BC856; BC857; BC858

PNP general purpose transistors

PNP transistor in a SOT23 plastic package.

NPN complements: BC846, BC847 and BC848.

Features and benefits

  • Low current (max. 100 mA)
  • Low voltage (max. 65 V).
  • 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]
BC856SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-65-100125475
BC856ASOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-65-100125250
BC856BSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-65-100220475
BC857SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-45-100125800
BC857ASOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-45-100125250
BC857BSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-45-100220475
BC857CSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-45-100420800
BC858BSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-30-100220475

Package

Type numberPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPackingStatusMarkingOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))
BC856

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4Active3D%BC856,215
( 9335 897 10215 )
BC856A

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4Active3A%BC856A,215
( 9335 897 20215 )
BC856B

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4Active3B%BC856B,215
( 9335 897 30215 )
Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActive3B%BC856B,235
( 9335 897 30235 )
BC857

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4Active3H%BC857,215
( 9335 897 40215 )
Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActive3H%BC857,235
( 9335 897 40235 )
BC857A

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4Active3E%BC857A,215
( 9335 897 50215 )
BC857B

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4Active3F%BC857B,215
( 9335 897 60215 )
Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActive3F%BC857B,235
( 9335 897 60235 )
BC857C

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4Active3G%BC857C,215
( 9337 699 00215 )
Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActive3G%BC857C,235
( 9337 699 00235 )
BC858B

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4Active3K%BC858B,215
( 9335 897 90215 )
Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActive3K%BC858B,235
( 9335 897 90235 )

Discontinuation information

Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))Last time buy dateLast time delivery dateReplacement productStatusComments
BC856A933589720185
BC856A/A2934062972215
BC856B933589730185
BC856B/A2934062973215
BC856B/AU934067118235
BC856B/AU934067118215
BC857933589740185
BC857/A2934062974215
BC857B933589760185
BC857B/B934059527235
BC857B/B934059527215
BC857C933769900185
BC857C/A2934062976215
BC858B933589790185
BC858B/A2934062977235

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFLeadfree conversion dateMSLMSL leadfree
BC856BC856,215BC856week 34, 200311
BC856ABC856A,215BC856Aweek 34, 200311
BC856BBC856B,215BC856Bweek 34, 200311
BC856BBC856B,235BC856Bweek 34, 200311
BC857BC857,215BC857week 34, 200311
BC857BC857,235BC857week 34, 200311
BC857ABC857A,215BC857Aweek 34, 200311
BC857BBC857B,215BC857Bweek 34, 200311
BC857BBC857B,235BC857Bweek 34, 200311
BC857CBC857C,215BC857Cweek 34, 200311
BC857CBC857C,235BC857Cweek 34, 200311
BC858BBC858B,215BC858Bweek 34, 200311
BC858BBC858B,235BC858Bweek 34, 200311
Quality and reliability disclaimer

Documentation (5)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BC856_BC857_BC858PNP general purpose transistorsData sheet2018-04-16
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
Nexperia_Selection_guide_2020Nexperia Selection Guide 2020Selection guide2020-01-31
BC857A-Software2008-11-20
SOT23plastic, surface-mounted package; 3 terminals; 1.9 mm pitch; 2.9 mm x 1.3 mm x 1 mm bodyPackage information2020-05-13

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