BC859; BC860

PNP general purpose transistors

PNP transistor in a SOT23 plastic package.

NPN complements: BC849 and BC850.

Features and benefits

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

Applications

  • Low noise input stages of audio frequency equipment.

Parametrics

Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)hFE [min]hFE [max]fT [min] (MHz)ComplementIC [max] (mA)Noise figure [max] (dB)VCEO [max] (V)Ptot [max] (mW)Polarity
BC859BSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1220475100BC849B100430250PNP
BC859CSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1420800100BC849C100430250PNP
BC860BSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1220475100BC850B100445250PNP
BC860CSOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1420800100BC850C100445250PNP

Package

Type numberPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPackingStatusMarkingOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))
BC859B

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4Active4B%BC859B,215
( 9335 898 20215 )
BC859C

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActive4C%BC859C,235
( 9336 286 90235 )
Reel 7" Q3/T4Active4C%BC859C,215
( 9336 286 90215 )
BC860B

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActive4F%BC860B,235
( 9335 898 50235 )
Reel 7" Q3/T4Active4F%BC860B,215
( 9335 898 50215 )
BC860C

(SOT23)
SOT23Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActive4G%BC860C,235
( 9336 287 00235 )
Reel 7" Q3/T4Active4G%BC860C,215
( 9336 287 00215 )

Discontinuation information

Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))Last time buy dateLast time delivery dateReplacement productStatusComments
BC859B933589820185
BC859B/A2934062978215
BC859B/AU934067119215
BC860C/A2934062979215

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFLeadfree conversion dateMSLMSL leadfree
BC859BBC859B,215BC859Bweek 34, 200311
BC859CBC859C,235BC859Cweek 34, 200311
BC859CBC859C,215BC859Cweek 34, 200311
BC860BBC860B,235BC860Bweek 34, 200311
BC860BBC860B,215BC860Bweek 34, 200311
BC860CBC860C,235BC860Cweek 34, 200311
BC860CBC860C,215BC860Cweek 34, 200311
Quality and reliability disclaimer

Documentation (5)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BC859_BC860PNP general purpose transistorsData sheet2004-01-15
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
Nexperia_Selection_guide_2020Nexperia Selection Guide 2020Selection guide2020-01-31
Nexperia_Selection_guide_2021Nexperia Selection Guide 2021Selection guide2021-01-08
SOT23plastic, surface-mounted package; 3 terminals; 1.9 mm pitch; 2.9 mm x 1.3 mm x 1 mm bodyPackage information2020-05-13

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