2SC458 transistor specification
- It is a low power NPN transistor
- Collector to emitter voltage is 30V
- Collector to base voltage is 30V
- Emitter to base voltage is 5V
- Collector current is 0.1A
- Power dissipation is 0.2W
- DC current gain is 100 to 500hFE
- Transition frequency is 230 MHz
- Noise figure is 3dB
- Junction temperature is between -55 to 150℃
- Low-frequency amplifier device
- Low power component
2SC458 transistor Pinout
|Pin Number||Pin Name||Description|
|1||Emitter||Current flows through the emitter|
|2||Collector||Current flows through the collector|
|3||Base||Base triggers the transistor|
2SC458 transistor package
The package used at 2SC458 transistor is TO-92, it is a common low power transistor package used for low power general-purpose transistors.
The current and voltage readings of the 2SC458 transistor indicate that these transistors are very common at every small circuit.
2SC458 transistor specification description
The 2SC458 is a low-power general-purpose transistor type used for project circuits and common small-scale circuits.
The collector to emitter and collector to base terminal voltage is 30v and emitter to base voltage is 5v, the voltage specs show that 2SC458 is a low power transistor.
The collector current value of the 2SC458 transistor is 0.1A, so the overall power produced within this transistor is minimum.
The power dissipation value is 0.2W, the transistor package 2SC458 device had will generate a low power.
Current gain specs
Dc current gain of 2SC458 transistor is 100 to 500Hfe, the gain value of transistor is very important for amplifier and voltage regulation circuit applications.
Transition frequency specs
The transition frequency value of this transistor is 230MHz, this must more important at switching applications.
The noise figure is the important feature of 2sc458, 3dB is the noise this transistor can offer.
The junction temperature of -55 to 150℃, this is the most common temperature value for a general-purpose transistor device.
2SC458 transistor datasheet
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2SC458 transistor equivalent
The transistors such as 2n3708, 2sc1815, 2sc2458, 2sc2960, 2sc3114, c945, h945 and ksc1815 are the transistor equivalent for 2SC458.
Each transistor of the above list had almost the same electrical and physical specification as 2sc458, this is why we select these transistors as the equivalent.
At some circuit applications, we just need almost the same transistor device to replace to get a better result.
2SC458 vs 2sc3920 vs 2sc3918
The table below compare three transistor specifications of 2SC458 vs 2SC3920 vs 2sc3918.
|Collector to base voltage (VCB)||30V||50V||50V|
|Collector to emitter voltage (VCE)||30V||50V||50V|
|Emitter to base voltage (VEB)||5V||10V||6V|
|Collector current (IC)||0.1A||0.5A||0.5A|
|Junction temperature (TJ)||150°C||150°C||150°C|
|Transition frequency (FT)||230MHZ||250MHZ||250MHZ|
|Gain (hFE)||100 to 500hFE||50hFE||50hFE|
From the above comparison table we spotted that each of the transistors had almost the same electrical and physical specifications, we can spot a big difference in the DC current gain of each transistor.
2sc458 had a better DC gain value than 2sc3920 and 2sc3918.
Uses of 2SC458 transistor
- Audio preamplifier
- Drivers and switching loads up to 100Ma
- Low gain signal
- RF circuits
2SC458 transistor characteristics curves
The figure shows the characteristics curve of the 2SC458 transistor, the graph plotted between noise vs frequency.
The graphical variations are been varied in a fixed current, resistance, and voltage values.
The figure shows an inverted parabolic shape, which shows that both noise and frequency are inversely proportional to each other.
The figure shows the characteristics curve of 2SC458, the curve shows the noise vs CE voltage.
The graph plotted between noise vs collector to emitter voltage, graphically noise figure and voltage will be linearly increased.