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-EF86-TAD Vacuum Tube - EF86 / 6267, Tube Amp Doctor, Premium Selected
The Tube Amp Doctor EF86 / 6267 is a low noise and low microphonic version of the vintage pentode. These tubes were famously used in classic HiFi equipment and microphone preamps. The original Vox® AC15 circuit also used an EF86 and now, thanks to its recent availability, there are plenty of options for guitar amplifiers utilizing this unique tube. The TAD EF86 / 6267 meets all of the standards of the Tube Amp Doctor Premium Selection process. This tube has a rugged construction featuring an aesthetically pleasing perforated shield. The TAD EF86 / 6267 will work in and EF86 or 6267 position.
T-EL84-EH Vacuum Tube - EL84, Electro-Harmonix
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 $23.30
T-6HB5 Vacuum Tube - 6HB5, Beam Power Amplifier
Compactron beam-power pentode designed for use as the horizontal deflection amplifier in television receivers.
T-6L6GCM-RB-TAD 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 $42.95
T-12AX7-SV 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
T-6GH8A Vacuum Tube - 6GH8A, Triode, Pentode
Miniature tube which contains a sharp-cutoff pentode and a medium-mu triode. Each section has a separate cathode and is electrically independent.
T-GZ34-MUL 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
T-5654_6AK5W Vacuum Tube - 5654 / 6AK5W, Pentode, Sharp Cut-Off, RF
Miniature sharp-cutoff pentode for use as a wide-band, high-frequency amplifier. It is also useful in video and audio amplifiers, oscillators, mixers, frequency multipliers, and cathode followers.
T-5879 Vacuum Tube - 5879, Pentode, Sharp Cut-Off
Sharp-cutoff pentode of the 9-pin miniature type intended for use as an audio amplifier in applications requiring reduced microphonics, leakage noise, and hum.
T-6922-EH Vacuum Tube - 6922 / E88CC, Electro-Harmonix
High frequency twin triode preamplifier tube used in studio and hi-fi equipment.
Starting at $29.15
T-6973-EH-X Vacuum Tube - 6973, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 6973 Power Tube Beam power amplifier used in vintage Gretsch and Magnatone amplifiers. This is a real 6973, not a rebrand of a "close" tube.
Starting at $34.95
T-6L6WXT+SOVT Vacuum Tube - 6L6WXT+, Sovtek
Higher in gain than the 5881WXT, with full base.
Sovtek is proud to announce the release of their new 6L6WXT+ vacuum tube. Modelled after the vintage RCA 6L6GC "blackplate," the Sovtek 6L6WXT+ features larger plate dimensions and improved grid structure for increased power handling capabilities. The 6L6WXT+ also features mica spacers with metal springs to eliminate tube rattle and microphonics. The Sovtek 6L6WXT+ yields a 20% higher output than the Sovtek 5881WXT and offers superior tone and overall performance to any 6L6 or KT66.
Starting at $43.55
T-6SK7 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.
T-0B2 Vacuum Tube - 0B2, Voltage Regulator, Diode, Glow-Discharge
The 0B2 is a two-electrode, inert-gas-filled cold cathode miniature tube intended for use as a voltage regulator.
T-6189_12AU7WA Vacuum Tube - 6189 / 12AU7WA, Triode, Dual, Medium MU
Miniature medium-mu twin triode suitable for a wide variety of general-purpose amplifier, oscillator, and multivibrator applications.
T-7027A-JJ Vacuum Tube - 7027A, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic 7027A offers the same reliability and tone as the JJ 6L6GC but with the correct pinout for vintage amplifiers that use 7027 tubes like older Ampegs. At 30W, this tube delivers plenty of headroom. The highs are clear and responsive with warm mids and tight solid lows. Known for their reliability and articulation, the JJ 7027A is a great option guitar amplifiers and Hi-Fi stereo equipment.
Starting at $35.95
Partially Out of Stock
T-EL34B-TUNG Vacuum Tube - EL34B, Tung-Sol Reissue
Premium high-voltage power pentode, featuring improved materials and workmanship over the original EL34B. Higher impedance design with increased touch responsiveness.
  • Unique clipping characteristic with a hint of 6L6 sound
  • Velvety-smooth in HiFi applications, full & rich-sounding in guitar amps
  • 6CA7 equivalent
Starting at $41.70
T-12AT7-CZ-TAD 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
T-5881WXT-SV Vacuum Tube - 5881WXT, Sovtek
The Sovtek 5881WXT is the same as the 5881 but with a full size base for easy installation in vintage amp designs. The Sovtek 5881 delivers a warm, round tone that "sweetens" any vintage or modern guitar amp design. Built to rigid military standards, the 5881 will tolerate higher voltages than any other 6L6. In fact, they're frequently used as replacements for the old 7027 model in vintage Ampegs. Extremely consistent from piece to piece. The Sovtek 5881 has a heater voltage of 6.3 volts at 0.88 amperes.
Starting at $41.70
T-6BQ7A_6BZ7 Vacuum Tube - 6BQ7A / 6BZ7, Dual Triode
Miniature, medium-mu twin triode primarily designed for use as a cascode, radio-frequency amplifier in very high frequency television tuners. In this application, its performance is characterized by high gain and low noise figure.
T-6SN7GT-B Vacuum Tube - 6SN7GT(A / B), Triode, Dual, Medium MU
Medium-mu twin triode suitable for use in a wide variety of general-purpose amplifier and phase-inverter applications. It is also especially useful as a blocking oscillator, multivibrator, or vertical deflection amplifier in television receivers.
T-0D3-A_VR150 Vacuum Tube - 0D3-A / VR150, Voltage Regulator
The 0D3-A is a two-element gas filled, cold cathode voltage regulator. It is designed to provide a regulated output of approximately 150 volts.
T-5Y3GT-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 5Y3GT, Sovtek
Octal rectifier tube (Max DC output current = 125 mA) An indirectly heated diode intended for rectification of commercial-frequency alternating current. It has a 140 mA maximum output and filament voltage of 5 V and a filament current of 2 A ± 0.2 mA.
T-6SQ7 Vacuum Tube - 6SQ7, Diode, Dual Triode
Metal duplex-diode high-mu triode. It is intended primarily for use as a combined detector, amplifier, and automatic-volume-control tube in radio receivers.
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