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40 V low VCEsat PNP transistor

PNP low VCEsat transistor in a SOT223 plastic package. NPN complement: PBSS4540Z.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PBSS5540Z PBSS5540ZF 934055496135 SOT223 Order product
PBSS5540Z PBSS5540Z,115 934055496115 SOT223 Order product
PBSS5540Z/A PBSS5540Z/A,115 934061089115 SOT223 Order product
PBSS5540Z/A2 PBSS5540Z/A2,115 934062858115 SOT223 Order product
PBSS5540Z/G PBSS5540Z/G,115 934058944115 SOT223 Order product
PBSS5540Z/ZL PBSS5540Z/ZLF 934070763135 SOT223 Order product
PBSS5540Z/ZL PBSS5540Z/ZLX 934070763115 SOT223 Order product


  • Low collector-emitter saturation voltage
  • High current capability
  • Improved device reliability due to reduced heat generation.
  • AEC-Q101 qualified

Target applications

  • Supply line switching circuits
  • Battery management applications
  • DC/DC converter applications
  • Strobe flash units
  • Heavy duty battery powered equipment (motor and lamp drivers)
  • MOSFET driver applications.


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)transistor polarityPtot [max] (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (A)ICM [max] (A)hFE [min]hFE [typ]fT [min] (MHz)fT [typ] (MHz)VCEsat [max] (mV)
PBSS5540ZSOT223SC-736.5 x 3.5 x 1.65PNP2000-40-5-1025035060120-375


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9340 554 96135 )
SOT223Reel 11¼" Q1/T1 in LargePack
( 9340 554 96115 )
ActivePB5540Reel 7" Q1/T1

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (8)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PBSS5540Z40 V low VCEsat PNP transistorData sheet2019-09-20
AN11076Thermal behavior of small-signal discretes on multilayer PCBsApplication note2011-07-12
PBSS5540Z_Nexperia_Product_QualityPBSS5540Z Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PBSS5540Z_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPBSS5540Z Nexperia Product Reliability Quality documentQuality document2020-03-11
PBSS5540ZPBSS5540Z SPICE modelSPICE model2020-03-02
SOT223_115Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 115Packing2012-11-07
SOT223_135Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 135Packing2012-11-07
SOT223plastic, surface-mounted package with increased heatsink; 4 leads; 2.3 mm pitch; 6.5 mm x 3.5 mm x 1.65 mm bodyOutline drawing2019-05-28


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File nameTitleTypeDate
PBSS5540ZPBSS5540Z SPICE modelSPICE model2020-03-02

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PBSS5540ZPBSS5540ZF934055496135Reel 11¼" Q1/T1 in LargePackOrder product
PBSS5540ZPBSS5540Z,115934055496115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product
PBSS5540Z/APBSS5540Z/A,115934061089115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product
PBSS5540Z/A2PBSS5540Z/A2,115934062858115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product
PBSS5540Z/GPBSS5540Z/G,115934058944115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product
PBSS5540Z/ZLPBSS5540Z/ZLF934070763135Reel 11¼" Q1/T1 in LargePackOrder product
PBSS5540Z/ZLPBSS5540Z/ZLX934070763115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product


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