MP1620 transistor

MP1620 transistor
MP1620 transistor

MP1620 transistor electrical specification

  • MP1620 is a PNP power BJT transistor device
  • Collector to emitter voltage is -150V
  • Collector to base voltage is -160V
  • Emitter to base voltage is –5V
  • Collector current is -10A
  • Power dissipation is 150W
  • DC current gain is 5000 to 30000hFE
  • Current gain-bandwidth transition frequency (FT) is 50MHz
  • Output capacitance (Cob) is 230pf
  • Junction temperature is between -55 to 150℃
  • Collector to emitter saturation voltage (VCE (SAT)) is -2.5V
  • Thermal resistance, junction case is 5℃/W
  • Very high DC current gain
  • Darlington pair transistor

MP1620 transistor Pinout

MP1620 transistor Pinout
MP1620 transistor Pinout
Pin Number Pin Name Description
1 Base   The base terminal is the trigger for the transistor
2 collector Current flow through the collector 
3 Emitter   Current flows through the emitter terminal


MP1620 transistor package

The MP1620 transistor had the TO-220 and TO-3P packages, these are due to the MP1620 transistor is a power transistor device.

The TO-220 package is made with a combination of epoxy/plastic material, it is a higher heat resistant component and the TO-3P package is also a package with the same properties as TO-220.

The TO-220 and TO-3P packages are the through-hole components with a provision of implementing a heat sink.

MP1620 transistor electrical specification description/ application

In this section, we try to explain the electrical specifications of the MP1620 transistor. It is very useful for the replacement process.

Voltage specs

The terminal voltage specs of this transistor are a collector to base voltage is -160V, collector to emitter voltage is -150V, emitter to base voltage is -5V, the voltage specs it is a POWER transistor device.

The collector to emitter saturation voltage is -2.5V, this must be a voltage lower than the device base voltage, and also it is the voltage needed to switch the saturated region of the transistor.

Current specs

The collector current value is -10A, it is the load capacity of this transistor device needed to drive the load.

The base current value is -1A, it is the current produced by the base terminal of the transistor.

Dissipation specs

The power dissipation capacity of the MP1620 transistor is 150W, the dissipation value shows that it is a POWER transistor.

Current gain specs

The DC current gain value of the MP1620 transistor is 5000 to 30000hFE, it is the gain value of the transistor.

The gain value of the transistor plays a major role in every power application, such as amplifier and driver circuits.

Transition frequency

The bandwidth transition frequency value of the MP1620 transistor is 50MHz, it is the frequency range of the transistor.

It is the frequency range of the transistor device, it is very important in circuits like an amplifier.

Junction temperature

 With the junction temperature of -55 to 150℃, the heat capacity of the transistor is mainly dependent on the case.

The TO-220 transistor package had a power temperature capability.

Thermal resistance

The thermal resistance of the MP1620 transistor case is 62.5℃/W.

Output capacitance

The output capacitance of the MP1620 transistor is 230pf, it is the overall capacitance of the transistor.

MP1620 transistor DATASHEET

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MP1620 complementary

The MP1620 PNP transistor had the complement NPN transistor MJH6284, different combinations of this pair will be used in applications.

MP1620 transistor applications

  • AC-DC motor control
  • Electronic ignition
  • Alternator regulator

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