45 V, 1 A PNP medium power transistor

PNP medium power transistor in a SOT223 Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic package. NPN complement: BCP54.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
BCP51-16 BCP51-16,135 933917290135 SOT223 Order product
BCP51-16 BCP51-16,115 933917290115 SOT223 Order product
BCP51-16/A BCP51-16/A,135 934061072135 SOT223 Order product
BCP51-16/A BCP51-16/A,115 934061072115 SOT223 Order product
BCP51-16/A2 BCP51-16/A2,115 934062842115 SOT223 Order product


  • High current
  • Three current gain selections
  • High power dissipation capability
  • AEC-Q101 qualified

Target applications

  • Linear voltage regulators
  • High-side switches
  • Battery-driven devices
  • Power management
  • MOSFET drivers
  • Amplifiers


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)Ptot [max] (mW)PolarityVCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]fT [min] (MHz)Complement
BCP51-16SOT223SC-736.5 x 3.5 x 1.651350PNP451000100250145BCP54-16


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9339 172 90135 )
SOT223Reel 11¼" Q1/T1 in LargePack
( 9339 172 90115 )
ActiveBCP51/16Reel 7" Q1/T1

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFEFRIFRMTBF (hour)MSLMSL leadfree
Quality and reliability disclaimer

Documentation (10)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BCP51_BCX51_BC51PA45 V, 1A PNP medium power transistorsData sheet2018-08-28
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
DERATSMDPower Derating Curves for SMDs; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BCP51-16_Nexperia_Product_QualityBCP51-16 Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
BCP51-16_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityBCP51-16 Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2019-04-29
BCP51-16BCP51-16 SPICE modelSPICE model2019-10-16
SOT223_115Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 115Packing2012-11-07
SOT223_135Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 135Packing2012-11-07
SOT223plastic, surface-mounted package with increased heatsink; 4 leads; 2.3 mm pitch; 6.5 mm x 3.5 mm x 1.65 mm bodyOutline drawing2019-05-28


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File nameTitleTypeDate
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
DERATSMDPower Derating Curves for SMDs; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BCP51-16BCP51-16 SPICE modelSPICE model2019-10-16

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
BCP51-16BCP51-16,135933917290135Reel 11¼" Q1/T1 in LargePackOrder product
BCP51-16BCP51-16,115933917290115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product
BCP51-16/ABCP51-16/A,135934061072135Reel 11¼" Q1/T1 in LargePackOrder product
BCP51-16/ABCP51-16/A,115934061072115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product
BCP51-16/A2BCP51-16/A2,115934062842115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product


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