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The darling of international markets_2N3904

Published:7/24/2018.

Today, Jotrin Electronics will introduce a versatile semiconductor device to you. It is a kind of transistor. When it was produced, it has received great attention. With the continuous development of the electronics industry, this product is still very popular. In electronic components industry, Google search volume has always been ranked first. This shows that this electronic component is still very hot. So who is it? It is the transistor that called 2N3904.

2N3904 has a very wide range of applications, Wikipedia introduced:

The 2N3904 is a common NPN bipolar junction transistor used for general-purpose low-power amplifying or switching applications. The type was registered by Motorola Semiconductor in the mid-1960s, together with the complementary PNP type 2N3906, and represented a significant performance/cost improvement, with the plastic TO-92 case replacing metal cans. It is designed for low current and power, medium voltage, and can operate at moderately high speeds. This transistor is low-cost, widely available and sufficiently robust to be of use by experimenters and electronics hobbyists. When looking at the flat side with the leads pointed downward, the three wires emerging from the bottom are connected to, from left to right, the emitter, the base and the collector.Some manufacturers mark "EBC" on the molded part, but all are required to have those connections for a part which is a "2N3904".

It is a 200 mA, 40 V, 625 mW transistor with a transition frequency of 300 MHz,[4] with a minimal beta, or current gain, of 100 at a collector current of 10 mA. It is used in a variety of analog amplification and switching applications.The 2N3904 is used very frequently in hobby electronics projects, including home-made ham radios, code-practice oscillators and as an interfacing device for microcontrollers.

Although it was registered by Motorola Semiconductor in the early days, with the development of technology, the 2N3904‘s production process has been continuously improved and its functions have gradually stabilized. Now many large semiconductor manufacturers have been able to produce high-standard 2N3904.The Manufacturers that to produce 2N3904 include Fairchild Semiconductor, STMicroelectronics, ON Semiconductor, etc.The huge amount of use for 2N3904 , lead to a huge market value, so many manufacturers is not willing to abandon the opportunity to manufacture 2N3904.

Because the huge market value of 2N3904, many semiconductor device suppliers are selling the transistor. Among them, mouser,digikey is a big distributor of 2N3904. If you don't know where to buy 2N3904, you can also log in to jotrin electronic official website. 2N3904 is available at Jotrin Electronics to meet the needs of some customers.

How to use 2N3904 reasonably

If we want to know the features, functions and applications of electronic parts, the best way is to find the part's datasheet and then read it.
We can easily find the required 2N3904 datasheet on the Internet. We can understand the related features of 2N3904 and the working principle diagram through datasheet.
Rich informations on the datasheet. Before using 2N3904, it is better to check the datasheet to avoid using 2N3904 incorrectly. 

In order to reduce the trouble of users looking for 2N3904 datasheet, you can refer to it by clicking:

2N3904datasheet

When we use 2N3904,firstly,we need to plan the circuit diagram . Then we embed the tested 2N3904 into our circuit. We have to follow the process to ensure the successful operation of 2N3904.The main function of the 2N3904 is to regulate the current in the circuit or as an electronic amplifier in the circuit.

What are the features of 2N3904?

2N3904 has many features, I only list a few important items.
Configuration Single
Transistor Polarity NPN
Collector- Base Voltage VCBO 60 V
Collector- Emitter Voltage VCEO Max 40 V
Emitter- Base Voltage VEBO 6 V
Maximum DC Collector Current 0.2 A
Gain Bandwidth Product fT 270 MHz
DC Collector/Base Gain hfe Min 30
Maximum Operating Temperature + 150 C
Mounting Style Through Hole
Package / Case TO-92
Continuous Collector Current 0.2 A
DC Current Gain hFE Max 300
Maximum Power Dissipation 625 mW
Minimum Operating Temperature - 65 C
Packaging Bulk
Factory Pack Quantity 2500
We can also find many related products in the electronics market, such as 2N3906 2N2222, etc.The 2N3906 features similar to the 2N3904, they come from the same family.
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