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60 V, 1 A PNP low VCEsat (BISS) transistor

PNP low VCEsat Breakthrough In Small Signal (BISS) transistor in a small SOT23 (TO-236AB) Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic package.

NPN complement: PBSS4160T.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PBSS5160T PBSS5160TVL 934057668235 SOT23 Order product
PBSS5160T PBSS5160T,215 934057668215 SOT23 Order product

Features and benefits

  • Low collector-emitter saturation voltage VCEsat
  • High collector current capability IC and ICM
  • High efficiency due to less heat generation
  • Reduces Printed-Circuit Board (PCB) area required
  • Cost-effective replacement for medium power transistors BCP52 and BCX52
  • AEC-Q101 qualified


  • Major application segments:
    • Automotive
    • Telecom infrastructure
    • Industrial
  • Power management:
    • JDC-to-DC conversion
    • Supply line switching
  • Peripheral driver:
    • Driver in low supply voltage applications (e.g. lamps and LEDs)
    • Inductive load drivers (e.g. relays, buzzers and motors)


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]fT [min] (MHz)
PBSS5160TSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP270-60-900200150


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9340 576 68235 )

Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePack
( 9340 576 68215 )
Active%U6Reel 7" Q3/T4

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (6)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PBSS5160T60 V, 1 A PNP low VCEsat (BISS) transistorData sheet2017-06-06
AN11076Thermal behavior of small-signal discretes on multilayer PCBsApplication note2021-06-23
PBSS5160T_Nexperia_Product_QualityPBSS5160T Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PBSS5160T_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPBSS5160T Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2021-03-19
PBSS5160TPBSS5160T SPICE modelSPICE model2020-11-11
WAVE_BG-BD-1Wave soldering profileWave soldering2021-09-08


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File nameTitleTypeDate
PBSS5160TPBSS5160T SPICE modelSPICE model2020-11-11

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PBSS5160TPBSS5160TVL934057668235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
PBSS5160TPBSS5160T,215934057668215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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