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Revuenon Auto Revuenon 135mm f2.8

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4 23,740 Sat February 27, 2021
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25% of reviewers $11.25 5.25
Revuenon Auto Revuenon 135mm f2.8

?1970's generic 135mm.

M42 mount - Auto & Manual switch
6 blades - f2.8 to f22
Built-in hood,
55mm diameter filter thread
Minimum focus distance = 1.5m

Very similar Hanimar 135mm f2.8 listed here.

Revuenon special 135mm f2.8 listed here.
Mount Type: M42 Screwmount
Price History:

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Registered: September, 2009
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Posts: 2,335
Lens Review Date: February 27, 2021 I can recommend this lens: No | Price: $5.00 | Rating: 5 

Pros: Cheap and Bokeh in controlled light conditions
Cons: Flare
Sharpness: 6    Aberrations: 3    Bokeh: 8    Handling: 6    Value: 7    Camera Used: Pentax K10D   

Cheapest lens I ever bought, but also the worst lens I ever used so far.

It seems to have very poor coatings so it did not work well to use outdoors on a digital camera. It produced the most extreme flares I have ever seen in a lens.

But this lens was one of the first I used when started capturing macro shots indoors with my K10D, and it gave decent results. It was soon replaced it with proper macro lenses though, and it has since long ago been stored away in a box somewhere.

Below image was captured with this lens.
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Registered: November, 2013
Posts: 8
Lens Review Date: February 25, 2020 I can recommend this lens: No | Price: $10.00 | Rating: 4 

Pros: sharp lens
Cons: many CA's
Sharpness: 6    Aberrations: 3    Bokeh: 5    Handling: 5    Value: 3    Camera Used: not usuable for aps-c   

This old lens is really not so good - I've sold it immediately.

O/+ sharpness still okay

-/O terrible CA's

O flare

no recomendation !

ps. suitable perhaps for children with an EXA I in order to lern, but not for serious shootings of an adult
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Registered: March, 2013
Posts: 7
Lens Review Date: July 11, 2014 I can recommend this lens: No | Price: $25.00 | Rating: 6 

Pros: nitidezza buona con la luce giusta
Cons: aberrazioni esagerate, soffre con luce forte
Sharpness: 7    Aberrations: 4    Bokeh: 5    Handling: 9    Value: 9    Camera Used: K5   

bought for ca 25$ dusty inside and stuck aperture, after a strong cleaning i fixed it but results are various, under a gentle light and not so far objects, it work superbly, but under sunny sky or a long distance results are very weak.

Registered: April, 2011
Location: Lost in translation ...
Posts: 18,005
Lens Review Date: January 3, 2013 I can recommend this lens: Yes | Price: $5.00 | Rating: 6 

Pros: Decent build, long throw, "short" min distance ...
Cons: Ugly bokeh
Sharpness: 7    Aberrations: 6    Bokeh: 6    Handling: 7    Value: 7   


Yet another thrift shop find in M42 ... another 135/2.8 to play around with. Had to straighten out a very bent hood (which is built-in) so cosmetically a far from perfect specimen, but optically clean. Six blade aperture and half stops from f2.8 to f 16. Shoots like a lens of its era ... just another to add to the collection and to post images on the "135mm" thread.

Below is another image and one can see the bent up hood toward the top ...

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