BCW71; BCW72

NPN general purpose transistors

NPN transistor in a SOT23 plastic package.

PNP complements: BCW69 and BCW70.

Features and benefits

  • Low current (100 mA)
  • Low voltage (45 V)
  • Low noise.
  • AEC-Q101 qualified


  • General purpose switching and amplification.


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]
BCW71SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1NPN25045100110220
BCW72SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1NPN25045100200450


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

Reel 7" Q3/T4ActiveK1%BCW71,215
( 9331 493 90215 )

Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActiveK2%BCW72,235
( 9331 494 00235 )
Reel 7" Q3/T4ActiveK2%BCW72,215
( 9331 494 00215 )

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFLeadfree conversion dateMSLMSL leadfree
BCW71BCW71,215BCW71week 34, 200311
BCW72BCW72,235BCW72week 34, 200311
BCW72BCW72,215BCW72week 34, 200311
Quality and reliability disclaimer

Documentation (5)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BCW71_72NPN general purpose transistorsData sheet1999-04-18
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
Nexperia_Selection_guide_2020Nexperia Selection Guide 2020Selection guide2020-01-31
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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