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20 V, 5 A NPN low VCEsat (BISS) transistor

NPN low VCEsat BISS transistor in a SOT89 (SC-62) plastic package.

PNP complement: PBSS5520X.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PBSS4520X PBSS4520X,135 934058128135 SOT89 Order product

Features and benefits

  • High hFE and low VCEsat at high current operation
  • High collector current capability: IC maximum 5 A
  • Higher efficiency leading to less heat generation.
  • AEC-Q101 qualified


  • Medium power peripheral drivers, e.g. fans and motors
  • Strobe flash units for DSC and mobile phones
  • Inverter applications, e.g. TFT displays
  • Power switch for LAN and ADSL systems
  • Medium power DC-to-DC conversion
  • Battery chargers.


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]fT [min] (MHz)
PBSS4520XSOT89SOT894.5 x 2.5 x 1.5NPN2500205000300100


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9340 581 28135 )
ActiveStandard Marking

SOT89Reel 13” or 11 ¼” Q1/T1

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (5)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PBSS4520X20 V, 5 A NPN low VCEsat (BISS) transistorData sheet2004-11-07
AN11076Thermal behavior of small-signal discretes on multilayer PCBsApplication note2011-07-12
PBSS4520X_Nexperia_Product_QualityPBSS4520X Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PBSS4520X_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPBSS4520X Nexperia Product Reliability Quality documentQuality document2020-03-11
PBSS4520XPBSS4520X SPICE modelSPICE model2020-07-06


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File nameTitleTypeDate
PBSS4520XPBSS4520X SPICE modelSPICE model2020-07-06

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PBSS4520XPBSS4520X,135934058128135Reel 13” or 11 ¼” Q1/T1 Order product


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