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Which lenses do and don’t work, and why?

Revolva PL, PL-S and RF/PL are compatible with most modern PL lenses. Revolva EF and RF/EF are compatible with any standard EF lens.
Only PL lenses which have a very deep rear element projection cause trouble. This includes some common vintage lenses such as Panchros, B-speeds, and others of similar optical design.
Lenses with rear projection up to ~21mm behind the flange are safe.
Rear projections of ~21mm to ~23mm fit, but are in the ‘No Swap’ zone.
‘No Swap’ means the Revolva cartridge must not be swapped without removing the lens.
Note that lenses of this type tend often to be less than ideal on digital systems due to the acute angle of light striking the sensor.
To check safe lens fitment a simple tool is provided.
The tool is available separately for a nominal charge, refundable against a Revolva purchase.
Category: Compatibility FAQ