Vacuum Tube Accessories

Adapters

Tube adapters have many applications; allowing use of less expensive tube types, changing the tone of your amp or for use as a socket saver.
P-ST8-209MIP Socket - Belton, Micalex, 8 pin octal, MIP
High insulated 8-pin tube socket commonly used for octal power tubes. Fits 1 3/16" to 1 1/4" chassis hole diameter. Applicable for use in all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes. Features:
  • Panel saddle mounting
  • Easy mount with the saddle of extruded screw hole
  • Phosphorus bronze terminal pin with solder plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS insulating material.
$3.12
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Originally: $3.50
P-ST8-807 Socket - 8 pin octal, 1" with bracket
Ceramic Tube socket used for octal power tubes.
  • Chassis hole: 1” to 1-1/4” depending on mounting (Top: 1” to 1-1/16”, Bottom: 1-1/4”)
  • Mounting Centers: 1-1/2” with oblong mounting holes
$2.17
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Originally: $2.44
P-STKY-1 Keyway - Replacement piece for octal tubes
Package of 4
Do you have valuable octal type tubes that work fine except the keyway has been broken off the base? Fix it with this simple and inexpensive product. Simply clean the remainder of the broken keyway from the base and slip one of these on. Will stay on by itself, or you can use a dab of silicon to attach if you wish.
$8.90
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Originally: $10.00
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P-ST9-700 Socket - 9 pin, crimped with shield base, Micalex
Micalex Tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Fits ¾" chassis hole diameter
  • See P-SS9-400 for a compatible tube shield
$2.63
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Originally: $2.95
P-ST9-162 Socket - 9 Pin Miniature, Ceramic Base, Aluminum Shield
9-pin tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes (without shield)
  • Top mount
  • 1-15/16” shield height
  • 7/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
  • Includes shield
$2.72
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Originally: $3.06
P-ST9-600 Socket - Belton, 9 Pin, Miniature, Top Mount
9 pin miniature Belton socket. Applicable for use with all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
  • 1-⅛" mounting centers
  • Fits ¾" chassis hole
  • Top mount
$2.63
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Originally: $2.95
P-YJR Solid State Rectifier - Yellow Jackets® YJR, For 5AR4, 5U4, 5Y3
The YJR is a direct plug-in replacement adapter for use in most amplifiers that use 5AR4/GZ34, 5U4, 5Y3 or similar full-wave rectifier tubes. The YJR converts your amp's vacuum tube rectifier to a solid state rectifier, reducing tube sag for a tighter sound and feel. The tube rectifier can easily be swapped back in when sag is desired. This Yellow Jacket® is a solid state device and as such does not come with vacuum tubes.
  • Converts most audio amplifiers which use a vacuum tube rectifier 5AR4/GZ34, 5U4 or 5Y3 to a solid state device.
  • Safe for all common amplifiers and transformers.

All Yellow Jackets® have a one year warranty against manufacturer defects.
$13.31
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Originally: $14.95
P-ST9-511 Socket - 9 pin miniature, ceramic
Ceramic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes.
  • Chassis hole: 7/8”
  • Mounting Centers: 1-1/8”
  • Bottom or top mount
$1.23
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Originally: $1.38
P-ST9-601 Socket - Belton, 9 Pin, Miniature, Bottom Mount
Belton Micalex tube socket used for 9 pin miniature tubes, bottom mount. Applicable for use with all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Chassis hole: ¾”
  • Mounting Centers: 1-1/8”
  • Bottom mount

Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber fileld PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
$2.63
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Originally: $2.95
P-ST8-250MB Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Saddle Plate, Black, Bottom Mount
Plastic octal tube socket commonly used for power tubes in many amps.
  • Chassis hole: 1 ⅛"
  • Mounting Centers: 1 ½"
  • Bottom mount
$3.28
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Originally: $3.69
P-ST9-301 Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic with Center Shield
9-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Bottom mount
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
$1.39
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Originally: $1.56
P-ST7-814 Socket - 7 Pin, Miniature, Ceramic with Mounting Ring
Ceramic 7-pin socket with center shield and mounting bracket.
  • Convenient top or bottom mounting capabilities
  • 5/8” chassis hole required
  • 7/8” mounting centers
$1.95
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Originally: $2.19
P-ST9-620 Socket - Belton, 9 Pin PC Mount Standoff
(Belton) Micalex, 9 pin miniature socket with PC pins, stand off mounting. Fits 3/4" chassis hole diameter (bottom mount). Applicable for use with all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes. Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber fileld PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
$2.45
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Originally: $2.75
P-ST8-801 Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Ceramic, with Separate Retaining Ring
8-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Great replacement for Fender, Marshall and others.
  • Convenient top or bottom mount capabilities
  • Includes mounting bracket
  • Spade type pins
  • 1-1/16” to 1-1/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-7/16” oblong mounting centers
$1.74
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Originally: $1.95
P-ST9-214X Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, Ceramic PC, China
9-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • PC mount
  • 13/16” tail diameter
  • Available with standard or gold pins
Starting at $1.95
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Originally: $2.19
P-ST8-600 Socket - 8 Pin, Phenolic
8-pin phenolic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • Top mount
  • 1” to 1-1/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/2” mounting centers
$4.17
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Originally: $4.69
P-ST9-165 Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic Base with Aluminum Shield
9-pin tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes (without shield)
  • Top mount
  • 1-15/16” shield height
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
  • Includes shield
$2.72
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Originally: $3.06
P-ST9-300 Socket - 9 Pin, Plastic, Black
9-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Top mount
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers

Please note: This socket will not work with tube retainer S-H144
$1.23
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Originally: $1.38
P-ST8-193X Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Ceramic PC Mount
8-pin ceramic stand-off tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • PC mount
  • 1” tail diameter
  • Available with standard or gold pins
Starting at $2.17
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Originally: $2.44
P-ST9-900 Socket Saver - 9 Pin Miniature
9 pin miniature socket saver. Commonly used in tube testers. Socket savers absorb the main wear and tear from many tube insertions and removals. It's much easier to replace a worn out socket saver than to replace the original socket.
$3.61
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Originally: $4.06
P-YJS-X Tube Converter - Yellow Jackets®, YJS
The YJS is a specialized, current-limiting/voltage-conditioning adapter for use in most 20 to 100 watt amps that use 6L6, EL34, 6550 or 6V6 output tubes. The YJS is for amps with fixed bias power tubes. (Fixed bias tubes have their cathode connected directly to ground and a negative DC voltage applied to their control grid). All Yellow Jackets® converters come with JJ Brand EL84/6BQ5 vacuum tubes.
Starting at $40.01
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Originally: $44.95
P-ST8-250MT Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Saddle Plate, Black, Top Mount
8-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • Top mount
  • 1-1/16” chassis hole required
  • 1 ½" mounting centers
$3.28
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Originally: $3.69
P-ST8-1000 Socket Saver - 8-Pin
8 pin octal socket saver. Commonly used in tube testers. Socket savers absorb the main wear and tear from many tube insertions and removals. It's much easier to replace a worn out socket saver than to replace the original socket.
$8.86
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Originally: $9.95
T-SSR01 Solid State Rectifier - For 5AR4, 5U4, 5Y3 Tubes
Solid State Rectifier Direct plug-in replacement for 5AR4, 5U4 and 5Y3 rectifier vacuum tubes in amplifiers with center tapped secondary power transformer. Use when less 'sag' is desired in the power supply; just switch back to the tube rectifier when 'sag' is desired.
$8.86
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Originally: $9.95
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