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What does mpsa transistor mean? Answered

i have a project that requires mpsa13 transistor but the local electronics shop only carries mpsa12 i don't know what is the difference between the two, what are some alternatives or do they have different names in different country. thanks in advance

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Josehf Murchison (author)2015-08-27

They are both .625 watt NPN Darlington transistors However 13 is 30 volts and 0.5 amp and 12 is 20 volts 1.2 amp.

You can get the datasheets here:

http://www.maxim4u.com/

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Josehf Murchison (author)2015-08-27

They are both .625 watt NPN Darlington transistors

However 13 is 30 volts and 0.5 amp and 12 is 20 volts 1.2 amp.

You can get the datasheets here:

http://www.maxim4u.com/

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Downunder35m (author)2015-08-27

No problem:
MPSA13
Do the same for the MPSA12 ;)

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