Updated on January 20, 2024


Created on June 5, 2014

Trony Sundial TSL02

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Integrated application system consisting of a PV module, a control system and an energy storage system.

Tested By
  • Lighting Global
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Product Description

Integrated application system consisting of a PV module, a control system and an energy storage system.

Target SDGs

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Market Suggested Retail Price


Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household, Community

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

• Trony • Partner NGOs: Visionary Empowerment Programme (VEP) • Resellers: Made in China

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include Solectric 30 and SELCO 50W Module.

Manufacturing/Building Method

Mass produced. Minimum order of 100 pieces.

Intellectural Property Type


User Provision Model

Trony Solar ships worldwide. Regions of focus are South America, Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Trony East Africa is a subsiduary of Trony and has a warehouse in Nairobi, Kenya. It creates tailor-made products for customers and provides business consulting services and engineering services.

Distributions to Date Status

Unknown (Minimum order: 100 units. Maximum order: 100,000 units)

Lamp type


Number of light points


Total light output (lumens)

Light A
Medium-high: 68 lumens, high: 121 lumens
Light B
Medium-high: 35 lumens, high: 77 lumens

Multiple brightness settings (yes/no)


Light duration on single charge (hr)

Light A
Medium-high: 9 hours, high: 4 hours
Light B
Medium-high: 6 hours, high: 2.5 hours

Mobile charging (yes/no)


Power source

Solar Panel

Battery type

Lithium Iron Phosphate

Peak power rating (Wp)

2.5 Wp

Battery capacity (kWh; mAh)


Battery nominal voltage (V)


User replaceable battery (yes/no)


User replaceable light (yes/no)


Design Specifications

*Main components* • 2 Lamps • Remote control torch • 2-meter charging line • 5-meter charging line • Mobile phone charging connecting line • DC to USB converting line • Lamp Holder • Solar panel(Amorphous, 2.5W) • Mobile phone charging adapter • Battery Cell Type: LiFePO4 *Other details* • Voltage: 3-6V • Certification: RoHS • Light Source: LED Lamp • Solar panel (Amorphous, 2.5W) • Mobile Phone Charging: Charging for mobile phone via standard USB • Separated solar panels and lighting units

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Technical support provided through implementing organizations. Training needs are low. Support provided through implementing organizations like Lighting Africa and Sun Power Africa.

Replacement Components

2 year warranty is provided - not clear if replacement components are available only through implementing organizations.


2 year warranty - covers defects in manufacture under typical use. 5 year service life.

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

*Performance* • Charging Time (H): 10 • Charge mobile phones with the storage battery inside the lamp, even at night • Battery Charging & Discharging Protection • Automatically turns semi-bright when battery is low • The main lamp is able to light up an area of 15 m^2 *Additional Performance* • Automatically turns semi-bright when battery is low • Overcharge and discharge protection feature • Charging Status Indicator • 4 Types of charge adapter for most mobile phones

Vetted Performance Status



Product is not hazardous by nature.

Complementary Technical Systems


Academic Research and References

Padding, T.H., The distribution of renewable energy technology through livestock markets in Kenya’s pastoralist areas [Internet]. Amsterdam, Netherlands: VU University Amsterdam; 2012 Aug 8 [cited 2015 Jun 25].

Student, J., Buildings behaving badly: an analysis of how to motivate pro-environmental behavior through energy labels [Internet]. Amsterdam, Netherlands: VU University Amsterdam; 2012 Jul 24 [cited 2015 Jun 25].

Trony Solar Sundial Tsl 02 Solar Camping Lantern (Remote Control, Two Laterns). n.d. Made-In-China.com.

Trony Solar Sundial Tsl 02. n.d. Made-In-China.com.

Verasol. n.d. Previously Verified Products. Verasol.

Quality Standards. n.d. Verasol.

Test Methods. n.d. Verasol.

ISO – International Organization for Standardization. 2014. ISO 9001:2008. ISO. November 5, 2014.

Visionary Empowerment Programme. n.d. Clean Cooking Alliance.


Compliance with regulations

Quality Assurance  Standards: TUV SUD Group Design & Development, Manufacture of Solar Cells and Related Products ISO 9001:2008, - Design & Development, Manufacture of Solar Cells and Related Products ISO 14001:2004 - VDE IEC Certificate, - Meets and exceeds Lighting Global Recommended Performance Targets  & Meets Lighting Global Minimum Quality Standards

Evaluation methods

The Quality Test Method (QTM) is the full test method used to verify comprehensive product performance. Results from QTM testing are used to determine if a product has met the Lighting Global Minimum Quality Standards. Lighting Global Durability tests passed: Drop test, switch cycling, physical ingress protection test, and protection from frequent rain

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