NPN high-voltage transistor

NPN high-voltage transistor in a SOT23 plastic package.

PNP complement: PMBT5401.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PMBT5551 PMBT5551,235 933821840235 SOT23 Order product
PMBT5551 PMBT5551,215 933821840215 SOT23 Order product
PMBT5551/G PMBT5551/G,215 934058452215 SOT23 Order product


  • Low current (max. 300 mA)
  • High voltage (max. 160 V).
  • AEC-Q101 qualified

Target applications

  • General purpose
  • Telephony.


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)hFE minProduct statusfT min (MHz)PolarityIC max (mA)VCEO max (V)Ptot max (mW)ComplementhFE max
PMBT5551SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 180Production100NPN300160250PMBT5401250


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9338 218 40235 )

SOT23Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePack
( 9338 218 40215 )
Active%G1Reel 7" Q3/T4

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (8)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PMBT5551NPN high-voltage transistorData sheet2004-01-20
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
PMBT5551_Nexperia_Product_QualityPMBT5551 Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PMBT5551_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPMBT5551 Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2019-04-29
PMBT5551PMBT5551 SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22
SOT23_235Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 235Packing2013-02-05
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
PMBT5551PMBT5551 SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PMBT5551PMBT5551,235933821840235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
PMBT5551PMBT5551,215933821840215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
PMBT5551/GPMBT5551/G,215934058452215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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