80 V, 1 A PNP medium power transistor

PNP medium power transistor in a SOT89 Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic package. NPN complement: BCX56.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
BCX53-16 BCX53-16,115 933674730115 SOT89 Order product
BCX53-16 BCX53-16,146 933674730146 SOT89 Order product
BCX53-16 BCX53-16,135 933674730135 SOT89 Order product
BCX53-16 BCX53-16,120 933674730120 SOT89 Order product
BCX53-16/B BCX53-16/B,115 934063185115 SOT89 Order product


  • High current
  • Three current gain selections
  • High power dissipation capability
  • Exposed heatsink for excellent thermal and electrical conductivity
  • AEC-Q101 qualified

Target applications

  • Linear voltage regulators
  • High-side switches
  • Battery-driven devices
  • MOSFET drivers
  • Amplifiers


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)Ptot [max] (mW)PolarityVCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]fT [min] (MHz)Complement
BCX53-16SOT89SOT894.5 x 2.5 x 1.51350PNP801000100250145BCX56-16


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9336 747 30115 )

SOT89Reel 7" Q1/T1
( 9336 747 30146 )
ActiveALReel 7" Q4/T2
( 9336 747 30135 )
ActiveALReel 11¼" Q1/T1 in LargePack

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFEFRIFRMTBF (hour)MSLMSL leadfree
BCX53-16BCX53-16,115Not available95.00.442.27E911
BCX53-16BCX53-16,146Not available95.00.442.27E911
BCX53-16BCX53-16,135Not available95.00.442.27E911
Quality and reliability disclaimer

Documentation (9)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BCP53_BCX53_BC53PA80 V, 1 A PNP medium power transistorsData sheet2018-08-07
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BCX53-16_Nexperia_Product_QualityBCX53-16 Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
BCX53-16_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityBCX53-16 Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2019-04-29
BCX53-16BCX53-16 SPICE modelSPICE model2019-11-21
SOT89_135Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 135Packing2012-11-28
SOT89_115Reel pack for SMD, 7"; Q2/T3 product orientationPacking2019-10-11
SOT89_146Reel pack, SMD, 7" T3 Turned 270 degree product orientation Ordering code (12NC) ending 146Packing2014-03-04
SOT89plastic, surface-mounted package; 3 leads; 1.5 mm pitch; 4.5 mm x 2.5 mm x 1.5 mm bodyOutline drawing2017-01-30


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File nameTitleTypeDate
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BCX53-16BCX53-16 SPICE modelSPICE model2019-11-21

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
BCX53-16BCX53-16,115933674730115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product
BCX53-16BCX53-16,146933674730146Reel 7" Q4/T2Order product
BCX53-16BCX53-16,135933674730135Reel 11¼" Q1/T1 in LargePackOrder product
BCX53-16BCX53-16,120933674730120Order product
BCX53-16/BBCX53-16/B,115934063185115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product


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