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PNP switching transistor

PNP switching transistor in a SOT23 (TO-236AB) small Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic package.

NPN complement: PMBT3904

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PMBT3906 PMBT3906,235 933776010235 SOT23 Order product
PMBT3906 PMBT3906,215 933776010215 SOT23 Order product

Features and benefits

  • Collector-emitter voltage VCEO = - 40 V
  • Collector-current capability IC = - 200 mA


  • General amplification and switching


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]fT [min] (MHz)
PMBT3906SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-40-20060300250


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9337 760 10235 )

Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePack
( 9337 760 10215 )
Active%2AReel 7" Q3/T4

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (6)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PMBT3906PNP switching transistorData sheet2017-06-08
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
PMBT3906_Nexperia_Product_QualityPMBT3906 Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PMBT3906_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPMBT3906 Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2021-03-19
PMBT3906PMBT3906 SPICE modelSPICE model2020-11-16
WAVE_BG-BD-1Wave soldering profileWave soldering2021-09-08


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File nameTitleTypeDate
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
PMBT3906PMBT3906 SPICE modelSPICE model2020-11-16

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PMBT3906PMBT3906,235933776010235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
PMBT3906PMBT3906,215933776010215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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