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40 V; 2 A NPN low VCEsat (BISS) transistor

NPN low VCEsat transistor in a SOT23 plastic package. PNP complement: PBSS5240T.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PBSS4240T PBSS4240TVL 934056606235 SOT23 Order product
PBSS4240T PBSS4240T,215 934056606215 SOT23 Order product

Features and benefits

  • Low collector-emitter saturation voltage
  • High current capability
  • Improved device reliability due to reduced heat generation
  • Replacement for SOT89/SOT223 standard packaged transistors.
  • AEC-Q101 qualified


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


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]fT [min] (MHz)
PBSS4240TSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1NPN300402000350100


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9340 566 06235 )

Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePack
( 9340 566 06215 )
ActiveZE%Reel 7" Q3/T4

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (7)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PBSS4240T40 V; 2 A NPN low VCEsat (BISS) transistorData sheet2004-01-08
AN11076Thermal behavior of small-signal discretes on multilayer PCBsApplication note2021-06-23
PBSS4240T_Nexperia_Product_QualityPBSS4240T Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PBSS4240T_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPBSS4240T Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2021-03-19
PBSS4240TPBSS4240T SPICE modelSPICE model2020-11-11
WAVE_BG-BD-1Wave soldering profileWave soldering2021-09-08


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File nameTitleTypeDate
PBSS4240TPBSS4240T SPICE modelSPICE model2020-11-11

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PBSS4240TPBSS4240TVL934056606235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
PBSS4240TPBSS4240T,215934056606215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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