A1294 PDF Datasheet – 230V, 15A, PNP Transistor, 2SA1294

This post explains for the PNP Transistor.

The Part Number is A1294, 2SA1294.

The function of this semiconductor is – 230V, – 15A, PNP Transistor.

The package is TO-3P Type

Manufacturer: Sanken electric


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A1294 is Silicon PNP Epitaxial Planar Transistor. (Complement to type 2SC3263).

A PNP transistor is a type of bipolar junction transistor (BJT) with a different structure and polarity compared to an NPN transistor.


1. Structure: A PNP transistor has a sandwich-like structure, consisting of a thin N-type layer (base) sandwiched between two P-type layers (emitter and collector).

2. Polarity: In a PNP transistor, the majority charge carriers are holes, which flow from the emitter to the collector. The emitter is negative relative to the base, and the collector is positive relative to the base.

3. Current flow: When a small current is applied to the base terminal, it allows a much larger current to flow from the emitter to the collector. This is called amplification or gain, and it makes the PNP transistor useful as an electronic switch or amplifier.

4. Voltage levels: The voltage levels in a PNP transistor are opposite to those in an NPN transistor. In a NPN transistor, the base-emitter junction is forward-biased and the collector-base junction is reverse-biased.


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Absolute maximum ratings ( Ta=25°C )

1. Collector to Base Voltage: Vcbo = – 230 V

2. Collector to Emitter Voltage: Vceo = – 230 V

3. Emitter to Base Voltage: Vebo = – 5 V

4. Collector Current: Ic = – 15 A

5. Collector Dissipation : Pc = 130 W ( Tc=25°C )

6. Junction Temperature: Tj = 150°C

7. Storage Temperature: Tsg = -55 ~ +150°C



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A1294 PDF Datasheet