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40 V low VCEsat PNP transistor

PNP low VCesat transistor in a SOT323 (SC-70) plastic package.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PBSS5140U PBSS5140U,135 934056513135 SOT323 Order product
PBSS5140U PBSS5140U,115 934056513115 SOT323 Order product

Features and benefits

  • Low collector-emitter saturation voltage
  • High current capability
  • Improved device reliability due to reduced heat generation
  • Enhanced performance over SOT23 1A standard packaged transistor.
  • AEC-Q101 qualified


  • General purpose switching and muting
  • LCD back lighting
  • Supply line switching circuits
  • Battery driven equipment (mobile phones, video cameras and hand-held devices).


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]fT [min] (MHz)
PBSS5140USOT323SC-702 x 1.25 x 0.95PNP250-40-1000300800150


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9340 565 13135 )
Reel 13” or 11 ¼” Q1/T1
( 9340 565 13115 )
Active51%Reel 7” Q1/T1 or Q2/T3

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (6)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PBSS5140U40 V low VCEsat PNP transistorData sheet2001-07-19
AN11076Thermal behavior of small-signal discretes on multilayer PCBsApplication note2021-06-23
PBSS5140U_Nexperia_Product_QualityPBSS5140U Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PBSS5140U_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPBSS5140U Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2021-03-19
PBSS5140UPBSS5140U SPICE modelSPICE model2020-11-11
WAVE_BG-BD-1Wave soldering profileWave soldering2021-09-08


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File nameTitleTypeDate
PBSS5140UPBSS5140U SPICE modelSPICE model2020-11-11

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PBSS5140UPBSS5140U,135934056513135Reel 13” or 11 ¼” Q1/T1 Order product
PBSS5140UPBSS5140U,115934056513115Reel 7” Q1/T1 or Q2/T3Order product


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