What is VLT Smith goggles?
One of the important considerations is how you want your ski goggles to handle light transmission. VLT stands for visible light transmission. This ranking is a percentage that indicates how much light goggle lenses let through.
What does VLT in goggles mean?
visible light transmission
The amount of light that reaches your eyes through the lens is called the visible light transmission (VLT). Lighter lens tints have a higher VLT because more light passes through the lens. Yellow, gold, amber, green or rose-colored lenses all offer increased VLT and make good choices on cloudy, socked-in days.
What is the best color lens for ski goggles?
Black, brown and bronze ski goggle lenses are best for very bright light conditions. That’s because they tend to provide a good amount of shade and typically have high VLT ratings. Brown ski goggle lenses are not only known for handling bright sunlight well, but they also can enhance your depth perception as you ski.
What is the best color lens for driving?
The best tints for driving are grey, amber, and copper-tinted lenses because they maintain color distinction. Light green, blue, red, and pink can distort important colors, which are crucial for seeing traffic lights.
What color lens is best for bright days skiing?
Brown. Sunglasses that are tinted brown or bronze are a great option for wearing on bright days. Oftentimes, skiers and snowboards wear goggles that are tinted this color, since many brown lenses are polarized, meaning they help reduce the glare caused by the sun and the snow.
Are all Smith goggles polarized?
Smith Optics offer a wide variety of Polarised, Mirrored and Non-mirrored lenses for their collection of Premium Performance interchangeable sunglasses. Enhance your vision in all light and weather conditions.
What should the VLT be on Smith Goggle lenses?
The higher the VLT, the lighter the lens tint. Bright conditions require a low VLT and darker conditions need a higher VLT. SMITH offers a VLT range from 9% with their Sun lenses and up to a 50% VLT in the Storm lenses. Let’s look at how the different lenses compare. Note: Storm Yellow Flash is no longer available.
What does VLT mean for ski goggles?
VLT stands for visible light transmission. This ranking is a percentage that indicates how much light goggle lenses let through. The VLT rating of an individual lens will range anywhere from 0 percent to 100 percent.
What do you get with a Smith snow goggle?
When you buy a SMITH snow goggle, you get to choose between a Sun and Everyday ChromaPop lens and you get a free Storm lens. All of their I/O goggles are interchangeable so you will always be covered no matter the conditions. That’s great value.
What does the Smith chromapop goggle lens do?
ChromaPop is SMITH’s proprietary lens technology that allows the eyes to identify true color. The technology filters two specific wavelengths of light that cause color confusion to give you greater definition, more natural color, and unmatched clarity.