• Power your LEGO Mindstorms robots with nothing but the sun!

  • Plugs directly into the back of the EV3 and NXT.

  • One panel can power up to two motors.

  • Easy to get setup and be running.



dSolar 4W System

The dSolar 4W System includes one 9V solar panel, providing approximately 500 mA, enough to power the Mindstorms system and two motors in direct sunlight. Also includes one dSolar Power Cord and one dSolar Adapter.

dSolar 4W

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Enhance the stability of your dSolar creation. The dSolar CapBank is a capacitor bank that serves as a mini-battery. The dSolar System quickly charges the capacitors in the bank, providing steady power for your creation if it runs through a shadow or passes under a cloud.

dSolar CapBank

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dSolar Parallel

Connect multiple solar panels in parallel with the dSolar Parallel. The dSolar Parallel connects up to three solar panels in parallel to help power more demanding robots or make it through a cloudy day.

The Parallel can deliver up to 750 mA at 10 volts with three solar panels.

dSolar Parallel

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dSolar Battery Pack Adapter

The dSolar Battery Pack Adapter connects your dSolar System to the Lego Lithium Rechargeable Battery Pack, allowing you to recharge your battery using the sun.

The dSolar Battery Pack Adapter fits Lego Product ID W979798.

dSolar Battery Pack Adapter

Detailed Description

dSolar Systems allow you to power your LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robot using nothing but the sun! This 9V solar power system is designed for the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT system and includes everything you need to get started.

Easily attach the solar panel to any of your LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXTcreations. Add more panels as the system gets bigger, or depending on your power needs.

All systems include a dSolar Power Cord and a dSolar NXT Adapter to power your NXT projects.


Check out our wiki-manual for how to setup and use the dSolar.

Check out our Youtube Manual for a quick video guide of how to get started.



Visit our Downloads section for blocks, example programs, and projects for the dSolar.
More on the dSolar System

Get a quick start to building your dSolar robot. Check out the 10 Minute Bot here.

See some of the projects we've done with the dSolar here.