D880 transistor

D880 transistor
D880 transistor

D880 transistor electrical specification

  • D880 is an NPN epitaxial silicon transistor device
  • Collector to emitter voltage is 60V
  • Collector to base voltage is 60V
  • Emitter to base voltage is 7V
  • Collector current is 3A
  • Power dissipation is 30W
  • DC current gain is 60 to 300hFE
  • Current gain-bandwidth (FT) is 3MHz
  • Junction temperature is between -55 to 150℃
  • Collector to emitter saturation voltage (VCE (SAT)) is4 to 1V
  • Output capacitance is 70Pf
  • Turn-on time is 8uS
  • Low-frequency power amplifier device

D880 transistor Pinout

D880 transistor Pinout
D880 transistor Pinout
Pin Number Pin Name Description
1 Base  The base is the trigger for the transistor 
2 Collector Current flows through the collector
3 Emitter  Current flows through the emitter


D880 transistor package

D880 transistors have a TO-220 transistor package, this package made of epoxy/plastic material, and this has higher temperature capacity and compactness.

TO-220 package is a power package that is a through-hole device, this is why we can attach a heat sink with it for heat transfer purposes.

D880 transistor electrical specification description

Here in this section, we explain the electrical specifications of the D880 transistor, this explanation is helpful for understanding the device, which is useful for the replacement process.

Voltage specs

The voltage specifications of the D880 transistor are collector to base voltage is 60V, collector-to-emitter voltage is 60V, and emitter-to-base voltage is 7V, it is a medium power device.

The voltage specs show that they are been used for the amplifier circuit, switching circuit, and a converter circuit.

Current specs

The collector current value of the D880 transistor is 3A, a higher current value suggests that it is a power transistor used for multiple applications.

Dissipation specs

The dissipation ability of the D880 transistor is 30W, this value is mainly dependent on the device package.

Current gain specs

The DC current gain value of the D880 transistor is 60 to 300hFE, the gain value is important for amplification applications.

Transition frequency

The frequency value of the D880 transistor is 3MHz, the frequency value of the circuit.

Maximum temperature value  

 The junction temperature and storage temperature value of the D880 transistor is -55 to +150℃.

Output capacitance

The output capacitance value of the D880 transistor is 70Pf.


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D880 equivalent

The D880 transistor has equivalent devices such as 2SC1826, 2SC2075, BD203, BDT81, 2SD313, BD203, MJE15028, NTE152, 2SC2075, 2SD234, and 2SD390, each of these transistors have the same set of electrical specifications.

The specifications such as current specs, power dissipation, and DC current gain, are very important for the audio amplifier, converter, and switching applications.

D880 transistor complementary

The D880 NPN transistor has a complementary 2SB834 PNP transistor, and each of them had the same and opposite set of electrical specifications.

The complementary pair is used at push-push circuits for converter and switching applications.

D880 vs 2SC1826

Collector to base voltage (VCB)     60V80V
Collector to emitter voltage (VCE)60V60V
Emitter to base voltage (VEB)7V6V
Collector to emitter saturation voltage (VCE (SAT))0.4 to 1V1V
Collector current (IC)3A4A
Power dissipation30W30W
Junction temperature (TJ)-55 to +150°C-55 to +150°C
Thermal resistance--
Transition frequency (FT)3MHZ10MHZ
Gain (hFE)60 to 300hFE40 to 320hFE

D880 transistor uses  

  • Audio amplifier circuit
  • Relay driver circuit
  • Switching circuit
  • Low voltage circuit
  • Medium current switching circuit
  • DC-DC converter circuit
  • High-power amplifier circuit
  • General purpose amplifier circuit

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