NPN general purpose transistors

NPN transistors in a plastic SOT23 package.

PNP complements: BCW29 and BCW30.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
BCW32 BCW32,215 933082791215 SOT23 Order product
BCW32 BCW32,235 933082791235 SOT23 Order product
BCW32 BCW32,185 933082791185 SOT23 Order product
BCW32/DG BCW32/DG,215 934061879215 SOT23 Order product


  • Low current (100 mA)
  • Low voltage (32 V).
  • AEC-Q101 qualified

Target applications

  • General purpose switching and amplification.


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityConfigurationPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]hFE [max]
BCW32SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1NPN125032100200450


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9330 827 91215 )

SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4
( 9330 827 91235 )
ActiveD2%Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePack

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFEFRIFRMTBF (hour)MSLMSL leadfree
Quality and reliability disclaimer

Documentation (9)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BCW31_BCW32_BCW33NPN general purpose transistorsData sheet2004-02-05
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BCW32_Nexperia_Product_QualityBCW32 Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
BCW32_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityBCW32 Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2019-04-29
BCW32BCW32 SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22
SOT23_235Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 235Packing2013-02-05
SOT23_185Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 185Packing2012-11-16
SOT23_215Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 215Packing2012-11-16
SOT23plastic, surface-mounted package; 3 terminals; 1.9 mm pitch; 2.9 mm x 1.3 mm x 1 mm bodyOutline drawing2019-01-09


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File nameTitleTypeDate
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
BCW32BCW32 SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
BCW32BCW32,215933082791215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
BCW32BCW32,235933082791235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
BCW32BCW32,185933082791185Reel 7" Q3/T4 Pitch 4mm in Multi reel packOrder product
BCW32/DGBCW32/DG,215934061879215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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