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Smith Lens Tint Guide & Highlights

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Lens Tint Guide - Clear

The ideal lens for night-time use.

VLT = 84%

Lens Tint Guide - Yellow

A vibrant lens tint that brightens terrain while increasing contrast and definition in extremely flat and low light conditions. 100% protection from harmful UVA/ B/ C rays.

VLT = 68%

Lens Tint Guide - Sensor Mirror

Light rose base lens tint with a multi-layer gold sensor mirror enhances color definition and increases depth perception in varying levels of low-light conditions.

VLT = 70%

Lens Tint Guide - Blue Sensor Mirror

Light rose base lens tint with a multi-layer blue sensor mirror maximizes color definition and increases depth perception in varying levels of flat light conditions.

VLT = 70%

Lens Tint Guide - Red Sensor Mirror

Light rose base lens with a multi-layer red sensor mirror maximizes color definition and increases depth perception in varying levels of flat light conditions.

VLT = 60%

Lens Tint Guide - RC36

Universal lens tint combines rose and copper base tints. Improves depth perception, increases contrast and cuts glare in all conditions.

VLT = 36%

Lens Tint Guide - Ignitor Mirror

Proprietary universal lens tint designed to reduce eye fatigue while enhancing contrast and depth perception in all conditions. A versatile lens tint designed to be used all season long.

VLT = 35%

Lens Tint Guide - Polarized Rose Copper

Polarized rose copper lens tint provides the truest color, object definition and glare reduction. Designed to filter out visual noise, eye fatigue in very bright, sunny conditions.

VLT = 25%

Lens Tint Guide - Platinum Mirror

Rose base lens tint increases depth perception in very sunny to partly cloudy conditions. Platinum mirror coating provides increased glare protection.

VLT = 25%

Lens Tint Guide - Photochromic Red Sensor Mirror

Combining Smith's proprietary Red Sensor mirror outer lens with a revolutionary, new visible-light activated photochromic inner lens for all day riding in varying light conditions.

VLT = 20 - 50%

Lens Tint Guide - Red Sol-X Mirror

Dark sienna brown, Sol-X base lens tint with a multi-layer red mirror cuts glare and reduces eye fatigue in bright, sunny conditions.

VLT = 17%

Lens Tint Guide - Green Sol-X Mirror

Dark sienna brown, Sol-X base lens tint with a multi-layer green mirror cuts glare and reduces eye fatigue in bright, sunny conditions.

VLT = 15%

Lens Tint Guide - Blackout

Dark gray base lens tint cuts glare and reduces eye fatigue in bright, sunny conditions.

VLT = 10%

Lens Tint Guide - Gold Sol-X Mirror

Dark sienna brown, Sol-X base lens tint with a multi-layer gold mirror cuts glare and reduces eye fatigue in sunny conditions.

VLT = 7%

'We Make Great Days Better'

For nearly 50 years Smith Optics has been forged with a passion for the outdoors. From Dr. Bob's first sealed thermal goggle lens in 1965, to the superior optics of Techlite lenses with Taper Lens Technology (TLT), Smith Optics is dedicated to prove 'We Make the Great Days Better.'

Ultimate Integration

Your Smith helmet and goggle are designed as a seamless, functionally integrated system. AirEvac technology keeps air flowing through products designed to protect your gray matter, deliver crisp optics, and provide a perfectly controlled climate. No matter the conditions, Smith has you covered.

Aerocore Helmets

Smith's objective and design philosophy behind AEROCORE™ construction is to increase airflow, improve temperature regulation resulting in fog-free vision and improve impact resistance. The objective was achieved through the combination of materials such as EPS and Koroyd ®, a revolutionary new material that absorbs more energy upon impact when compared to international standards, while increasing airflow. AEROCORE™ construction through the use of Koroyd ® and EPS allows for more vents to be placed throughout the helmet without sacrificing protection and comfort.
About Smith Optics
Smith Optics was founded in the early 1960s by Bob Smith, a hard-charging skier with a problem—his goggles kept fogging up. An orthodontist by trade, he put his skills to work and created the first goggle with sealed double lens and breathable, ventilating foam lining. Since this beginning, Smith has continued to lead the industry with not only innovative technology, but with cutting-edge style; its mission, in its own words, is to “make great days better.”

Smith’s factory in Clearfield, Utah, focuses on three product lines: sunglasses, goggles, and helmets. Smith sunglasses combine leading technology with the latest fashion to create the ultimate eyewear. Lens materials range from Techlite polarized glass, the lightest-weight glass on the market, to Carbonic TLT, the most impact-resistant, optically correct polycarbonate.

All Smith lenses feature a multi-layer lens construction, and many also include built-in polarization that filters out 99% of glare off reflective surfaces. Polarchromic sunglasses combine this polarization with UV sensitivity that enables them to automatically adjust its tint in response to changing light conditions. Smith’s ChromaPop technology offers the ultimate color definition—after you Pop, you’ll never go back.

Smith’s innovations extend to its frames, too, in both materials and design. Smith’s groundbreaking Pivlock and Interlock interchangeable technology allow for easy lens swaps for different settings and conditions. Its Evolve frames are 53% bio-based, made in part from easily renewable castor plants. Other frame materials include light and flexible Grilamid nylon, rich handcrafted acetate, and lightweight, durable metals.

Smith’s goggles for snow and moto sports offer different levels of performance to meet all needs and budgets. Leading the way is Smith’s growing I/O line of goggles with interchangeable lenses that offer the ultimate in flexibility. Polarchromic technology accommodates changing conditions over the course of a day or a week, from stormy mornings to sunny bluebird afternoons. As in its sunglasses, Smith’s goggles offer exceptional distortion-free optics and reliable impact resistance.

True to its roots, Smith’s goggles continue to emphasize fog-free vision. Whether utilizing impeccably designed ventilation or battery-powered Turbo fans to clear moisture, Smith goggles enable you to see clearly no matter how hard you’re working. The ventilation systems are enhanced by innovative tech like the Fog-x lens treatment that's etched into the lens, so it won't wear off like other anti-fog coatings.

First and foremost, Smith ski and snowboard helmets are designed with safely in mind. But as might be expected, the helmet-goggle interface is also a significant focus. Helmets are designed to match curve of a goggle frame, which allows precise alignment with ventilation channels in goggle and helmet. And for those who like to rock out when they’re making turns, Smith offers the latest in audio options from Skullcandy. These days you’ll see Smith helmets on bikers, too. Its cutting-edge, award-winning Forefront mountain bike helmet uses Aerocore construction and Koroyd to create one of the lightest, most protective helmets on the market.
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