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45 V, 500 mA NPN general-purpose transistors

NPN general-purpose transistor in a very small SOT323 (SC-70) Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic package.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
BC817-16W BC817-16W,135 934021920135 SOT323 Order product
BC817-16W BC817-16W,115 934021920115 SOT323 Order product

Features and benefits

  • High current
  • Three current gain selections
  • AEC-Q101 qualified


  • General-purpose switching and amplification


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]
BC817-16WSOT323SC-702 x 1.25 x 0.95NPN20045500100250


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9340 219 20135 )
SOT323Reel 13” or 11 ¼” Q1/T1
( 9340 219 20115 )
Active6A%Reel 7” Q1/T1 or Q2/T3

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFMSLMSL leadfree
Quality and reliability disclaimer

Documentation (5)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BC817W_SERNPN general purpose transistorsData sheet2018-06-11
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BC817-16W_Nexperia_Product_QualityBC817-16W Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
BC817-16W_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityBC817-16W Nexperia Product Reliability Quality documentQuality document2020-03-11
BC817-16WBC817-16W SPICE modelSPICE model2020-07-06


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File nameTitleTypeDate
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BC817-16WBC817-16W SPICE modelSPICE model2020-07-06

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
BC817-16WBC817-16W,135934021920135Reel 13” or 11 ¼” Q1/T1 Order product
BC817-16WBC817-16W,115934021920115Reel 7” Q1/T1 or Q2/T3Order product


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