What is TIP41C? – 100V, 6A, NPN Silicon Power Transistor

What is TIP41C?

It is a type of NPN bipolar junction transistor (BJT) designed for use in high-power switching and amplifier applications. It has a maximum collector current rating of 6 amperes and a maximum collector-emitter voltage rating of 100 volts.

The Part Number is TIP41C. The package is TO-220C type.

The function of this semiconductor is NPN Silicon Epitaxial Power Transistor.

The manufacturer of this part is Thinki Semiconductor.

See the preview image and the PDF file for more information.

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TIP41C transistor pinout

Advantages Vs Disadvantages


1. High power handling capability

2. Low cost compared to other power transistors

3. Available in a commonly used TO-220 package

4. Easy to use with standard BJT circuit designs


1. Limited current gain compared to other power transistors

2. Slow switching speed limits its use in high-frequency applications

3. Requires a heatsink to dissipate heat generated during operation

4. Limited maximum voltage rating compared to some other power transistors


TIP41C datasheet

Absolute maximum ratings ( Ta=25°C )

1. Collector to Base Voltage : Vcbo = 100 V

2. Collector to Emitter Voltage : Vceo = 100 V

3. Emitter to Base Voltage : Vebo = 5 V

4. Collector Current : Ic = 6 A

5. Total Dissipation : Pc = 2 W

6. Junction Temperature : Tj = 150°C

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


1. Medium Power Linear Switching


Similar parts:

1. TIP42C: Complementary PNP transistor

2. MJE3055: Similar NPN power transistor with higher maximum current and voltage ratings

3. 2N3055: Another widely used NPN power transistor with a higher current rating than TIP41C


TIP41C PDF Datasheet

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