Tip120 Transistor Datasheet and Pin Configuration

The TIP120 is a NPN Darlington Power Transistor. It can switch loads up to 60V with a peak current of BA and continuous current of 5A. This makes it suitable for medium and high power electronics like controlling monitors, solenoids or high LEDs.

Pin configuration

Pin Number  Pin NameDescription
1BaseControls the biasing of Transistor, Used to turn ON or OFF the transistor
2CollectorCurrent flows in through collector, normally connected to load  
3EmitterCurrent Draws out through emitter, normally connected to ground  

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