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LITTLE SUN Portable Solar-powered Lamp – by Olafur Eliasson


The power of the sun in the palm of your hand.

When you buy Little Sun products, you make solar energy available to communities without electricity at a locally affordable price. For every Little Sun sold, one goes to our partners in rural Africa, where we train local sales agents and bring solar energy to those who need it most. Find out more here>

Artist Olafur Eliasson and engineer Frederik Ottesen developed Little Sun Original to bring clean, affordable light to the 1.1 billion people worldwide living without electricity in ‘off-grid’ areas.

The iconic high-quality portable solar lamp is the perfect introduction to personal solar-powered light – it’s great for camping, festivals, at the beach, or for brightening your home, garden, or balcony. Kids love the lamp – as a nightlight or for playtime – which makes it easy to teach them about sustainable living.

Featuring a dimmer, you can easily adjust the brightness of the lamp to what you need. Five hours of charging in the sun produce more than 50 hours of light at the dimmest setting or 5 hours at the brightest setting.

Charging & Use: To charge, place the Little Sun lamp in the sun with its solar panel facing upwards. Press once for bright light and twice to turn off. Hold button down to activate dimmer function.



Diameter: 12 cm // 4.7 in
Depth: 2.9 cm // 1.1 in

96 g // 0.2 lb

Materials: recyclable ABS (highly weather and UV resistant)

Details: includes a strap. ROHS and ISO-certified certified for quality and consistency in production standards

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Little Sun lamps are a display of technology and ergonomy with an Eco background and aim.
Full technical details here:

Battery: AA LiFePO4, 3,2V rechargeable battery with 500 mAh

Main Body: Manufactured in recyclable ABS, highly weather and UV resistant

Solar Panel: 60 x 60 mm monocrystalline solar panel made from highly efficient SunPower solar cells

Switch: Knitter-switch TSS 61 R LF with fluorescent silicone boot; advanced energy-saving dimming technology

LED: Samsung. Colour: 4500K, slightly yellow

Light Output: Charging Little Sun Original for a minimum of 5 hours in the sun gives you 4 hours bright light (30 lm); or, use dimmer to get the most out of your Little Sun (up to 50 hours or more at lowest level, 2 lm)

Click here to download the technical specifications for the Little Sun solar lamp as a PDF.

Click here to view the Little Sun Warranty terms.

Additional information

Weight 0,11 kg
Dimensions 17 × 17 × 4 cm



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