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 - 6SJ7, Pentode, Sharp Cut-Off
Metal sharp-cutoff pentode designed for use as a biased detector or high-gain amplifier.
Vacuum Tube - 6V6GT, Mullard Reissue
Mullard 6V6GT tube. Made in Russia. This valve is built to stand the high voltages encountered in the Fender Deluxe Reverb and other guitar amplifiers that ran the valves above the published specification. The smooth and balanced frequency response also makes it suitable for hi-fi use.
Starting at $28.50
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 $23.40
Vacuum Tube - GZ34 / 5AR4, Mullard Reissue
Premium directly heated heavy duty rectifier Diode. Re-issue of the most popular rectifier valve ever built by Mullard. Helps extend the life of the other valves in the amplifier by allowing them to heat up before plate voltage is applied.
- Low internal voltage drop & controlled heater warm up time
- Excellent choice for both Hifi and instrument amplification
- Replacement/upgrade for all 5AR4/GZ34 types
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7 / ECC83, Svetlana
The Svetlana 12AX7 is a premium 12AX7 tube from Russia. Known for their smooth drive and clarity, these tubes are praised by both guitar players and HiFi users alike. The Svetlana 12AX7 is compatible in any 12AX7 or ECC83 position. “Svetlana tubes are quite simply the absolute best. We design and manufacture our tubes, engineered for demanding high fidelity, reliability and overall warmth. Be sure to insist on genuine Svetlana vacuum tubes the next time you retube -- you'll be getting the absolute best possible tubes for any demanding application.” -Svetlana
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7 / ECC83, Electro-Harmonix, package of 3
Package of 3This Russian tube is full bodied and bright with a more straightforward presentation. It packs a lot of bite with its higher-than-normal gain. In overdrive, it offers a lot of crunchy fizz.
Vacuum Tube - 6AL5 / 6EB5, Dual Diode
The 6AL5 combines two independent diode units in the 7 pin miniature construction. Its high perveance permits high efficiency in either FM or AM detector service.
Vacuum Tube - 12AU7 / 6189, Tung-Sol Reissue
Tung Sol 12AU7W / 6189 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
Vacuum Tube - 6BE6 / EK90, Heptode
Miniature heptode primarily designed to perform the combined functions of the mixer and oscillator in superheterodyne circuits in both the standard broadcast and FM bands.
Vacuum Tube - 35Z5GT, Rectifier, Half Wave
Heater-cathode type diode designed for use as a half-wave rectifier in ac/dc receivers. A heater tap is provided to permit operation with a panel lamp.
Vacuum Tube - 6AN8A, Triode, Pentode
Medium mu triode and a sharp cutoff pentode. The pentode section may be used as an IF amplifier or a reactance tube; the triode section is well suited for use in low-frequency-oscillator, sync clipper, sync separator, and phase splitter circuits.
Vacuum Tube - EL84 / N709, Genalex Gold Lion
Super Premium power pentode, highest quality in current production. Perfect for Vox AC30, from soft overdrive and organic sustain to great harmonic crunch. Used in many vintage HiFi applications.
- Unique single halo type getter & plate coating
- N709/6BQ5 equivalent
Starting at $26.45
Vacuum Tube - 6X5GT / EZ35, Rectifier, Full Wave
Cathode type rectifier designed particularly for use in automobile receivers.
Vacuum Tube - 12AU7A / ECC82, Tube Amp Doctor, Premium Selected
The Perfect Choice for Stereo Audio Applications - Ideal as a Balanced Driver. Latest revision providing great musical performance and rich tone. This TAD 12AU7A / ECC82 has especially strong systems which are selected to provide two symmetric triodes. The perfect choice for stereo audio applications and ideal as a balanced driver.
Vacuum Tube - 6K6GT, Pentode, Power Amplifier
The 6K6GT is an indirectly heated cathode type power amplifier pentode designed for service in the output stages of AC, AC/DC and storage battery operated receivers.
Vacuum Tube - 6SK7, Pentode, Remote Cut-Off, RF
Remote-cutoff pentode. It is designed for use as a high-gain radio-frequency or intermediate-frequency amplifier in a radio receiver.
Vacuum Tube - 7868, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 7868 power pentode tube with a magnoval style base. Made in Russia.
Starting at $30.75
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 $32.40
Vacuum Tube - EF86, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix EF86 pentode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
Vacuum Tube - KT66, JJ Electronics
A sonically faithful reproduction of the original tubes with a robust construction encased in a thick glass envelope. The JJ KT66 delivers a powerful 25 Watts with plenty of headroom. This tube has a tone that is warm, thick, and straightforward. With a more balanced sound than the 6L6GC, the JJ KT66 is an excellent choice for a full bodied tone.
Starting at $39.95
Vacuum Tube - 5AR4, Chinese
Chinese 5AR4 Vacuum Tube
Vacuum Tube - 7591A, Tung-Sol Reissue
Tung Sol 7591A beam-power tube. Made in Russia.
Starting at $31.95
Vacuum Tube - 6CA7, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 6CA7 Vacuum Tube Big bottle beam-tetrode version of EL34. Perfect EL34 replacement for Musicman amplifiers.
Starting at $24.85
Vacuum Tube - EL34, Groove Tubes, Matched Pair
Package of 2Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 25W) The GT EL34 is based on the original Mullard® EL34 of the '60s - the stock tube in all early Marshall® and Hiwatt® amps. Mullard produced it for about 15 years, and this is a faithful reproduction of the classic XF2 dual-getter version. It has a big, fat and well-defined tone and really “wakes up" reissue amps to perform like the originals. As close as you can get to vintage Marshall® power tube heaven.