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PNP general purpose transistor

PNP general-purpose transistor in a small SOT23 plastic package. NPN complement: PMBTA06.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PMBTA56 PMBTA56,235 933816490235 SOT23 Order product
PMBTA56 PMBTA56,215 933816490215 SOT23 Order product

Features and benefits

  • High current (max. 500 mA)
  • Low voltage (max. 80 V).


  • General purpose switching and amplification, e.g. telephony and professional communication equipment.


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]fT [min] (MHz)
PMBTA56SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-80-50010050


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9338 164 90235 )

Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePack
( 9338 164 90215 )
Active%2GReel 7" Q3/T4

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (6)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PMBTA56PNP general purpose transistorData sheet2004-01-08
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
PMBTA56_Nexperia_Product_QualityPMBTA56 Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PMBTA56_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPMBTA56 Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2021-03-19
PMBTA56PMBTA56 SPICE modelSPICE model2020-11-11
WAVE_BG-BD-1Wave soldering profileWave soldering2021-09-08


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File nameTitleTypeDate
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
PMBTA56PMBTA56 SPICE modelSPICE model2020-11-11

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PMBTA56PMBTA56,235933816490235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
PMBTA56PMBTA56,215933816490215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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