Colorado Instruments, Inc. is a Registered Colorado Corporation, doing business as (DBA) SOLARMADE and Solarts®. We manufacture a wide variety of solar (photovoltaic) powered products for educational, consumer, gifts, electronic and custom OEM markets. 

  • Solar Made is an Authorized Stocking Distributor for Mighty Mule® E-Z Gate solar powered automatic gate openers with over 7000 units sold since 2001.
  • Solar Made is an Authorized Stocking Distributor of PowerFilm® flexible plastic amorphous silicon solar modules for ultra thin and light-weight (portable) applications - Rollable and Foldable solar panels up to 60 watts+.
  • Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. Authorized Stocking Distributor, starting in 2010. Ascent Solar Manufacturing here in Colorado, USA. (CIGS) Technology WaveSol flexible, lightweight plastic thin-film PV for both the EIPV Portable and BIPV/BAPV marketplace.
    NEW EnerPlex line of portable consumer solar products design for all USB enabled devices - to provide mobile charging solutions in any environment including smartphone solar/battery cases, portable generators and solar panels.
  • The Silent Symphony® "solar rainbow maker" offers 7 models for that perfect gift to compliment the ongoing Solarts® Executive solar gifts including Skier, Snowboader and surfing versions.

You will find Solar Made products and solar panels on instruments in oil/gas fields, in-store advertising motion displays, science students Junior Solar Sprint, Radio Shack, hobby and gift stores, along with school educational catalogs and websites. Shop our easy website for the complete Solar Made® standard product offering (

Solar Made products are copyrighted, with patents and trademarks registered.

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For more information regarding solar applications please visit our Everything About Solar page.

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2807 North Prospect
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Phone: 719-635-5125
Toll Free: 800-246-7012
FAX: 719-635-5398

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