1N916 100V 200mA General Purpose Diode – Datasheet

The 1N916 diode is a less cost, a high-current diode for circuit protection and voltage rectification. The 1N916 has a continuous blocking voltage of 100V and supports high forward currents up to 200mA. The forward voltage drop of the diode is 1.0V.

Features of 1N916

  • Good power handling capability
  • Low forward voltage
  • High forward surge capability
  • Low leakage current

Pinout of 1N916

Specification of 1N916

Package TypeDO-35
Diode Element MaterialSILICON
Operating Temperature-Max175.0 Cel
Output Current-Max200 mA
Peak Repeat. Reverse Voltage100 V
Max. Reverse Current (Ir)0.025 mA
Max. Forward Voltage Drop (Vf)1.0 V
Average Rectified Current (Io)0.2 A
Max. RMS Reverse Voltage75 V
Total Power Dissipation500 mW

Uses of 1N916

The 1N916 can be used in many applications and is primarily built for rectification such as battery chargers, power supplies, and voltage boosters. Other than that, it can be used in any general-purpose application that can block current in the desired direction in a circuit or block voltage spikes.


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

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