1N4007 1000V 1A General Purpose Diode – Datasheet

The 1N4007 Rectifier Diode is a general-purpose silicon diode commonly used as a blocking diode or as a rectifier in power supplies converting AC power to DC power. The 1N4007 has a blocking voltage rating of 1000V and can carry up to 1A of current. The forward voltage of the diode drop is 1.1V.

Features of 1N4007

  • Good power handling capability
  • Diffusion crossing
  • High current capability
  • Low forward voltage
  • Drop surge protection up to 30A peak
  • Low reverse leakage current
  • Lead-free finish, RoHS compliant

Pinout of 1N4007

Specification of 1N4007

Package TypeDO-41
Diode Element MaterialSILICON
Peak Surge Current (8.3mS)30.0 A
Operating Temperature-Max175.0 Cel
Output Current-Max1.0 A
Peak Repeat. Reverse Voltage1000 V
Max. Reverse Current (Ir)0.01 mA
Max. RMS Reverse Voltage (Vr)700V
Max. Forward Voltage Drop (Vf)1.1 V
Max Power Dissipation3 W
Reverse Current5 µA

Uses of 1N4007

The 1N4007 can be used in various circuits. They are typically built for general rectification purposes, but can also be used in circuits where voltage blocking, spike blocking, etc. are required. It can also be used for digital logic circuits.

Advantages of 1N4007

  • Cheap construction
  • Low forward voltage drop
  • Low reverse leakage
  • High forward surge current capability


  • Power supply for electronic equipment
  • Battery charging circuit
  • Adapter
  • Rectifier circuit
  • Switching device
  • Purpose of short-circuit protection
  • Voltage Blocking

Equivalent of 1N4007

  • 1N5408, 1N5399, FR107, and UF4007

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