BCX17; BCX18

PNP general purpose transistors

PNP transistor in a SOT23 plastic package.

NPN complement: BCX19.

Features and benefits

  • High current (max. 500 mA)
  • Low voltage (max. 45 V).
  • AEC-Q101 qualified


  • Saturated switching and driver applications e.g. for industrial service
  • Thick and thin-film circuits.


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]
BCX17SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-45-500100600
BCX18SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP250-25-500100600


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

Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActiveT1%BCX17,235
( 9332 096 20235 )
Reel 7" Q3/T4ActiveT1%BCX17,215
( 9332 096 20215 )

Reel 7" Q3/T4ActiveT2%BCX18,215
( 9332 096 30215 )
Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActiveT2%BCX18,235
( 9332 096 30235 )

Discontinuation information

Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))Last time buy dateLast time delivery dateReplacement productStatusComments

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFLeadfree conversion dateMSLMSL leadfree
BCX17BCX17,235BCX17week 34, 200311
BCX17BCX17,215BCX17week 34, 200311
BCX18BCX18,215BCX18week 34, 200311
BCX18BCX18,235BCX18week 34, 200311
Quality and reliability disclaimer

Documentation (5)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BCX17_BCX18PNP general purpose transistorsData sheet2004-01-15
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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