Smith took the Smith MAG™ interchangeable system and integrated it with a more expansive window to the mountains- the Smith I/O Mag XL. The I/O MAG™ XL’s extra-large spherical ChromaPop™ lens enhances clarity and amplifies your experience. With OTG compatibility in mind, the I/O MAG™ XL design integrates seamlessly into helmets to provide the ultimate fit and function as a fog-free system.
Smith I/O Mag XL Goggles Features:
- Smith MAG™ interchangeable system
- Includes bright light and low light ChromaPop™ performance lenses
- Spherical carbonic-x lens
- 5X anti-fog inner lens
- TLT lens technology for crystal clear vision
- Large fit
- Responsive Fit frame design
- QuickFit strap adjustment system with clip buckle
- 3-layer DriWix face foam
- Available in Asia fit
- Helmet compatible
- Ultra-wide, silicone backed strap
- OTG & ODS3 compatible
- Includes microfiber goggle bag with replacement lens sleeve
Which lens is what?…..
Clear-Yes a clear lens for a night under the lights or when you feel like nothing else will work. 84% VLT
These are all full sun lenses for those bluebird days when there isn’t a cloud in the sky and you need that added protection from glare and the harsh light at higher elevations and Springtime days. The lower the VLT the better for glacier type conditions (6-9% VLT) or select the slightly higher VLT (12-16% VLT) for good full sun at higher elevations or Spring days.
· Sun Green Mirror – 9% VLT Category S3
· Sun Black-12% VLT Category S3
· Sun Platinum Mirror-13% VLT Category S3
· Sun Red Mirror-16% VLT Category S3
For sure you can’t be without this lens in your lens quiver. These are your go to lenses for most conditions, from a little bit of sunny to partial cloudy, beginning to middle of the day lenses. Higher elevations might like the 25% VLT while New England and Aussi winters might prefer the 36% VLT. Can’t decide? The Photochromic lenses might be just what needed with VLT ranges of 20% to 30% and 30% to 50%. Light adjusting technology for most all conditions.
· Everyday Green Mirror – 23% VLT Category S2
· Everyday Red Mirror – 25% VLT Category S2
· Everyday Violet Mirror-25% VLT Category S2
· Everyday Rose Gold – 36% VLT Category S2
· Photochromic Red Mirror-20% to 30% VLT, Category S3-S2
· Photochromic Rose Flash-30% to 50% VLT, Category S3-S2
Don’t go to the hill without a Storm lens. Proven to enhance contrast and improve your visual acuity in low light conditions. Ever need something different for that last hour of the day or when the light is heavy blue? These are the lenses you need. Engineered to get the most out of any stormy or low light environment. Come on; enjoy that last hour or that beautiful snowfall. Choose what your eye might like, Yellow Flash for a brighter yellow glow, or Rose Flash for a more red filter, reportedly a better blue light filter.
· Storm Yellow Flash – 65% VLT Category S1
· Storm Rose Flash – 50% VLT Category S1
What the heck is VLT?
VLT or Visible Light Transmission is the measured percentage of available light allowed thru the lens and reaches your eye. So the lower the VLT the less light that reaches your eye and the higher the VLT the more light that reaches your eye.
Originating from Sun Valley, Idaho, Smith Optics was founded in 1965 with the invention of the first snow goggle featuring a sealed thermal lens and breathable vent foam. With 50 years of innovation and design experience, Smith Optics is widely known today as an industry leader that pioneers advanced eyewear and helmets that incorporate dynamic technologies, optimized performance and clean styling to fuel fun beyond walls. Smith seeks to power thrilling experiences in snow, surf, bike, fish and peak performance outdoor adventures with a comprehensive collection that exudes modern style and vibrant personality. To Smith, the experience is everything. Smith is part of Safilo Group. Taking 50 years of heritage to inform the next 50 years of innovation, SMITH is dedicated to making products that authentically empower thrill seekers and modern explorers in snow, bike, fish, surf, peak performance outdoor adventure and more. From sand to snow, SMITH continues to blend clean style into products tuned for thrilling experiences, while maintaining an inclusive and vibrant personality. To us it is ALL about friends on powder days. The experience is everything. Here’s to one hell of a good time for the next 50 years.