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Shoei CNS-1 Pinlock Ready Faceshield

The CNS-1 Pinlock face shield fits Shoei Neotec and GT Air helmets and provides a wider and taller field of vision than its predecessor.


  • Protects against 99% of damaging UV rays
  • 3D injection-molding process ensures a distortion-free view throughout the entire field of vision
  • Coupled with the QR-N base plate system, shield changes and base plate function have never been smoother
  • Spring-loaded base plates pull the shield back against the dual lip window beading to ensure a wind and waterproof seal with each and every closure
  • CWR-1 Pinlock Inserts sold separately

Note: Due to manufacturer restrictions, Shoei products can only be shipped to addresses within the United States

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Shoei CNS-1 Pinlock-Ready Face Shield 4.6 5 27 27
Wind Noise I bought the helmet to vent well and have great protection. The helmet is great except for the fact the wind that intakes my helmet is loud. There are too tiny cut out gaps on the visor that allow wind to sweep right in and pass my years. I feel the visors should have been modified to resist this. The helmet has enough airflow.An improved visor can simply resolve my noise issue. October 31, 2015
Does the job I bought it as a replacement for my shield that had scratches. It is amazing how much better the view is and how much my eyes tolerated. My only gripe is that Pinlock no longer makes a replacement for the CNS-1. With the new face shield I elected to go without the pinlock rather than put the old one back in. September 21, 2015
Replacement Visor for Neotec This Shoei OEM replacement visor was as expected. The fit was perfect and the visibility very good. The price of Shoei products continues to be high. September 21, 2015
It's the OEM faceshield for the Shoei Neotech helmet There's only one source for the Shoei Neotech faceshield -- Shoei. So, of course it fits as designed. You can buy this products from several sources, but this review is really about RevZilla's service. And it is very good, no... Excellent. This order, placed online, was delivered in two days. I will continue to buy from RevZilla. August 10, 2015
appreciate the pinlock feature for the film attachment bought as a replacement for scratched visor. the pinlock feature for the film attachment is much appreciated. proves very useful to control fogging. having the film attached also makes the helmet look nicer in general. Comes in handy especially for cold environments and sudden temperature changes August 10, 2015
If you need a new screen. then here's a new screen! I wish it was a little easier to install but I am an admitted not handy person. January 23, 2015
Quick replacement, scratches easy. I received my new visor the very next day! I was very happy with how fast it shipped. It fit just as I expected onto my Shoe GT-Air, connecting snugly against the entire seal, except for a small area on the left which is causing minor whistling. I have no idea how I did it, but I managed to scuff it within a week of putting on the new visor (Dang it!) It seems that these things can't withstand much more than bug guts at 70mph because man, oh man, do they scratch easily. Other than that, I love my helmet, it's FOV and how the visor functions. I would recommend this to any first-time rider. November 17, 2014
Great product I had to replace the face shield because my (brand-new) Shoei helmet was dropped to the floor during the recent Napa earthquake and the face shield cracked. The new shield is very wide, gives great vision and is easy to install if you follow the instructions. September 15, 2014
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Shoei CNS-1 Pinlock-Ready Face Shield
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Michael P: Quick and easy to process orders. Everything I have ordered was delivered promptly and in great condition Nov 18, 2015
Mychael R: Fits my helmet Nov 12, 2015
Rick M: Well if I am replacing the pin lock I might as well get a new scratch free face shield to go with it. Oct 5, 2015
T A G: Shield works great but after 8 track days and 12,000 miles it is time for a new one. Jul 11, 2015
Jack J: It was time to replace the face shield on my Shoei GT-Air. Jun 20, 2015
Carl H: Best helmet yet. But the shield scratches more easily than my Arai. So when I needed to replace the original, I bought a spare to keep on hand. Jun 13, 2015
kai d: scraped up my current one Jun 5, 2015
Jerry B: Replacing old shield on my Neotech - 40 thousand miles is showing! May 31, 2015
Rudolph P: Mine is scratched. May 25, 2015
Herdie H: replacement for scratched/cracked shield May 23, 2015
steven w: I accidentally cratched the original right across my line of vision. May 23, 2015
Jimmy P: Replacement May 17, 2015
sharleen b: replacement for my old lens on my gt-air May 12, 2015
B R: Replacement shield for a helmet I already have. May 8, 2015
Mitch S: replacement for current visor, which is badly scratched. Apr 24, 2015
Kevin D: My shield got all scratched up. Apr 12, 2015
Andrew T: Two month trip to Alaska Mar 11, 2015
Stephen M: Pin on my current face shield fell off Feb 10, 2015
Ed B: Needed a replacement, as the older one had a scratch Jan 1, 2015
Rene d: scratched old one Dec 30, 2014
ALBERT S: A direct replacement face shield. Nov 29, 2014
B O: vision of my passion Nov 25, 2014
MICHAEL W: I dropped her helmet and scratched the shield, so I am replacing it Nov 13, 2014
Eddie W: After 13,000 miles with my first helmet, it's taken a few bumps and scratches. It's time to replace the visor! Oct 27, 2014
Charles T: OEM Replacement Sep 23, 2014
Michael F: My screen was scratched after 2 years and the anti fog seal was broken. Aug 14, 2014
Perry J: Chose this because mine was scratched. But having pin lock it allows me to insert anti-fog shield which works amazing. Jul 24, 2014
Robert O: Wanted to have a back-up/replacement face shield for my Shoei GT-Air. Best helmet I've ever had. Jul 18, 2014
H R: This is the shield that fits my helmet. Jun 25, 2014
H Ross R: I ordered this to have a spare shield for a 2 month ride in South America. I needed it after I "low sided" in Colombia early on. Jun 16, 2014
Erion A: because my helmet is making a whistling noise and I want to see if a new shield fixes it. Jun 1, 2014
Steven K: Love my SHOEI helmet. Picked up an extra face shield to be ready. May 31, 2014
Claudio L: My windshield has lines and I lost a pin support May 30, 2014
David E: Needed to replace my scratch one. May 28, 2014
Dmitry M: Spare visor, must have) May 16, 2014
Nicole M: To replace the scratched one on my shoei helmet May 14, 2014
Carlos C: I have the GT AIR by Shoei my face shield was damage in an accident. It did it's job of keeping me safe. Apr 25, 2014
Tommy D: Change my old Apr 16, 2014
C E: Just to have an extra face shield on hand for my new Shoei GT Air. I plan on leaving the pin lock on the original shield & having this one for warmer weather so as to not have to handle the shield too much & risk damage. Mar 17, 2014
Joe B: Because I scratched up my original one. Mar 15, 2014
JOSE EMMANUEL M: needed replacement! awesome! Feb 3, 2014
Anthony A: Needed a new face shield to replace a scratched one. Jan 31, 2014
Joe P: I scratched my shield and needed a replacement for the Neotech. Revzilla had the best prices I could find with a quick search. Three local dealers were $20 to $30 higher. I also bought the pin-lock insert with this purchase. Jan 21, 2014
Jeffrey H: Mine is broke and I need a new shield Jan 2, 2014
Brian D: Best Prices around on visors !!! cheers Revzilla Dec 30, 2013
Roger K: fits current helmet Dec 20, 2013
Gabriel M: replace my old one Dec 10, 2013
For The Music O: Perfect replacement for my helmet. Nov 9, 2013
David M: Because I have a shoei gt air helmet that I ruined the face shield Sep 4, 2013
Michael M: Compatible with Neotec, and it work well in reducing fogging. Aug 25, 2013
A shopper asked: Does the shield come with the pin lock pins, not the lens, but the pins that hold the lens in place on against the shield? May 7, 2014
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George W: Yes, it comes with everything you need to add a Pinlock Shield, which is awesome, by the way. May 7, 2014
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Chuck P: Bought the same one recently and the Shield has the Pins that hold the insert in place. May 7, 2014
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Victor F: yes it does have the pins , it will take the anti fog screen on he inner surface May 7, 2014
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Andrew T: Yes, that's what "pinlock-ready" means; it means it has the posts / the pins. May 9, 2014
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Randall T: Yes, the pins are supplied. May 10, 2014
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Marcelo F: Yes, it comes with them. May 8, 2014
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Mauricio P: Yes.. May 7, 2014
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A shopper asked: Are they still not making a tinted face shield? How about a tinted pinlock insert?? Aug 29, 2013
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Peter F: As I understand it from Shoei, due to the fact that the Neotec has a built in sunshield as part of the helmet's construction, the use of a tinted face shield or pinlock insert would not be advisable due to safety concerns especially at night and during poor weather conditions. I would write directly to Shoei for their feedback, but that was the last word I got from them.
Hope this helps!
Aug 30, 2013
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John W: As far as I know at this time, Shoei is not planning on making a tinted shield because the drop down sun shield is already in the helmet. Personally, that sounds like lawyers may have got involved with a tinted shield and the drop down shade making it too dark?? I use a couple of strips of black electrical tape across the top of the clear shield to provide an added amount of sun relief. Aug 30, 2013
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farooq h: I looked for one to begin with too, however to the best of my knowledge they aren't making this. Additionally I was looking for the visor for the shoei GT Air, which has a sun screen that operates behind the visor, hence the clear one works for me. Aug 30, 2013
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Trinh Phan (Tu N: I don't think they are going to make Tinted CNS-1, the J-Cruise comes with built-in Tinted one inside already. Like you just said, you can get anytime a Pinlock Insert for the purpose.

Aug 30, 2013
David M: The Neotec helmet comes with a built in dark shield that can be flipped up or down depending on light conditions. The pin lock system is clear and very effective. Aug 30, 2013
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Peter M: Bought this face shield to fit a Neotec, which has an internal pull down sun shield. Aug 30, 2013
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Martin B: I can't find tinted shield or pinlock insert on Shoei or other web sites. Sep 1, 2013
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A shopper asked: Is there a tinted version of this shield available for my Shoei Nutec? Apr 24, 2015
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Matthew N: Actually the answer is yes. They are not sold in the USA though. I bought mine direct from Japan. It is a dark smoke and also is a genuine Shoei product not a knockoff. Jun 3, 2015
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Robert P: I am assuming that you are actually referring to the NEOTEC model, as I have never heard of a ''Nutec'' model, to my knowledge the only face shield and pinlock available are the crystal clear ones that are shipped with the helmet. Actually the interior drop down sun visor is so dark and so effective in it's coverage that in my last 3 years of usage with my NEOTEC I see absolutely no reason to have anything else. The included exterior shield has no distortion, neither does the interior dark drop down sun visor which offers unsurpassed coverage and sun protection.

Just love my NEOTEC, best helmet I have ever had in 46 years of riding ! Would buy another one in a split second.

P.S. If they ever do offer anything else I hope it is photochromic transition shield.
Apr 25, 2015
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michael m: I asked the same question. The answer is no. With most riders wearing sun glasses and then lowering the inner tinted shield, Shoei believes that to lower another tinted shield would seriously compromise the riders ability to see clearly. Apr 24, 2015
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A shopper asked: Does or will Shoei build a tint, or better yet a mirror tint shield for these? So far Its the only helmet I can't find a mirror tint lense for. Feb 21, 2013
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John I: I have also been searching for an Iridium or tinted CNS-1 visor. It would appear that they are in fact in existence now (very recent) although I have only been able to find one supplier at racevisors in the UK.

Does this mean they are available only in the UK and not the USA?
Mar 6, 2014
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RevZilla: Shoei does not have any plans to make a tinted CNS-1 Faceshield because the Shoei Neotec Modular Helmet comes with a drop down sun-visor. Looking through a sun-visor and a tinted shield has the potential for a field of view that is too dark and dangerous. Feb 22, 2013
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John I: I have also been searching for an Iridium or tinted CNS-1 visor. It would appear that they are in fact in existence now (very recent) although I have only been able to find one supplier at racevisors in the UK.

Does this mean they are available only in the UK and not the USA? Mar 6, 2014