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
BC846A BC846A,215 933589550215 SOT23 Order product
BC846A BC846A,235 933589550235 SOT23 Order product
BC846A BC846A,185 933589550185 SOT23 Order product
BC846A/A2 BC846A/A2,215 934062962215 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]
BC846ASOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1NPN125065100110220


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9335 895 50215 )

SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4
( 9335 895 50235 )
Active1A%Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePack

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (10)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BC846_SER65 V, 100 mA NPN general-purpose transistorsData sheet2018-08-07
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BC846A_Nexperia_Product_QualityBC846A Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
BC846A_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityBC846A Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2019-04-29
BC846ABC846A SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-21
SOT23_235Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 235Packing2013-02-05
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
BC846ABC846A SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-21

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
BC846ABC846A,215933589550215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
BC846ABC846A,235933589550235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
BC846ABC846A,185933589550185Reel 7" Q3/T4 Pitch 4mm in Multi reel packOrder product
BC846A/A2BC846A/A2,215934062962215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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