* Non-slip strap
* Smoked thermal lens - Hard coat, mirror finish
* Translucent faceplate - Bounce-friendly material
* Built-in motorized fan - Designed to eliminate fogging by forcing out humid air from inside the goggle
* Removable chinstrap
The PMI PCS 20/20 Thermal Paintball Goggles are newer, so they should be commonly available, both new and used.
i only insist on the sp-1 now. 98c stock adaptor, carr stock, clamping feed neck, halo loader, virtue board, tech t upgrade bolt, c-series stiffi barrel with apex adaptor,apex head, cp regulator,custom paint job
Built in fan, nice camo pattern
None that i encountered
Its a good mask, i havent had any problems with it. the fan is qiuet, and easy to remove.The camo pattern on it goes great with a goggleskinz lense cover.With it set up like this, it becomes easy for people to overlook you.Lets face it, paintballers look for your gun, and your head.I havent been shot in the head for a long time now
If i had to do it over again, i would still buy this mask
good camo patern
SIMPLY WILL NOT FOG!!!!!
fan is LOUD!!!!
not enough head and neck protection
hard to find replacement lens for
picked the digicamo version of this mask on ebay for $48 bucks. it's a great mask and does not fog, specially playing in miami where humity is always 50-100% and 90+ degree temps. this mask simply will not fog. the on/off button of the fan takes some getting use to find since it's so small. the fan is LOUD!!!!!! i've yet to try to oil the shaft as some have mentioned on here. another gripe is how hard it is to find colored replacement lens for it. and last gripe is the protection. i've seen masks that have more neck/chin protection as well as back, top and side of head. this mask has a very slim profile, i've taken some neck shots that a bigger profiled mask might have saved me from. As far as the nose foam it is excessive but nothing a razor blade or pair of scissors can't take care of in a minute.
I've had 2 other team mates buy the same mask after trying mine out, major factor being the anti-fog and price. i'd recommend this mask to anyone looking to save some doug and not have to deal with fogging.
Tippmann 98 Custom w/ car stock
Remote line w/ 24 oz tank.
Thermal Lens w/Fan
This is a great mask for Woodsballers like myself. The camo pattern makes it great for the woods and the thermal lens and fan make it almost impossible to fog up. It is a solid shell mask that offers great protection and the fan is relatively quiet. I love it.
The only weakness is the weight may make it hard to keep the strap tight...I fix this by using the chin strap.
Overall a great mask and well worth the lower price tag. It gives great protection and is great for consistent Woodsball play.
The accuracy of this review is disputed. Please see discussion on the comments page.
Period of Product Use:
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More than 5 years
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I bought this mask right around when it came out and have been using it heavily in woodsball and speedball.
in the begining I thought this would be a great mask it worked great never fogged even in heavy rain and humid conditions while running. although it is somewhat uncomfortable around the ears (maybe it's just me) and whenever you take a shot to the mouth area usually (as with many masks) you get a busted lip from the paint shell going through. All these would have been fine whithout the MAJOR drawback of just simply taking apart and putting this thing together to clean/change lens. It usally takes me a good half hour to take apart and put it back together. Over time the mask seems to degrade from how you have to take it apart (the posts that hold it together start coming off) I mean sometimes you just CANNOT get this thing to get back together. While taking it apart you nearing have to break it
Please don't buy thing mask unless you don't plan on playing often but want a cheap good mask you'll only use a few times a year. Other than that if you play often don't buy this.
DOES NOT FOG. Beyond that it feels nice, protects well, Camo looks cool.
Fan a little loud.
Nose foam a little excessive, but not bad.
I love this mask! Thermal lens + fan = no fogging I where glasses so fogging has alwyas been a probelm for me lol not anymore. one time I was playing I had water on the inside of my mask cause it wouldn't condensate and turn into fog. also I have played in the winter with glasses on and nothing fogged. I love this mask I recommend you buy it. one other thing there is another mask with a very similar name so be careful in shopping and reviewing
9.5 Cause nothing is perfect.
9 out of 10
Last edited on Monday, April 9th, 2007 at 10:47 am PST
Huge viewing angles. Conforms to your face. Built in fan eliminates fog.
Well primarily the fan is too loud, but can be oiled.
This is an excellent feeling mask. If you choose to play without the fan on and it fogs. Switch the fan on and its clean in 20 seconds. The mask is very comfortable. It kind of clamps on your nose a bit, but you get used to it. Great mask overall for a great price.
I recommend this product. It is cost efficient and a really great performing system.
The fan is a battery hog, and the camo chips off of the mask.
I bought this mask a couple of weeks after I had started playing paintball, it was a great mask. However after I had been shot in the mask and bumped it in to everything then the paint job started chipping off. I just spray painted it lol and it looks better than it di before. I do have to say that I have never fogged up while wearing this mask.
It is a pretty good mask, but if want to buy it for the cool paint job then I say find you a different mask.
Dye 68 cc/45 psi HPA tank bottom line
Wisper carbon fiber barrel
Field of vision
At first this mask was too tight around my nose. I simply cut away some of the foam with a pair of scissors and now it fits very well. The mask has a chin strap, but I do not use this. Using plain water and fingers to clean the giggles works well. The part of the mask that covers my ears is a bit uncomfortable, but once I start playing, I forget about it.
I have had occasion to use the fan a few times and it works great. Turn it on and the fog disappears in about 20 seconds. Once the fog is gone I turn the fan off since it produces a fair amount noise making it harder to hear. It is possible to put a drop of oil on the spindle the fan is attached to and that does reduce the noise some.
The goggle lens seem to be high quality and the field of vision is good.
Sometimes I wear my glasses while playing and I found no problems. The fit was snug but not bothersome.
I like this mask and recommend it to others. I am only giving it a 9 because it is not perfect, but I would definitely buy it again.
9 out of 10
Last edited on Sunday, October 15th, 2006 at 8:04 am PST
Java mask-DO NOT BUY
Tippmann mask- better than the java mask
gravity feed hopper
3000psi air tank
Fan is loud
This mask is amazing. it never fogged on me once. i even hid in a bush and no one saw me. There is only two things i didn't like. The insulation is a little tight around the nose, and the fan is really loud. I won it in a raffle for free. it was the best investment i have ever made.
I recomend this mask to everyone. you don't even need to use the fan.
Lense is hard to remove, too much foam, somewhat small
So I am a seat hog. I have a proto switch thermal but still had problems with fogging. While down at the local store I saw this mask and felt it was too good to be true. A thermal mask with a fan for under $70? So I bought it.
The fan is loud. It feels like a swarm of bees got loose in your mask...until I oiled it. I used a small pair of pliers and carefully pulled of the plastic fan (it is not glued) and placed one small drop of oil on the shaft. Then I put the fan back on. The result was amazing. The fan is now whisper quiet. I have sometimes had to hold the mask to my ear when its off my head to see if it's on.
On my head it now a small vibration only. Great product! (note I have no idea what doing this may do to whatever warranty you get).
After several months I had a problem with the on/off switch. I took it back to the store and had it fixed for free. I suspect the wiring in the fan itself is somewhat flimsy and being a hard core woodsballer I may have rattled it.
As for cleaning the lens this mask makes it very hard and is quite a pain. It can be done though and gets easier with practice.
As for fogging, when the fan is running you will not fog. I have gone through a swamp in the rain and did not fog.
The profile of this mask is very small. If you have a big head some bits may stick out, but I have never had a problem sp far.
The reason you buy this mask is for anti-fogging. It delivers. While there are many better thermal lens masks out there, if you want a fan you have to shell out more money. This is a great price for great anti-fog with a few reasonable compromises.
I have rated an 8. It would have scored higher except the fan should be quiter outta the box and the switch did break. Oh well. You maintain your marker, why not your mask/