Features / technical specifications:
- Package Type: TO-126
- Transistor Type: PNP
- Current(IC): -1.5A
- Collector-Emitter Voltage (VCE): –80V
- Collector-Base Voltage (VCB): –80V
- Emitter-Base Voltage (VEBO): –5V
- Collector Dissipation (Pc): 12.5 Watt
- Max Transition Frequency (fT): 190 MHz
- Minimum & Maximum DC Current Gain (hFE): 25 – 250
- Max Storage & Operating temperature Should Be: -55 to +150 Centigrade
BD140 Transistor Description:
BD140 Transistor is a famous PNP type transistor.
It is used in many electronics circuits, this transistor can handle current upto 1.5A or 1500mA.
Due to which it can be used to drive loads upto 1.5A in electronic circuits, for example high power LEDs, relays, motors and more, with these features it has lots of other features like its high collector emitter and collector base voltage that is 80 volts.
make it an ideal transistor to use in circuits using 80 volts DC or below 80 volts.
The collector dissipation of this transistor is around 12.5 watt due to which it’s a good transistor to use in audio amplifier circuits.
The minimum base voltage or saturation voltage of the transistor is -0.5V.
Where We Can Use it & How to Use:
Also used in industrial electronics.
The load this transistor can drive is 1.5A.
When using this transistor for load more than 200mA.
Use a suitable heatsink with it.
Switching Loads under 1.5A
How to Safely Long Run in a Circuit:
To safely run this transistor in a circuit it is essential to not operate it above its absolute maximum ratings.
Do not operate or store it in temperature below -55 centigrade and above +150 centigrade.