Vacuum Tubes

The first electronic amplification of sound was done with Vacuum Tubes. We have pre-amp, power and rectifier vacuum tubes among other types in New Old Stock from the golden era of American & European manufacturing as well as current production tubes from today.

Vacuum Tubes

The first electronic amplification of sound was done with Vacuum Tubes. We have pre-amp, power and rectifier vacuum tubes among other types in New Old Stock from the golden era of American & European manufacturing as well as current production tubes from today.
T-7189-TUNG-X Vacuum Tube - 7189, Tung-Sol Reissue
Tung-Sol has reissued the rare 7189, a high fidelity audio specific variation on the EL84 tube. In addition to the increased fidelity, the 7189 features a higher maximum plate voltage rating of 400V. These tubes are great for both guitar and HiFi amplifiers and can be used in any EL84 or 6BQ5 position.
Starting at $26.95
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Originally: $29.95
T-EL84S-STR-TAD-X Vacuum Tube - EL84S-STR Blackplate, TAD, Premium Selected
The Tube Amp Doctor Blackplate series offers the highest tube performance due to the stable heat dissipation of the black anode. This results in an increased tube-life and tones that rival the classic NOS tubes.
Starting at $17.95
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Originally: $19.95
T-6M11 6M11 - Triode, Dual - Pentode
New-Old-Stock (NOS) tube. Compactron twin-triode pentode.
$7.25
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Originally: $8.05
T-KT66-TAD-X Vacuum Tube - KT66, Tube Amp Doctor, Premium Selected
The Tube Amp Doctor KT-66 is an incredible remake of the classic British tube. With its large glass envelope contoured by smooth curves tapering into a rounded brown base, the TAD KT-66 not only looks like the original, it performs like the original. This KT66 offers plenty of headroom for a thick full bodied sound with smooth yet articulate highs. The KT-66 is famously used in vintage British plexi amps and makes a great replacement for that style of amplifier and many others. The TAD KT66 is matched for both plate current and transconductance and passes all of the tests of the TAD Premium Selection process. The TAD KT-66 can be used in any KT-66 position as well as 6L6GC and 5881 amps that can supply the required 1.27A for the heater.
Starting at $28.76
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Originally: $31.95
T-KT88-STR-TAD-X Vacuum Tube - KT88-STR, Tube Amp Doctor, Premium Selected
The Tube Amp Doctor KT88-STR is build just like the original tube with its thick curved glass envelope and metal base. The similarities don’t stop with its attractive appearance. This KT88 offers a lively and dynamic tone that is ideal in both HiFi audio amplifiers and high wattage guitar / bass amps. The sound of the TAD KT88 is pleasantly warm at all frequencies with detailed mids, articulate and nuanced highs, and harmonically rich and natural lows. The linear response is excellent. The TAD KT88-STR is matched for both plate current and transconductance and passes all of the tests of the TAD Premium Selection process.
Starting at $44.06
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Originally: $48.95
T-6550A-STR-TAD-X Vacuum Tube - 6550A-STR, Tube Amp Doctor, Premium Selected
The Tube Amp Doctor 6550A-STR is built and performs to the same standards as the highly sought after GE 6550A. TAD has meticulously designed the plate material to be as strong and pure as possible resulting in an exceptionally stable, consistent, and reliable 6550. The TAD 6550A features a thick straight glass envelope, a metal base, and an authentic triple getter. The frequency response of this tube is remarkably balanced and smooth. Transparent natural lows and thick rich mids with silky highs make this an excellent tube for HiFi equipment as well as classic bass guitar amplifiers. The Tube Amp Doctor 6550A-STR offers outstanding performance in all applications. This tube is matched for both plate current and transconductance. The TAD 6550A-STR also passes all of the tests required in the Premium Selection process.
Starting at $44.96
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Originally: $49.95
T-7581A-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 7581A, Tung-Sol Reissue
Rated for more power than the standard 7581 (35W plate dissipation vs 30W plate dissipation).
Starting at $26.06
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Originally: $28.95
T-6AG7_6AK7 Vacuum Tube - 6AG7 / 6AK7, Pentode, Power
Metal, power-amplifier pentode primarily designed for use in the output stage of video amplifiers. The tube is capable of operating at high plate current levels and exhibits high transconductance and high power sensitivity.
$7.11
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Originally: $7.90
T-5881-JJ Vacuum Tube - 5881, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic 5881 is very similar to the 6L6GC but with a plate dissipation of 23W rather than 30W. Another physical difference is the shorter bulb. These tubes have a soft and balanced response that sounds great in both guitar amps and hifi equipment. The JJ 5881 will work in any amp that uses 6L6 tubes.
Starting at $17.06
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Originally: $18.95
T-6MJ6 Vacuum Tube - 6MJ6, Beam Power Pentode
Novar type beam power tube used as a horizontal-deflection amplifier in color and black-and-white television receivers.
$89.91
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Originally: $99.90
T-6JT6A Vacuum Tube - 6JT6A, Beam Power Amplifier
Beam power tube for horizontal-deflection-amplifier service in black-and-white TV receivers.
$19.95
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Originally: $39.90
T-6FQ5A_6GK5 Vacuum Tube - 6FQ5A / 6GK5, Triode, HF
Semi-remote cutoff triode in the 7 pin miniature construction. It is designed for use as a VHF and RF amplifier at a B+ of 135 volts.
$3.45
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Originally: $6.90
T-6FH5 Vacuum Tube - 6FH5, Triode, HF
Neutrode triode tuner in the 7 pin miniature construction. It is designed for use in grounded cathode RF amplifiers, with the neutrode construction providing a lower grid to plate capacitance with consequent ease of neutralization.
$2.95
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Originally: $5.90
T-6CN7 Vacuum Tube - 6CN7, Dual Diode, Triode
Duplex-diode high-mu triode in which separate cathodes are provided for the diode and triode sections. The tube is primarily intended for service as a combined horizontal phase detector and reactance tube in television receivers.
$2.45
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Originally: $4.90
T-EL84-TUNG Vacuum Tube - EL84 / 6BQ5, Tung-Sol Reissue
Due to many requests by fans, the Tung-Sol EL84/6BQ5 has been reissued. The Tung-Sol EL84 / 6BQ5 was a popular OEM tube for American-made EL84 / 6BQ5 guitar amplifiers, such as those built by Gibson and Harmony. Due to its rugged construction and conservative ratings, it is the most reliable current production EL84 type available for use in Vox AC-30 type amplifiers. In addition, its linearity and tone characteristic make it the ideal replacement for EL84 hi-fi amplifiers, such as those built by Fisher, Scott, and Harmon-Kardon. Tube measurements are as follows:
  • Height: 2.75” (without pins)*
  • Diameter: 0.87”*

*Note: Due to the method of production in regards to the glass, measurements may vary slightly.
Starting at $13.19
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Originally: $14.65
T-7581-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 7581, Tung-Sol
Russian Tung-Sol 7581 tube. Beam power pentode with octal base. (May be substituted for 6L6GC). Made in Russia.
Starting at $15.08
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Originally: $16.75
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T-6L6WGS-SINO Vacuum Tube - 6L6WGS, Black Plate, Short Bottle, Made in China
6L6WGS - Black Plate, Short Bottle, Made in China
Starting at $15.57
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Originally: $17.30
T-6L6WGC-SINO Vacuum Tube - 6L6WGC, Black Plate, Made in China
6L6WGC - Black Plate, Made in China
Starting at $15.57
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Originally: $17.30
T-11BM8 Vacuum Tube - 11BM8, Triode, Pentode
Miniature type used as a vertical deflection oscillator or af amplifier and vertical deflection amplifier or af power amplifier in television receivers. Requires miniature 9-contact socket.
$6.44
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Originally: $7.15
T-11MS8 Vacuum Tube - 11MS8, Triode, Pentode
Miniature type used in combined vertical-deflection-oscillator and vertical-deflection-amplifier applications in black and white television receivers. Requires miniature 9-contact socket.
$8.91
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Originally: $9.90
T-12A4 Vacuum Tube - 12A4, Triode, Medium-MU
Miniature, medium-mu triode intended primarily for use as a vertical-deflection amplifier in television receivers. The tube features high plate current at low plate voltages
$4.41
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Originally: $4.90
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T-12AE6A Vacuum Tube - 12AE6A, Dual Diode, Triode
Twin diode, medium-mu triode. 7-pin miniature type for use in automobile-radio receivers operating directly from 12-volt storage batteries.
$4.41
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Originally: $4.90
T-12AJ6 Vacuum Tube - 12AJ6, Duplex Diode, Triode
Miniature double didoe, high-mu triode intended for use as a second detector audio amplifier. It is designed for operation where the heater and plate voltages are supplied directly from a 12-volt automotive storage battery.
$3.51
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Originally: $3.90
T-12AL8 Vacuum Tube - 12AL8, Triode, Tetrode
Power tetrode, medium-mu 9-pin miniature for use in automobile radio receivers operated directly from 12-volt storage batteries.
$5.31
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Originally: $5.90
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