Low-voltage avalanche regulator diodes

High performance voltage regulator diodes in small SOT23 plastic SMD packages.

The series consists of PLVA650A to PLVA668A.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PLVA653A PLVA653A,215 934017350215 SOT23 Order product


  • Very low dynamic impedance at low currents: approximately 1/20 of conventional series
  • Hard breakdown knee
  • Low noise: approximately 1/10 of conventional series
  • Total power dissipation: max. 250 mW
  • Small tolerances of VZ
  • Working voltage range: nominal 5.00 to 6.80 V
  • Non-repetitive peak reverse power dissipation: maximal 30 W.
  • AEC-Q101 qualified

Target applications

  • Low current, low power, low noise applications
  • CMOS RAM back-up circuits
  • Voltage stabilizers
  • Voltage limiters
  • Smoke detector relays.


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)VZ [nom] (V)IZ (mA)Tolerance +/-VZ [max] (V)IF [max] (mA)VZ [min] (V)Ptot (mW)PZSM (W)Configuration
PLVA653ASOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 150.250.2 V5.52505.125030single


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9340 173 50215 )

SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (6)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PLVA6XXA_SERIESLow-voltage avalanche regulator diodesData sheet2004-01-13
PLVA653A_Nexperia_Product_QualityPLVA653A Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PLVA653A_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPLVA653A Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2019-04-29
PLVA653APLVA653A SPICE modelSPICE model2017-11-02
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
PLVA653APLVA653A SPICE modelSPICE model2017-11-02

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PLVA653APLVA653A,215934017350215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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