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 Tube - 6BA6 / EF93, Pentode, Remote Cut-Off
Miniature remote-cutoff pentode primarily designed for use as a high-gain radio-frequency or intermediate-frequency amplifier. Features include small size, low grid-plate capacitance, and high transconductance
Vacuum Tube - KT88, JJ Electronics
A sonically faithful reproduction of the original tubes with a robust construction encased in a thick glass envelope. The JJ KT88 delivers a powerful 42 Watts with plenty of headroom to spare. This tube has a tone that is warm and lively with a detailed and balance response. The JJ KT88 is an excellent choice for Hi-Fi stereo equipment as well as guitar amplifiers. It can be used in place of 6550 tubes.
Starting at $59.95
Vacuum Tube - 6CA7, JJ Electronics
A true to form reproduction of a classic tube that will work in most EL34 amps. The 6CA7 is often considered the American cousin to the British EL34. Sonically, this tube is closer to a 6L6 than an EL34 but without the sometimes harsh high end of the 6L6.
Starting at $25.50
Vacuum Tube - 6V6GT, Tung-Sol Reissue
Totally Tweed! The preferred OEM tube of '50s-era Fender Tweed Champ and Deluxe amplifiers The Tungsol 6V6 has a geometry designed to safely handle the higher voltages used in guitar amps " plus heavier plate and grid materials. The result.. better mids and bottom while keeping the smooth top of the classic 6V6's. The Tungsol 6V6 breaks up evenly from low E to high up the neck. Blues players will LOVE these tubes for the way they sing!
Starting at $45.45
Vacuum Tube - 6X4 / EZ90, Rectifier, Full Wave
Miniature heater-cathode type twin diode designed for full-wave rectifier operation in compact power supplies. The tube is intended for service in automobile and a-c radio receivers.
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7LPS, Sovtek
9 pin miniature preamp tube (Amplification Factor = 100). This Russian tube is full bodied and well balanced. It has a high gain with a very smooth presentation. In overdrive, it is not quite as defined as the 12AX7-S-JJ, but it offers more crunchy fizz.
Vacuum Tube - EL34C, Classic Series, Psvane
The Psvane EL34 is a high quality octal power tube with a maximum plate power of 25W. Psvane improved the plate structure of the classic EL34B to produce a tube with increased reliability. The Psvane EL34C offers classic British tone in any amp. The Psvane Classic Series is focused on the reproduction of popular vacuum tubes found in classic audio equipment. When designing the Classic Series, Psvane collected the most sought-after NOS tubes and analyzed each element of their construction, incorporating the most effective manufacturing techniques to produce stable tubes with excellent sound. Whether used in guitar amplifiers or hifi stereo systems, the Psvane Classic Series vacuum tubes excel in all applications. Psvane has been producing high quality vacuum tubes since 2011. The Psvane team originally formed in Shuguang’s high-end tube division but eventually split off to form their own brand.
Starting at $24.45
Vacuum Tube - 12AT7 / ECC81-Cz, Tube Amp Doctor, Premium Selected
The TAD ECC81 / 12AT7-Cz is selected with regards to a tight balance of both triodes making it ideal for the use as a balanced phase inverter. In addition to the perfect symmetrical systems, the strong amplification characteristics of the TAD ECC81 / 12AT7-Cz support increased dynamics of the output stage when used as phase driver or phase inverter tube. Q: When does a power tube become a Premium Selected power tube? A: All power tubes labeled Premium Selected have passed the following tests:
- Plate Current (PC) and Amplification (TC)
- Low Noise Test
- Microphonic Test
- Sonic Tests
- Shock Tests
- Listening Tests
- Shorts & Leakage Tests
Vacuum Tube - 6SN7, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic 6SN7 is the classic double triode with a rugged construction the offers the high reliability that JJ is known for. The JJ 6SN7 features the outstanding linearity and sound of the original tubes. This tube is an excellent replacement for Hi-Fi amplifiers and preamps and will replace any 6SN7, 6SN7GTA, 6SN7GTB, or 6SN7GT.
Vacuum Tube - 6L6GC STR, Tung-Sol Reissue
Tung Sol 6L6GC “STR” beam-power tetrode tube. Made in Russia. The Tung-Sol legacy continues with the introduction of the new 6L6GC STR. The ultimate in musical tone and smooth overdrive, the STR delivers the sound that established Tung-Sol as the benchmark of quality. Built to the same “Special Tube Request” specs of leading amplifier manufacturers of the 1960s, the 6L6GC STR is a rugged and reliable power tube for use in the most demanding guitar ampliﬁer circuits.
Starting at $40.75
Vacuum Tube - 12AY7 / 6072A, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 12AY7/6072 Twin triode preamplifier tube used in Fender Tweed amplifiers.
Vacuum Tube - 7591, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic 7591 is a reliable and accurate reproduction of the classic tube. This 19 Watt pentode has been used in a variety of amplifiers including Hi-Fi amps and Ampegs. The JJ 7591 is a great replacement for any 7591 tube position.
Starting at $24.95
Vacuum Tube - 6SN7GTB, Tung Sol Reissue
Tung Sol 6SN7GTB dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia. Super linearity, low noise, and full performance ratings make this one of the best 6SN7 tubes ever made. The sound signature is on par with 5692 types. Excellent driver tube in high-end audio applications.
Vacuum Tube - 12AU7A / ECC82, Electro-Harmonix
Superior medium-Mu Twin Triode for use in preamplifier and driver circuits. Standard replacement for all circuits requiring 12AU7/ECC82 types.
Starting at $21.65
Vacuum Tube - 6AV6 / EBC91, Dual Diode, Triode
Miniature duplex-diode, high-mu triode intended primarily for use as a combined detector, amplifier, and automatic-volume-control tube in radio receivers. The triode section incorporates a high amplification factor
Vacuum Tube - 5U4GB, Electro-Harmonix
Superior directly heated rectifier Diode. Replacement for all 5U4 types, including NOS-style "big bottle" tubes.
Vacuum Tube - EL84, Sovtek
The Sovtek EL84 series produce an unbeatable smooth, warm, distortion. Excellent replacements in vintage VOX AC-30s and the like. Tube measurements are as follows:
*Note: Due to the method of production in regards to the glass, measurements may vary slightly.
- 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 $20.95
Vacuum Tube - 6SL7, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic 6SL7 is a great reproduction of the classic octal based dual triode. This tube has the quality construction and reliability that one would expect from a JJ tube. The JJ 6SL7 is a great replacement tube for any 6SL7 position such as early Fender, Gibson, and Ampeg amps as well as Hi-Fi equipment.
Vacuum Tube - 6L6GCM-STR, Redbase, Tube Amp Doctor
The TAD 6L6GCM-STR REDBASE is Tube Amp Doctor's latest 6L6GC; designed and built to be the best 6L6 type tube ever manufactured. A high claim, but Tube Amp Doctor is sure that they have achieved exactly that. In terms of sound, the TAD 6L6GCM-STR REDBASE produces the powerful but always defined bass response known from the legendary american built NOS RCA 6L6GC, with clear, unobtrusive and yet transparent highs.
Starting at $35.10
Vacuum Tube - 6SJ7, Pentode, Sharp Cut-Off
Metal sharp-cutoff pentode designed for use as a biased detector or high-gain amplifier.
Out of Stock
Vacuum Tube - E83CC Frame Grid, JJ Electronics
Alternative to the 12AX7 or ECC83. The JJ Electronic E83CC is a high quality dual triode that rivals the NOS version of this tube. The E83CC was originally designed as an audio specific dual triode with very low noise and microphonics. The JJ E83CC stays true to the original design with the signature thick frame grid and boxed plate. The rigid frame allows for tighter tolerances and closer construction which results in lower noise and increased stability. The JJ Electronic E83CC is a great choice for high fidelity amplifiers as well as guitar amps and studio equipment. The E83CC has the same pinout and amplification factor as a standard 12AX7 and can be used in any 12AX7 or ECC83 position. Guitarist Description: This frame grid tube has an incredibly rich yet balanced tone. The E83CC works well for clean sounds but also breaks up with a satisfying warmth and plenty of articulation.
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.
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7WA, Sovtek
9 pin miniature preamp tube (Amplification Factor = 100). This Russian tube has strong lows and bright highs. Its lows demand attention when playing full bar chords. In overdrive, it offers a lot of crunchy fizz.
Vacuum Tube - ECC81 / 12AT7, Classic Series, Psvane
The Psvane ECC81 is a high quality, medium gain, dual triode. This tube has a noval base and is praised for its lush and detailed sound. The Psvane 12AT7 works well in any ECC81 / 12AT7 position. The Psvane Classic Series is focused on the reproduction of popular vacuum tubes found in classic audio equipment. When designing the Classic Series, Psvane collected the most sought-after NOS tubes and analyzed each element of their construction, incorporating the most effective manufacturing techniques to produce stable tubes with excellent sound. Whether used in guitar amplifiers or hifi stereo systems, the Psvane Classic Series vacuum tubes excel in all applications. Psvane has been producing high quality vacuum tubes since 2011. The Psvane team originally formed in Shuguang’s high-end tube division but eventually split off to form their own brand.