PNP general purpose transistor

PNP transistor in a SOT23 plastic package. NPN complement: PMBTA06.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
PMBTA56 PMBTA56,235 933816490235 SOT23 Order product
PMBTA56 PMBTA56,215 933816490215 SOT23 Order product
PMBTA56/B PMBTA56/B,235 934059375235 SOT23 Order product


  • High current (max. 500 mA)
  • Low voltage (max. 80 V).
  • AEC-Q101 qualified

Target applications

  • General purpose switching and amplification, e.g. telephony and professional communication equipment.


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)PolarityConfigurationPtot (mW)VCEO [max] (V)IC [max] (mA)hFE [min]fr [min] (MHz)
PMBTA56SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 1PNP1250-80-50010050


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9338 164 90235 )

SOT23Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePack
( 9338 164 90215 )
Active%2GReel 7" Q3/T4

Quality, reliability & chemical content

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

Documentation (8)

File nameTitleTypeDate
PMBTA56PNP general purpose transistorData sheet2004-01-08
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
PMBTA56_Nexperia_Product_QualityPMBTA56 Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
PMBTA56_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityPMBTA56 Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2019-04-29
PMBTA56PMBTA56 SPICE modelSPICE model2019-11-21
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
LSYMTRALetter Symbols - Transistors; GeneralDesign support1999-05-06
PMBTA56PMBTA56 SPICE modelSPICE model2019-11-21

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
PMBTA56PMBTA56,235933816490235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
PMBTA56PMBTA56,215933816490215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
PMBTA56/BPMBTA56/B,235934059375235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product


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