BC846 series

65 V, 100 mA NPN general-purpose transistors

NPN general-purpose transistors in Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic packages.

Features and benefits

  • General-purpose transistors
  • SMD plastic packages
  • Two different gain selections
  • AEC-Q101 qualified

Applications

  • General-purpose switching and amplification

Parametrics

Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]
BC846SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1NPN25065100110450
BC846ASOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1NPN25065100110220
BC846AWSOT323SC-702 x 1.25 x 0.95NPN20065100110220
BC846BSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1NPN25065100200450
BC846BWSOT323SC-702 x 1.25 x 0.95NPN20065100200450
BC846WSOT323SC-702 x 1.25 x 0.95NPN20065100110450

Package

Type numberPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPackingStatusMarkingOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))
BC846

(SOT23)
SOT23WAVE_BG-BD-1
Reel 7" Q3/T4Active1D%BC846,215
( 9335 895 40215 )
BC846A

(SOT23)
SOT23WAVE_BG-BD-1
Reel 7" Q3/T4Active1A%BC846A,215
( 9335 895 50215 )
Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActive1A%BC846A,235
( 9335 895 50235 )
BC846AW
SC-70
(SOT323)
SOT323WAVE_BG-BD-1
Reel 13” or 11 ¼” Q1/T1 Active1A%BC846AW,135
( 9340 217 30135 )
Reel 7” Q1/T1 or Q2/T3Active1A%BC846AW,115
( 9340 217 30115 )
BC846B

(SOT23)
SOT23WAVE_BG-BD-1
Reel 7" Q3/T4Active1B%BC846B,215
( 9335 895 60215 )
Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActive1B%BC846B,235
( 9335 895 60235 )
BC846BW
SC-70
(SOT323)
SOT323WAVE_BG-BD-1
Reel 13” or 11 ¼” Q1/T1 Active1B%BC846BW,135
( 9340 217 40135 )
Reel 7” Q1/T1 or Q2/T3Active1B%BC846BW,115
( 9340 217 40115 )
BC846W
SC-70
(SOT323)
SOT323WAVE_BG-BD-1
Reel 13” or 11 ¼” Q1/T1 Active1D%BC846W,135
( 9340 219 70135 )
Reel 7” Q1/T1 or Q2/T3Active1D%BC846W,115
( 9340 219 70115 )

The variants in the table below are discontinued. See the table Discontinuation information for more information.

Type numberPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPackingStatusMarkingOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))
BC846A/SN

(SOT23)
SOT23WAVE_BG-BD-1
Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackDiscontinued / End-of-life1A%BC846A/SNVL
( 9346 603 37235 )
Reel 7" Q3/T4Discontinued / End-of-life1A%BC846A/SNR
( 9346 603 37215 )
BC846B/SN

(SOT23)
SOT23WAVE_BG-BD-1
Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackDiscontinued / End-of-life1B%BC846B/SNVL
( 9346 603 38235 )
Reel 7" Q3/T4Discontinued / End-of-life1B%BC846B/SNR
( 9346 603 38215 )

Discontinuation information

Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))Last time buy dateLast time delivery dateReplacement productStatusComments
BC846933589540185
BC846/A2934062961215
BC846/DG934061878215
BC846/G934058361215
BC846A933589550185
BC846A/A2934062962215
BC846A/SN934660337235
BC846A/SN934660337215
BC846B933589560185
BC846B/A2934062963215
BC846B/AU934067113235
BC846B/SN934660338235
BC846B/SN934660338215
BC846BW/A2934062889115
BC846BW/DG934062218115
BC846BW/ZL9340697011352017-05-312017-11-30BC846BW
    BC846BW/ZL9340697011152017-05-312017-11-30BC846BW
      BC846W/A2934062896115

      Quality, reliability & chemical content

      Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFLeadfree conversion dateMSLMSL leadfree
      BC846BC846,215BC846week 34, 200311
      BC846ABC846A,215BC846Aweek 34, 200311
      BC846ABC846A,235BC846Aweek 34, 200311
      BC846AWBC846AW,135BC846AWweek 30, 200311
      BC846AWBC846AW,115BC846AWweek 30, 200311
      BC846BBC846B,215BC846Bweek 34, 200311
      BC846BBC846B,235BC846Bweek 34, 200311
      BC846BWBC846BW,135BC846BWweek 30, 200311
      BC846BWBC846BW,115BC846BWweek 30, 200311
      BC846WBC846W,135BC846Wweek 30, 200311
      BC846WBC846W,115BC846Wweek 30, 200311

      The variants in the table below are discontinued. See the table Discontinuation information for more information.

      Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFLeadfree conversion dateMSLMSL leadfree
      BC846A/SNBC846A/SNVLBC846A/SNweek 25, 201911
      BC846A/SNBC846A/SNRBC846A/SNweek 25, 201911
      BC846B/SNBC846B/SNVLBC846B/SNweek 25, 201911
      BC846B/SNBC846B/SNRBC846B/SNweek 25, 201911
      Quality and reliability disclaimer

      Documentation (8)

      File nameTitleTypeDate
      BC846_SER65 V, 100 mA NPN general-purpose transistorsData sheet2018-08-07
      LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
      Nexperia_Selection_guide_2020Nexperia Selection Guide 2020Selection guide2020-01-31
      BC846A-Software2008-11-20
      SOT323plastic, surface-mounted package; 3 leads; 1.3 mm pitch; 2 mm x 1.25 mm x 0.95 mm bodyPackage information2020-04-21
      WAVE_BG-BD-1Wave soldering profileWave soldering2021-09-08
      SOT23plastic, surface-mounted package; 3 terminals; 1.9 mm pitch; 2.9 mm x 1.3 mm x 1 mm bodyPackage information2020-05-13
      WAVE_BG-BD-1Wave soldering profileWave soldering2021-09-08

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