65 V, 100 mA NPN general-purpose transistors

NPN general-purpose transistors in Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic packages.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
BC846 BC846,215 933589540215 SOT23 Order product
BC846 BC846,185 933589540185 SOT23 Order product
BC846/A2 BC846/A2,215 934062961215 SOT23 Order product
BC846/DG BC846/DG,215 934061878215 SOT23 Order product
BC846/G BC846/G,215 934058361215 SOT23 Order product


  • General-purpose transistors
  • SMD plastic packages
  • Two different gain selections
  • AEC-Q101 qualified

Target applications

  • General-purpose switching and amplification


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityConfigurationPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]
BC846SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1NPN125065100110450


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9335 895 40215 )

SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (9)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BC846_SER65 V, 100 mA NPN general-purpose transistorsData sheet2018-08-07
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BC846_Nexperia_Product_QualityBC846 Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
BC846_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityBC846 Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2019-04-29
BC846BC846 SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22
SOT23_185Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 185Packing2012-11-16
SOT23_215Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 215Packing2012-11-16
SOT23plastic, surface-mounted package; 3 terminals; 1.9 mm pitch; 2.9 mm x 1.3 mm x 1 mm bodyOutline drawing2019-01-09


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File nameTitleTypeDate
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BC846BC846 SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
BC846BC846,215933589540215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
BC846BC846,185933589540185Reel 7" Q3/T4 Pitch 4mm in Multi reel packOrder product
BC846/A2BC846/A2,215934062961215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
BC846/DGBC846/DG,215934061878215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
BC846/GBC846/G,215934058361215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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