Solar Motor / Mendocino Motor


  • Working Principle: Fleming LHR and photovoltaic effect
  • Product Material: MDF along with assorted electronic parts
  • Dimensions: (18 x 10 x 8) cm
  • Age: 17 years
  • Class/Grade: 12th
  • Category: Physics
  • Resource: Common
SKU: PH 1091 C Category:

The Solar Motor also known as Mendocino motor is a solar-powered magnetically levitated electric motor in which solar cells power the individual coils of a motor.
This DIY kit depicts this concept in action

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students get a practical exposure to the various principles on which electricity and magnetism are based. In this experiment electricity is produced by solar panels
  2. The simple nature of kits enhances the curiosity of users.
  3. Helps in developing creativity