Crimson Trace, America’s leading brand of laser sighting systems and tactical lighting products for firearms, announces the Laserguard (LG-489G) green laser sight designed specifically for Smith &Wesson’s M&P SHIELD pistols is now shipping. This newest Laserguard features a green diode and is designed to securely fit onto the trigger guards of the polymer-framed M&P SHIELD pistols.

Crimson Trace’s LG-489G features a proprietary Instinctive Activation switch for instant on/off and is powered by a 1/3N battery. The unit is backed by Crimson Trace’s “free batteries for life” program. The LG-489G laser sight can be easily installed without special gunsmithing skills or tools. The design permits easy windage and elevation adjustments with a provided tool. A free included instruction booklet provides more operation details for buyers and owners.

Crimson Trace Laserguard® laser sight systems are well known for their factory-like fit onto the pistol’s trigger guard and add little, if any, weight or bulk to the firearm’s footprint. The new LG-489G’s powerful green laser will aid shooter’s with precision aiming and quick target acquisition during threat encounters. The Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price of this Laserguard sight is $299. Numerous holsters from top manufacturers are already available.

Smith & Wesson’s M&P SHIELD is a lightweight, striker-fired semi-auto pistol that is offered in either 9mm or .40 S&W. The pistol’s slim 1-inch wide profile makes it a top choice for concealed carry. Crimson Trace’s LG-489G Laserguard is also a stylish match with the pistol—both feature matching fish scale serrations on the sides.

Crimson Trace manufactures more than three dozen laser sighting products that are designed to fit a wide variety of Smith & Wesson handguns. Those product platforms include: Master Series, Lasergrips, Laserguard, Lightguard, Rail Master, Rail Master Pros and the Defender Series. All Crimson Trace products are proudly Made in the USA.

Crimson Trace believes the world can be a dangerous place.  Equip accordingly. More details on the company and its more than 160 products can be discovered at or are available by calling 800-442-2406.


Michael D. Faw
Media Relations Manager
Crimson Trace
9780 SW Freeman Drive
Wilsonville, OR 97070

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