40 V, 100 mA PNP general-purpose transistor

PNP general-purpose transistor in a small SOT23 (TO-236AB) Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic package.

NPN complement: PMBS3904

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PMBS3906 PMBS3906,215 933972880215 SOT23 Order product
PMBS3906 PMBS3906,235 933972880235 SOT23 Order product
PMBS3906 PMBS3906,185 933972880185 SOT23 Order product
PMBS3906/A X 934055929215 SOT23 Order product
PMBS3906/DG PMBS3906/DG,215 934062755215 SOT23 Order product


  • 100 mA collector current capability

Target applications

  • General-purpose switching and amplification


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityConfigurationPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]fr [min] (MHz)
PMBS3906SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP1250-40-10060300150


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9339 728 80215 )

SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4
( 9339 728 80235 )
Active%O6Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePack

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (9)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PMBS390640 V, 100 mA PNP general-purpose transistorData sheet2018-06-05
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
PMBS3906_Nexperia_Product_QualityPMBS3906 Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PMBS3906_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPMBS3906 Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2019-04-29
PMBS3906PMBS3906 SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22
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
PMBS3906PMBS3906 SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PMBS3906PMBS3906,215933972880215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
PMBS3906PMBS3906,235933972880235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
PMBS3906PMBS3906,185933972880185Reel 7" Q3/T4 Pitch 4mm in Multi reel packOrder product
PMBS3906/AX934055929215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
PMBS3906/DGPMBS3906/DG,215934062755215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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