40 V, 2 A PNP low VCEsat (BISS) transistor

PNP low VCEsat transistor in a small SOT23 (TO-236AB) Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic package.

NPN complement: PBSS4240T

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PBSS5240T PBSS5240TVL 934056607235 SOT23 Order product
PBSS5240T PBSS5240T,215 934056607215 SOT23 Order product
PBSS5240T/DG PBSS5240T/DG,215 934061888215 SOT23 Order product


  • Low collector-emitter saturation voltage
  • High current capability
  • Improved device reliability due to reduced heat generation
  • Replacement for SOT89/SOT223 standard packaged transistor.
  • AEC-Q101 qualified

Target applications

  • Supply line switching circuits
  • Battery management applications
  • DC/DC converter applications
  • Strobe flash units
  • Heavy duty battery powered equipment (motor and lamp drivers).


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)transistor polarityPtot [max] (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (A)ICM [max] (A)hFE [min]hFE [typ]fT [min] (MHz)fT [typ] (MHz)VCEsat [max] (mV)
PBSS5240TSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP480-40-2-3300450100200-350


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9340 566 07235 )

SOT23Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePack
( 9340 566 07215 )
ActiveZF%Reel 7" Q3/T4

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (8)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PBSS5240T40 V, 2 A PNP low VCEsat (BISS) transistorData sheet2004-01-14
AN11076Thermal behavior of small-signal discretes on multilayer PCBsApplication note2011-07-12
PBSS5240T_Nexperia_Product_QualityPBSS5240T Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PBSS5240T_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPBSS5240T Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2019-04-29
PBSS5240TPBSS5240T SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22
SOT23_235Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 235Packing2013-02-05
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
PBSS5240TPBSS5240T SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PBSS5240TPBSS5240TVL934056607235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
PBSS5240TPBSS5240T,215934056607215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
PBSS5240T/DGPBSS5240T/DG,215934061888215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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