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PLVA656A Automotive Qualified

Low-voltage avalanche regulator diodes

High performance voltage regulator diodes in small SOT23 plastic SMD packages.

The series consists of PLVA650A to PLVA668A.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PLVA656A PLVA656A,215 934017360215 SOT23 Order product
PLVA656A/B PLVA656A/B,215 934059566215 SOT23 Order product

Features and benefits

  • Very low dynamic impedance at low currents: approximately 1/20 of conventional series
  • Hard breakdown knee
  • Low noise: approximately 1/10 of conventional series
  • Total power dissipation: max. 250 mW
  • Small tolerances of VZ
  • Working voltage range: nominal 5.00 to 6.80 V
  • Non-repetitive peak reverse power dissipation: maximal 30 W.
  • AEC-Q101 qualified


  • Low current, low power, low noise applications
  • CMOS RAM back-up circuits
  • Voltage stabilizers
  • Voltage limiters
  • Smoke detector relays.


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)VZ [nom] (V)IZ (mA)Tolerance +/-VZ [max] (V)IF [max] (mA)VZ [min] (V)Ptot (mW)PZSM (W)Configuration
PLVA656ASOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x V5.82505.425030single


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9340 173 60215 )

SOT23Reel 7" Q3/T4

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (4)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PLVA6XXA_SERIESLow-voltage avalanche regulator diodesData sheet2020-04-06
PLVA656A_Nexperia_Product_QualityPLVA656A Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PLVA656A_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPLVA656A Nexperia Product Reliability Quality documentQuality document2020-03-11
PLVA656APLVA656A SPICE ModelSPICE model2015-12-08


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File nameTitleTypeDate
PLVA656APLVA656A SPICE ModelSPICE model2015-12-08

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PLVA656APLVA656A,215934017360215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
PLVA656A/BPLVA656A/B,215934059566215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


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