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RoHS Yes
Lead finish / Ball material SN
MSL rating / Peak reflow Level-1-NA-UNLIM
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  • US ECCN: EAR99

Packaging information

Package | Pins TO-220 (NDE) | 3
Operating temperature range (°C) 0 to 125
Package qty | Carrier 45 | TUBE

Features for the LM395

  • Internal Thermal Limiting
  • Greater than 1.0A Output Current
  • 3.0 μA Typical Base Current
  • 500 ns Switching Time
  • 2.0V Saturation
  • Base Can be Driven up to 40V without Damage
  • Directly Interfaces with CMOS or TTL
  • 100% Electrical Burn-in

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Description for the LM395

The LM195/LM395 are fast, monolithic power integrated circuits with complete overload protection. These devices, which act as high gain power transistors, have included on the chip, current limiting, power limiting, and thermal overload protection making them virtually impossible to destroy from any type of overload. In the standard TO-3 transistor power package, the LM195 will deliver load currents in excess of 1.0A and can switch 40V in 500 ns.

The inclusion of thermal limiting, a feature not easily available in discrete designs, provides virtually absolute protection against overload. Excessive power dissipation or inadequate heat sinking causes the thermal limiting circuitry to turn off the device preventing excessive heating.

The LM195 offers a significant increase in reliability as well as simplifying power circuitry. In some applications, where protection is unusually difficult, such as switching regulators, lamp or solenoid drivers where normal power dissipation is low, the LM195 is especially advantageous.

The LM195 is easy to use and only a few precautions need be observed. Excessive collector to emitter voltage can destroy the LM195 as with any power transistor. When the device is used as an emitter follower with low source impedance, it is necessary to insert a 5.0k resistor in series with the base lead to prevent possible emitter follower oscillations. Although the device is usually stable as an emitter follower, the resistor eliminates the possibility of trouble without degrading performance. Finally, since it has good high frequency response, supply bypassing is recommended.

For low-power applications (under 100 mA), refer to the LP395 Ultra Reliable Power Transistor.

The LM195/LM395 are available in the standard TO-3, Kovar TO-5, and TO-220 packages. The LM195 is rated for operation from −55°C to +150°C and the LM395 from 0°C to +125°C.


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Carrier options

You can choose different carrier options based on the quantity of parts, including full reel, custom reel, cut tape, tube or tray.

A custom reel is a continuous length of cut tape from one reel to maintain lot- and date-code traceability, built to the exact quantity requested. Following industry standards, a brass shim connects an 18-inch leader and trailer on both sides of the cut tape for direct feeding into automated assembly machines. TI includes a reeling fee for custom reel orders.

Cut tape is a length of tape cut from a reel. TI may fulfill orders using multiple strips of cut tapes or boxes to satisfy the quantity requested.

TI often ships tube or tray devices inside a box or in the tube or tray, depending on inventory availability. We pack all tapes, tubes or sample boxes according to internal electrostatic discharge and moisture-sensitivity-level protection requirements.

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