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BCP56-16 Automotive Qualified

80 V, 1 A NPN medium power transistor

NPN medium power transistor in a SOT223 Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic package. PNP complement: BCP53.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
BCP56-16 BCP56-16,135 933917260135 SOT223 Order product
BCP56-16 BCP56-16,115 933917260115 SOT223 Order product
BCP56-16/A BCP56-16/A,135 934061081135 SOT223 Order product
BCP56-16/A BCP56-16/A,115 934061081115 SOT223 Order product
BCP56-16/A2 BCP56-16/A2,115 934062852115 SOT223 Order product


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

Target applications

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


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityConfigurationPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]fr [min] (MHz)
BCP56-16SOT223SC-736.5 x 3.5 x 1.65NPN165080100063250100


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9339 172 60135 )
SOT223Reel 11¼" Q1/T1 in LargePack
( 9339 172 60115 )
ActiveBCP56/16Reel 7" Q1/T1

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (5)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BCP56_BCX56_BC56PA80 V, 1 A NPN medium power transistorsData sheet2018-08-07
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BCP56-16_Nexperia_Product_QualityBCP56-16 Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
BCP56-16_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityBCP56-16 Nexperia Product Reliability Quality documentQuality document2020-03-11
BCP56-16BCP56-16 SPICE modelSPICE model2020-04-29


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File nameTitleTypeDate
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BCP56-16BCP56-16 SPICE modelSPICE model2020-04-29

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
BCP56-16BCP56-16,135933917260135Reel 11¼" Q1/T1 in LargePackOrder product
BCP56-16BCP56-16,115933917260115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product
BCP56-16/ABCP56-16/A,135934061081135Reel 11¼" Q1/T1 in LargePackOrder product
BCP56-16/ABCP56-16/A,115934061081115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product
BCP56-16/A2BCP56-16/A2,115934062852115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product


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