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.


Manufactured in Saratov, Russia.


Ruby tubes are manufactured in China and tested for quality and performance.

Western Electric

T-2A3-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 2A3, Sovtek
Sovtek 2A3 power triode tube. Made in Russia.
Super 2A3.
Starting at $55.95
T-5AR4-C Vacuum Tube - 5AR4, Ruby Tubes
5AR4 Ruby, Rectifier Tube
On Backorder
T-5AR4-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 5AR4, Sovtek
Octal rectifier tube (Max DC output current = 250 mA)
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-6A3-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 6A3, Sovtek
Sovtek 6A3 power triode tube. Made in Russia.
Starting at $56.00
T-6B4G-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 6B4G, Sovtek
Sovtek 6B4G power triode tube. Made in Russia.
Sovtek is proud to announce the release of the Sovtek 6B4G vacuum tube. Unlike traditional 6B4G's, which consist of dual triodes connected in parallel inside the tube's envelope, the Sovtek 6B4G utilizes a single triode design with a Directly Heated cathode element. This updated design eliminates differential resistance loading common to other 6B4G's, yielding a much more reliable tube. In addition, the Sovtek 6B4G has a lower inter-electrode capacitance, offering a wider frequency response with high sound detail.
Starting at $59.95
T-6C45PI-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 6C45PI, Sovtek
Sovtek 6C45PI single triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
The 6C45P (6S45P in the western alphabet) is a high mu triode with a very high transconductance, incredible linearity, very low noise, and low plate resistance. This amazing tube will excel in small signal applications, as well as a driver, or anywhere really precise performance is required.
T-6H30PI-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 6H30PI, Sovtek
Sovtek 6H30PI dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
The 6H30 is a medium-mu dual triode with a very high-perveance cathode. The low plate resistance, combined with a superior linearity, and a true 4 watt per plate dissipation, make for a high performance voltage amp or driver.
On Backorder
T-6L6GC-M-STR-X Vacuum Tube - 6L6GC-M-STR, Ruby Tubes
Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 30W)
Starting at $21.50
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 $22.50
T-6N1-P-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 6N1-P, Sovtek
Sovtek 6N1P dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
The 6H1P double triode has been designed for low-frequency voltage amplification.
T-6SC7-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 6SC7, Sovtek
Sovtek 6SC7 high-mu twin-triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
On Backorder
T-6SL7GT-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 6SL7GT, Sovtek
Sovtek 6SL7GT
T-6SN7GT-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 6SN7GT, Sovtek, Triode, Dual, Medium MU
Sovtek 6SN7GT dual triode, medium MU.
T-12AT7-C Vacuum Tube - 12AT7, Ruby
12AT7 Preamp tube, Ruby brand
T-12AX7A-C5 Vacuum Tube - 12AX7A-C5, Ruby Tubes
The Ruby 12AX7AC5 HG is Ruby’s most popular preamp tube. These high grade tubes are chosen by manufacturers and builders worldwide for their consistency and musicality. Often described as sounding sweet, the 12AX7AC5 has solid lows, warm mids, and silky highs.
On Backorder
T-12AX7LPS-SOVT 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.
T-12AX7WA-SOVT 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.
T-12AX7WB-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 12AX7WB, Sovtek
Sovtek 12AX7WB dual triode.
T-12AX7WC-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 12AX7WC, Sovtek
Sovtek 12AX7WC dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
T-417A-WE Vacuum Tube - 417A, Western Electric, Triode
9-pin miniature triode with an indirectly heated cathode. It is intended primarily for grounded-grid operation in the input stage of broad band amplifiers.
T-420-A-WE Vacuum Tube - 420-A / 5755, Western Electric, Dual Triode
Triode, Double, Western Electric brand
T-5751-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 5751, Sovtek
Sovtek 5751 dual triode.
T-5881-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 5881 / 6L6WGC, Sovtek
The 5881 is a very reliable tube that is widely used in many current production tube amplifiers. It has a warm tone with good 'bite.' This modern version is able to tolerate higher voltages than its 5881 / 6L6 cousins. 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.
Starting at $16.95
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