The Large Area Solar Simulator has been replaced by the LED Light Soaker

Large Area Solar Simulator (replaced)

The Large Area Solar Simulator is currently not being produced anymore. Its successor is the LED Light Soaker which is able to do everything the Large Area Solar Simulator can do and more. Please check out our Steady State LED solar simulator by clicking on the picture below.

Details of the replaced Large Area Solar Simulator

a solar simulator in a lab

The Large Area Solar Simulator (LASS) produces class AAA+ (according to the IEC 60904-9 ed. 3), steady-state sunlight using a unique and patented technology.

Its positioning is highly flexible and results in a small footprint making it easy to use and ideal for all PV technologies and for all illumination tests from the IEC 61215  and IEC 61730.

For solar module testing purposes, user-friendly IV-measurement equipment is provided with the solar simulation system.

A temperature control chamber can be added.

installation of Perovskite PV modules

Accurately test the efficiency and reliability of Perovskite and Tandem PV modules

A class steady-state illumination, adjustable spectrum and light stability enables precise measurements of these innovative technologies


Perform all light related IEC tests

With the LASS, RnD and certification labs can perform:

⇒Accurate Power determination of all PV types and technologies

⇒Stabilization and LID tests

⇒Hotspot endurance test

⇒Temperature test

Ready for testing according to International standards

  • IEC 61215-1-1: 2016
    Photovoltaic (PV) module Design qualification and type approval
  • IEC 61730: 2016
    Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification

What sets this product apart

  • AAA+ Lightsoaking and Insitu IV measurements

    Observe Light-Induced Degradation performing insitu IV measurements with AAA+ class accuracy

  • IEC 60904-9 ed. 3 ready

    Simulated light with wavelengths between 300 and 1200nm ensures true Pmax output

  • Widly used by certification and RnD labs

    Perform standardization and RnD tests

  • Test every module size

    Our solar simulators are suitable to test all PV sizes, from mini-modules up to the largest modules expected in the market

  • IEC compliance

    Test according to IEC 61215:2016 and 61730:2016

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Eternalsun Spire is a leading manufacturer of solar simulators for measuring the performance and reliability of all PV module technologies.

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