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.
Miniature type pentagrid converter designed for use in low drain battery operated receivers.
Starting at $40.65
Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 14W) Classic design and affordable. Warm overdrive and soft distortion character. The 6V6 is a low-output power tube (12 - 18 watts) often used in Fender® amplifiers, including the Champ®, Deluxe™, Dual Professional, Vibro-King®, Princeton®, Vibrolux® and others. It has a very warm, round and soft response with rich harmonics, and distorts easily. One of the best choices ever produced for rehearsal and recording amplifiers.
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
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 $39.95
Triode, Dual, RCA Brand
High-vacuum, heater-cathode type of tube designed to indicate visually the effect of change in the controlling voltage. Essentially a voltage indicator and as such is particularly useful to facilitate exact tuning of a radio receiver.
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Beam-power pentode primarily designed for use in the power output stage of high-fidelity audio-frequency amplifier systems.
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Power amplifier pentode designed for use in the audio-frequency power output stage of television and radio receivers and in high fidelity amplifiers.
Duodecar type used as horizontal-deflection amplifier in television receivers.
General purpose triode designed for service as an oscillator, detector, or amplifier. It is similar in characteristics to the 6C6, 6J7, and 57 with triode connection.
Cathode type twin triode designed for use as a voltage amplifier
Sharp cutoff pentode of the 7 pin miniature type with heater having controlled warm-up time.
Consists of two dynamically coupled triodes and is designed for service in the power output stage of AC and storage battery operated receivers. All necessary biases are supplied internally
Tung Sol 6SL7 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia. The best current production 6SL7 available. NOS performance and sound at a fraction of the price. Sweeten up the preamp section of that Vintage Ampeg B-15.
Frame grid double triode of miniature construction with high transconductance and low noise, designed for service in television receiver VHF cascode RF amplifiers, IF amplifiers, and phase inverter stages.
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Package of 2The JJ Electronic EL509S is an eight pin octal based version of the EL509 / EL519. This modified version does not have the top plate cap which is instead wired to a pin on the octal base. This tube is rated for 700V and 42 Watts plate dissipation. The JJ EL509 is popularly used in output transformerless OTL amplifiers.
Starting at $38.95
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
Genalex Gold Lion U77 / GZ34 full-wave rectifier tube. Made in Russia.
Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 25W)
Starting at $38.44
Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 42W)
Starting at $37.14
The JJ Electronic 6550 is a robust tube built in the rugged fashion that JJ is famous for. At 35 Watts, these tubes have a warm round tone with a thick and defined low end. The JJ 6550 is an excellent choice for bass heads, tube organs, and Hi-Fi amplifiers.
Starting at $36.95
Premium power beam tetrode, a reissue of the famous “Bluesbreaker” tube. Full tone with plenty of chime and powerful bass.
- High quality & cost-effective
- Originally a British equivalent to 6L6 and a mainstay of the British hi-fi industry
- Used in '50s - '60s hi-fi favorites such as the Heath W-5M and many Leak amplifiers
Starting at $35.95
Beam power tube with a separate grid - no. 3 base-pin terminal for "snivets" control. The tube is designed for horizontal-deflection-amplifier service in black-and-white TV receivers.
Filament type power amplifier having low plate resistance.
Starting at $35.90