1N5398 800V 1.5A General Purpose Diode – Datasheet

The 1N5398 Diode is a low-cost, general-purpose diode for circuit protection and voltage converters. The 1N5398 has a high continuous reverse voltage rating of 800V and is suitable for forwarding currents of up to 1.5A. The diode has a low forward voltage drop of 1.0V.

Features of 1N5398

  • High Reliability
  • High current capability
  • Low forward voltage
  • Low reverse leakage current

Pinout of 1N5398

Specification of 1N5398

Package TypeDO-15
Diode Element MaterialSILICON
Operating Temperature-Max175.0 Cel
Output Current-Max1.5 A
Peak Repeat. Reverse Voltage800 V
Max. Reverse Current (Ir)0.005 mA
Max. RMS Reverse Voltage (Vr)560 V
Max. Forward Voltage Drop (Vf)1.0 V
Max Power Dissipation3 W
Average Rectified Current (Io)1.5 A

Uses of 1N5398

1N5398 diode can be used in many general-purpose applications. It can be used to build a bridge rectifier, an integral part of DC power supplies that convert AC to DC. It can also be used for clipper applications, reverse current blocking in various component protection circuits, logic gates, etc.

Advantages of 1N5398

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


  • Power supply for electronic equipment
  • Adapter
  • Rectifier circuit
  • Switching device
  • Short-circuit protection

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