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.
Package of 2Peavey 'Super 6' 6L6GC
Blue glass envelope. 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.
Starting at $44.95
Valve Art, 274B Rectifier Tube
Blue glass envelope. The JJ Electronic E34L adds more power to a standard EL34 due to its higher grid voltage rating. This increase gives the tube more headroom and a tighter response on the low end. The wide frequency response of this tube offers excellent harmonics that work in a variety of genres ranging from the cleanest cleans to rich and aggressive breakup.
Starting at $18.95
In the ECC823, Section 1 of the tube (pins 6, 7, and 8) is the low gain 12AU7/ECC82 spec (gain factor 17) and Section 2 (pins 1, 2, and 3) is the high gain 12AX7/ECC83 spec (gain factor 100).
The 12AT7 is a miniature, high-mu, twin triode designed for use as a grounded-grid radio-frequency amplifier or as a combined oscillator and mixer at frequencies below approximately 300 megacycles.
Package of 10Ten 12AX7s. One of each of the following: JJ Electronic 12AX7, Mullard 12AX7, Tube Amp Doctor premium selected 12AX7, Ruby Tubes 12AX7, Sovtek 12AX7WA, JJ Electronic ECC803S, Chinese high-grade 12AX7B, Groove Tubes 12AX7, Electro-Harmonix 12AX7, Tung-Sol 12AX7
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 $18.95
Tung Sol 5AR4 rectifier tube. Made in Russia.
Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 25W)
Starting at $38.44
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.
Tung Sol 12AT7W / 6201 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
Tung Sol 12AU7W / 6189 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
Mullard 12AX7 / CV4004 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russa. The CV4004/12AX7 is a high gain, low noise valve with a short plate structure for reduced microphonics. Excellent for use in high gain Marshall pre-amplifier circuits where noise and microphonics can be a problem. Great for guitar amps.
Tung Sol 5751 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia. NOS specs call the 5751 a “special 12AX7” having a high-mu amplification factor of 70.
Electro-Harmonix 6CG7 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
Genalex Gold Lion ECC83 (12AX7) dual triode preamp tube with standard pins. Made in China. The Genalex Gold Lion 12AX7/ECC83 Standard Pins is a low cost alternative to the Genalex Gold Lion B759/12AX7 Gold Pins. This tube has a short plate format for reduced microphonics and has been put through a special selection process to ensure low noise and good balance of gain between the two triode sections. Get Genalex Gold Lion quality at almost half the cost.
Electro-Harmonix EF86 pentode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
A different construction of the classic EL34 tube that offers a different tonal palette than the original. This tube has a more compact plate structure than standard EL34’s. The JJ EL34 II has an increased low to low-mid end with plenty of headroom to spare. The JJ EL34 II is stronger than the original but not harsh sounding in any way.
Starting at $16.00
Tweed Up Your Amp! Vintage tone for original vintage Fender tweed amps. The original tube for all those Fender® tweed amps from the 50s. Brings back the original sound to your tweed amp.
High grade tube. Tweed Up Your Amp! Vintage tone for original vintage Fender tweed amps. The original tube for all those Fender® tweed amps from the 50s. Brings back the original sound to your tweed amp.
Low-noise Tube for Best Clean Tone! The TAD Selected 5751 is Tube Amp Doctor's first choice for noticeably improved clarity, smoothness, and a true vintage tone character for most guitar amps!
The JJ Electronic 12BH7-A is a faithful reproduction of the original tube. Its rugged construction offers high reliability. The JJ 12BH7-A can be used as a replacement for any 12BH7 tube.
Miniature remote-cutoff pentode intended for use as a high-gain radio frequency or intermediate-frequency amplifier. Its remote-cutoff characteristic makes it suitable for use in circuits to which it is desired to apply automatic-gain-control.