Updated on January 10, 2024


Created on October 30, 2018

Sun King Home 120

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Distributed by Sun King, the Home is a solar home system composed of a solar panel, a battery and 3 lights with 3 brightness-settings and LED indicators for monitoring.

Developed By
  1. Sun King
Tested By
  • Lighting Global
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Product Description

The Home 120 provides home lightning through an energy system composed of a solar panel, a Lithium Ferro-Phosphate (LFP) battery and lumen lamps. Distributed by Sun King, it can power the multiple lamps (up to 3) with three brightness levels (Turbo: 200 lumens; Normal: 100 lumens and Low: 40 lumens) and 360-degree ambient wide-angle spread for over 24 hours of lightning on a day’s charge. It has an integrated 5,5 V USB port and a 12 V power output designed to power any 12V DC appliances. This product features a LED charging indicator that displays on a scale of 1 to 5 to help optimize panel position, a LED for battery indicator and the battery automatically switches to low power when running low, enabling 5 hours of additional light. Pay-As-You-Go functionality available with the organization’s Easybuy program. Introduction video to the Home 120 solar product.

Sun King is a member of GOGLA, the Global Off-Grid Lightning Association.

Target SDGs

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Market Suggested Retail Price


Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Sun King through its 11 offices in countries throughout Africa and India. The organization is currently looking for further distributors.

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include M-KOPA IV Solar Home System and Barefoot Connect 620.

Manufacturing/Building Method

Mass customized by Sun King

Intellectural Property Type


User Provision Model

Users can obtain it directly from the manufacturer by requesting a purchase.

Distributions to Date Status

There is no information about this specific product, however, according to Sun King since its founding in 2009, over 27 million rural consumers in more than 60 countries worldwide; leading to 5 millions off-grid households reached and 16,7 million watts of rooftop solar installed.  

Description of power outputs

1 USB and 1 DC outlet

Description of light points

3 LEDs

Total lighting service (lumen-hours per solar-day)

4,800 lumen-hours per solar-day

Peak power rating (Wp)

12 Wp

Battery capacity (kWh; mAh)

12,000 mAh

Nominal battery voltage (V)

3,3 V

Battery type

Lithium Iron Phosphate

User replaceable battery (yes/no)


Remote system diagnostics (yes/no)


Payment structure


Mobile service required (yes/no)


Design Specifications

Design specifications include the solar panel, battery and solar lamps. The solar module is a polycrystalline silicon panel with 12 Wp of maximum power point, an aluminium frame and a 5-meter wire. The battery is Lithium Ferro-Phosphate (LFP) battery with 3,3 V and 12,000 mAh capacity. The 3 Sun King lamps are LED type and have 200 lumens each with various brightness settings: Turbo with 200 lumens; Normal with 100 lumens and Low with 40 lumens, all within a 360-degree ambient wide-angle spread. Both battery and lamps have LED light indicators for monitoring the system. This product comes with 3 ceiling-mounted fixed lamps with attached wall-mounted switches and a charging kit composed of USB- cable and phone adapters. Each solar lamp weighs 107 g and the control panel 450 g.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

The Home 120 is a plug-and-play device, however, there is a users manual available and FAQs answered in the manufacturer's website. For further support, contact the manufacturer.  

Replacement Components

The product has a 2-year warranty covering manufacturing defects, however, according to Lightning Global the battery is easily replaceable with common tools.


The product warranty is two-years, and the battery has an expected lifecycle of 5 years.

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Sun King works for promoting solar energy lighting in regions lacking electricity in a safe, environmentally friendly and sustainable manner within products that positively impact in users by increasing their daily reading time, the household income, the safety and better air quality.  

Vetted Performance Status

This Solar Home System composed of 12 Wp maximum power polycrystalline silicon panel and 3,3 V and 12000 mAh Lithium Ferro-Phosphate (LFP) battery connected to the 3 light points, has the following running hours after a typical day of solar charging (5 kWh/m2/day): the three lights with turbo brightness setting (200 lumens each) run for 5,4 hours per day of solar charging, resulting in a total light output of 590 lumens and 3000 lumen-hours/solar-day. Within the low setting (40 lumens each) the system runs for 21 hours/day, resulting in a total of 140 lumens and 2900 lumen-hours/solar-day. 94% of the original output remains after 2.000 hours run time. Normal brightness setting not tested.


Electrical installation and control guidelines provided by Sun King must be followed to avoid electrical shocks.

Complementary Technical Systems

Sun King also commercializes similar products to the Home 120, such as the Home 60, Pro 300 and Pro 400.  

Academic Research and References

No academic references.

Sun King Home System Solar Light + USB Charger. 2015. www.youtube.com.

Get to Know Sun King. n.d. Sun King.

Discover Off-Grid Solar Power – Contact Us. n.d. Sun King.

Sun King. n.d. Pro-300.

Sun King. n.d. Pro-400.

Nigeria – Product Conformity Assessment (SONCAP). 2023. SGSCorp. 2023.

Lighting Global. 2018. Solar Home System Kit Quality Standards, Version 2.5. Lighting Global.

Previously Certified Products. n.d. VeraSol.


Compliance with regulations

This product has several environment and quality certifications (is CE certified, SONCAP and PVoC certified) and meets the Lightning Global Quality Standards for Solar Home System Kits.  Valid until the 31st of March in 2020.

Evaluation methods

Lightning Global verified the Solar Home System Kit Quality Standards in the Shenzhen Academy of Metrology and Quality Inspection in China in the following aspects: overall durability and workmanship of the product, and battery replaceability and protection circuit.

Other Information

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