The Dye i5 Smoked Paintball Mask is the next evolution in the DYE goggle line and is also the next evolution in paintball eye and face protection technology. New groundbreaking features like the GSR pro-strap and e.VOKE communication system make the i5 the most advanced goggle system in the industry today. Engineered to perform, designed to inspire, the DYE I5 is the pinnacle of paintball mask development. It’s the next evolution of the DYE goggle system. It offers our groundbreaking new features like the GSR pro-strap and e.VOKE communication system. With these, it won’t make the i5 the most advanced goggle system in the industry.
The DYE I5
The new i5 goggle system is an aggressive Ultralite mask, offering more protection, more venting, better comfort, better sound processing and better safety, all combined for complete unmatched performance.
The Triodial Horizon 290 degree anti-fog thermal lens, gives you unparalleled optical clarity with both vertical and horizontal peripheral vision. The new soft touch multi layer foam works in tandem with the all new GSR Pro Strap, to give you the most secure and most comfortable fit ever offered in a paintball goggle system.
A first for the paintball industry: upgrade with the new technology e.VOKE unit and your i5 & M2 are in instant communication, feeding you vital game time information wirelessly. The DYE I5 goggle system lets you play the game at another level. This is the next evolution in paintball goggle system technology.
DYE I5 Features
- e.VOKE Compatible– Electronically upgrade your game, the DYE I5 is ready to go wireless. With the simple plug and go kit, your i5 and M2 are in instant communication, feeding you vital game time information via wireless air-sync connection. e.VOKE is the next evolution in paintball goggle systems and paintball gun technology. The new i5 Goggle System from e.VOKE is the first wireless system that redefines the power and accuracy of your paintball game. With a wireless air-sync connection and the simple plug and go kit, paintballers everywhere can be ready to play at any time. The i5 with M2 conversations are instant, providing you with 20% more visibility, clearer paintball performance data, and machine washable frames. The new, improved audio with automated alerts keep you ahead of the competition.
- Mask Protection v11.5 – The i5 was designed to protect every player at every level of competition. More coverage without sacrificing style or weight. The i5 face mask provides increased protection, while still maintaining a tight profile with total comfort. Now the competition has increased, what are you going to do? Get the best protection out there. The i5 goggle system is the answer. The i5 was designed to protect every player at every level of competition. More coverage without sacrificing style or weight. The i5 face mask provides increased protection, while still maintaining a tight profile with total comfort.
- GSR Pro Strap – More comfortable than ever before, the GSR Pro Strap is a quantum leap in strap design and security. The GSR gear lock system gives you precise tension control for a secure, comfortable fit. The extra wide head pad grips the back of your head, and distributes the force over a large area, ensuring zero slip and maximum comfort. Simply turn the dial and ratchet down your i5 to a precision fit. The GSR is a revolutionary step in goggle strap technology providing the ultimate in comfort and performance. One of the innovators of strap design is DYE. With other straps you may have to replace your goggles after a few years because the strap lost its elasticity. The GSR strap will stand the test of time and continue to feel like new long after you buy it. On other standard straps, the strap may buckle and form folds. These folds will make it difficult to tighten or loosen the strap. The GSR offers a no-fuss experience for quickly adjusting the strap. The proprietary strap is integrated into the design of the goggles at the front of it to ensure it will always be adjusted snugly to your head.
- Heads Up POV Mount– Integrated mounting system for POV cameras. Play with confidence that you are capturing every moment on video. The POV mount sits parallel with your line of sight to help you attach your POV camera securely and with proper alignment so you won’t miss a second of the action.
- SCREAM Multi-Directional Venting – Using patented technology, the i5’s improved blade angling and increased vent design help heat and moisture dissipate quickly. Scream Multi-Directional Venting makes communication with teammates effortless. With the DYE i5 Goggle System, you will take your game to put levels like never before. With patented technology, the DYE I5 has improved blade angling and increased vent design to help heat and moisture dissipate quickly. Scream Multi-Directional Venting makes communication with teammates effortless.
- Sound Catch– Audio clarity. The DYE I5 ear guards are specifically designed to prevent reduction in hearing, without leaving your ears vulnerable. Precision shaped and positioned hole patterns allow sound to flow cleanly through the ear guard, without distortion. The i5 ear guard has a unique style, easier to fit.
- Ultralite Construction – With injection molding quality as the priority, the DYE I5 is a anatomically correct fit with the lightest construction possible.
- Anatomic Fit and Function – There are many different features that make the DYE I5 Goggle System the best choice for you. Comfort, security, and durability are all features that you will get. The mask geometry was designed to be anatomically correct. I wonder if I hear you say what does that mean? One of the biggest problems with goggles is the face goggle straps which put pressure on your face causing discomfort, but not with this system. The straps are designed to distribute force evenly so you get the same amount of comfort no matter what size head or face you have. The straps are put into place with three strong velcro straps that ensure that the goggles won’t come off. They are also adjustable so you can tighten or loosen them to give your head just the right amount of comfort.
- Soft Touch Multi-Layer Foam – Comfort at a new level. DYE’s new soft touch foam offers the most comfortable facial fit in the industry. New high grade open cell multi-layer foam provides an ultra-soft touch, while simultaneously providing a rugged secure fit. Dye’s new compression foam gives the i5 ultimate form-fitting comfort. DYE has done it again! The DYE I5 Goggle System features so much comfort you won’t be able to stop wanting to wear them. The new soft touch foam offers the most comfortable facial fit in the industry, while the new compression foam with the luxury of a terry cloth treatment gives the i5 ultimate form-fitting comfort. New high grade open cell multi-layer foam provides an ultra-soft touch, while simultaneously providing a rugged, secure fitting. If you’ve been looking for comfort while you paintball, look no more!
- Quick Release Foam Kit Replacement – The DYE I5 Goggle System is your ticket to an unrivaled competitive edge. With this patent pending tool-less foam replacement system, you can swap your old, dirty, and deteriorating foam out in an instant for new, fresh, and clean foam. The system is easy to use, minus the inconvenience of finding the necessary tools. The foam is always the same thickness, regardless of your desired thickness. And, all masks are created equal. You can finally eliminate your dirty, worn out, and deteriorating foam with the DYE I5 Goggle System.
- Rapid Lens Change – The DYE I5 benefits from the new low profile rapid lens change system, allowing lens changes in seconds. Lens changing is as simple as pinching the retention clips, sliding them forward and the lens is free to be removed. Effortless, quick and simple. The DYE i5 offers a new lens system with a compound radius lens and a thermal formed technology. This gives the player an unparalleled peripheral vision for both the vertical and horizontal field. DYE thermal lenses provide the best anti-fog performance, and they are proven to be the industry benchmark. The DYE i5 is the helmet which set the standard for visual performance with it’s new lens system.
- Anti-Fog Thermal Lens – The i5 features an industry first compound radius lens with thermal formed technology, giving the player the ultimate vertical/horizontal peripheral vision. Dye thermal lenses provide the benchmark for anti-fog performance. Made famous on the Dye i4, our thermal horizontal 290 degree lenses provide perfect optical clarity and have set the standard of visual performance for others to follow. The thermal formed lenses are the benchmark for anti-fog performance and work best for the player that want the best of the best performance. The i5 has made winning big.
- Horizon 290 Lens System – DYE’s Horizon 290 lens offer more peripheral vision than any other paintball mask system on the market today. Opposition movement is easier to recognize and provides a distinct tactical advantage. This, combined with our optically correct and robust Trioidal design, protects your eyes with excellent optical clarity. The i5 lens is manufactured with a premium hard-coat dip, that protects both sides of the lens against scratches and minor abrasions. Additionally, Dye’s UV hard-coating offers exceptional protection from the sun’s harmful rays. The I4 and I5 utilize the same compatible lens.
- Compression Formed Ears – Ear protection is critical, but it does not need to be bulky. The DYE I5 system features a compression formed earpiece that is soft, flexible, and extremely lightweight. Constructed with advanced materials that increase moisture evaporation while providing full coverage protection and comfort. The DYE I5 system from DYE is a revolutionary, lightweight, and sleek design. Contoured for a perfect fit and design to provide comfort and offer full coverage ear protection. What’s more, it’s constructed with a high-tech material offering a moisture management feature, giving you a fast-drying product.
What’s in the Box?
A carrying bag
DYE I5 Highlights
The covers the face well but will show some chin. Then, the side of the face is covered well. The ears are protected well. The pads in the mask fit comfortably.
The mask features a built-in camera mount. If you want to record yourself on the field you can show people your perspective.
The mask is longer than I4. The new mask has more foam and the foam is easy to remove and clean.
The mask is breathable. You will be able to move around and breathe while playing! The mask expands to cover the face well while protecting the ears and chin. Additionally, this expands to cover the side of the face and goes down the neck to the upper back of the head. There is built-in camera mount, making it easy to record yourself on field. The mask is 15% longer than the I4 and it has more foam. The foam is easy to remove and clean. It is breathable and lightweight. You will be able to move around and breathe while playing.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is everything blue?
blue lenses help to reduce glare
Is this mask comfortable to wear with glasses?
Smoked Lens– Darker, Improved vision on a bright day
Yellow– For cloudy and overcast days. Good for games in the woods
HD/copper – For cloudy and overcast. Higher quality
Mirrored– Similar to smoked, but darker
Lens depends on the climate and where you are playing.