BDW42 Bipolar Transistor

Characteristics of BDW42 Transistor

  • Type: NPN
  • Collector-Emitter Voltage, max: 100 V
  • Collector-Base Voltage, max: 100 V
  • Emitter-Base Voltage, max: 5 V
  • Collector Current − Continuous, max: 15 A
  • Collector Dissipation: 85 W
  • DC Current Gain (hfe): 1000
  • Transition Frequency, min: 4 MHz
  • Operating and Storage Junction Temperature Range: -55 to +150 °C
  • Package: TO-220

Pinout of BDW42

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Equivalent circuit

BDW42 equivalent circuit

Complementary PNP transistor

The complementary PNP transistor to the BDW42 is the BDW47.

Replacement and Equivalent for BDW42 transistor

You can replace the BDW42 with the BDW42G, BDW43, MJF6388 or MJF6388G.

Lead-free Version

The BDW42G transistor is the lead-free version of the BDW42.
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