DO-41 COMPONENT PACKAGE

DO-41 Component Package

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1. Overview

 Name Diode Outline 41 Synonyms JEDEC DO-204 Variant AL (DO-204AL) SOD66 (NXP)[1] LALF (NXP "Package Style")[1] Similar To DO-31 DO-35 Mounting TH Pin Count 2 Pitch 400mil (user variable) Solderability Easy to solder by hand. Thermal Resistance $$100^{\circ}{\rm C/W}$$ Package LxWxH Typical PCB Land Area 22mm² 3D Models n/a Common Uses General purpose "rectifier" diodes (incl. the 1N400x series)

On of the most common through-hole packages for diodes. The common (1N400x) series of diodes comes in this package. This DO-41 package is normally used for higher power "rectifier" diodes, whilst the lower power "signal" diodes use smaller through-hole packages such as the DO-35. The typical rated current for a diode in this package is 1A.

This package is normally mounted on the PCB in two ways, either flat with the legs bent at 90° to fit into the holes, or in space-constrained applications, vertical, with one of the legs straight and one bent 180° to fit into the holes in the PCB (which are closer together than when in the flat orientation. Material of package is normally moulded plastic.

Figure 1. A photo of the DO-41 component package.

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Geoffrey Hunter

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