  • Easily adaptable to almost any camera
  • Step-less aperture adjustment
  • Solid construction
  • Integrated lens support
Resolution (0mm/10mm/20mm): 45/43/38 lines/mm.
Resolution according to specifications (center/edge): 36/30 lines/mm.
Light transmittance: 0.80
Angle of view: 8°
Frame size: 24×36 mm
Front top focal length: -371.67 mm
Rear top focal length: 142.34mm
Distance from first to last surface: 145.4 mm
Number of lenses/groups: 3/3
Working length: 45.2 mm; 45.5 mm
Aperture scale limits: 1:4.5–1:22
Number of aperture blades: 16
Near focus limit: 3 m


Usual shipping time (with tracking) to EU 7-17 days, USA and Canada   9-35 days, other world   12-45 days. In very rare cases it may be due to customs issues or holiday delays.

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. 

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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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