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.

Tung-Sol

Yellow Jackets

Yellow Jackets allows amplifiers using common power tubes to use EL84s without modification or rebiasing.

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.
P-YJR Solid State Rectifier - Yellow Jackets® YJR, For 5AR4, 5U4, 5Y3
The YJR is a direct plug-in replacement adapter for use in most amplifiers that use 5AR4/GZ34, 5U4, 5Y3 or similar full-wave rectifier tubes. The YJR converts your amp's vacuum tube rectifier to a solid state rectifier, reducing tube sag for a tighter sound and feel. The tube rectifier can easily be swapped back in when sag is desired. This Yellow Jacket® is a solid state device and as such does not come with vacuum tubes.
  • Converts most audio amplifiers which use a vacuum tube rectifier 5AR4/GZ34, 5U4 or 5Y3 to a solid state device.
  • Safe for all common amplifiers and transformers.

All Yellow Jackets® have a one year warranty against manufacturer defects.
$13.31
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T-12AT7-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 12AT7, Tung-Sol Reissue
Tung Sol 12AT7W / 6201 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia. Premium Twin Triode ideal for use in reverb and driver circuits. Superior dissipation compared to NOS versions of this tube.
• Extra-low microphonics makes it the best 12AT7 choice for reverb circuits. Also suitable for HiFi.
• Factory selected for closest tolerances and most consistent performance
• ECC81 equivalent
$17.76
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T-12AU7-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 12AU7 / 6189, Tung-Sol Reissue
Tung Sol 12AU7W / 6189 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
$18.65
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T-12AX7-TUNG-X Vacuum Tube - 12AX7, Tung-Sol Reissue
Russian made reissue of the original Tungsol. The Ultimate 12AX7. Big, warm, and musical. High Gain, ultra-low microphonics, and superb linearity with a dynamic 3-D sound. Available with gold pins.
Starting at $13.31
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T-5751-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 5751, Tung-Sol Reissue
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.
$22.21
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T-5881-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 5881, Tung-Sol Reissue
Russian made reissue of the original Tungsol.
The 5881 is the electrical equivalent to types 6L6 and 6L6G except that the plate and screen dissipation ratings have been increased approximately 20 percent. It embodies a complete mechanical redesign which results in greater resistance to shock and vibration.
Starting at $18.65
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T-5AR4-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 5AR4, Tung-Sol Reissue
Tung Sol 5AR4 rectifier tube. Made in Russia. Premium directly heated heavy duty rectifier Diode. Helps extend the life of the other valves in the amplifier by allowing them to heat up before plate voltage is applied. Tung-Sol tubes reflect the best in vintage construction with unsurpassed tone and reliability.
  • Low internal voltage drop & controlled heater warm up time
  • Excellent choice for both Hifi and instrument amplification
  • Replacement/upgrade for all 5AR4/GZ34 types
$30.71
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T-6550-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 6550, Tung-Sol Reissue
Copy of the original type 3 Tung-Sol 6550 made in the 1960s. Triple getter, carbonized screen, and gold plated grid. The current production benchmark of the classic 6550.
Made in Saratov, Russia
Starting at $31.11
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T-6EU7-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 6EU7, Tung-Sol Reissue
Russian Tung-Sol 6EU7 tube. High-Mu twin triode with 9 pin miniature base. Made in Russia.
$23.59
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T-6L6G-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 6L6G, Tung-Sol
Tung Sol 6L6G power pentode tube. Made in Russia. Large bottle type for the look and sound of 6L6 tubes used during the golden age of hi-fi in the 1940s and early 1950s. Uprated to 6L6GC specs for improved performance and reliability.
  • Extremely musical and accurate sound stage
  • Extra thick & heavy “Big Bulb” for vintage look and feel
  • 5881 / KT66 equivalent
Starting at $45.39
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T-6L6GC-STR-T Vacuum Tube - 6L6GC STR, Tung-Sol Reissue
Tung Sol 6L6GC “STR” beam-power tetrode tube. Made in Russia. The Tung-Sol legacy continues with the introduction of the new 6L6GC STR. The ultimate in musical tone and smooth overdrive, the STR delivers the sound that established Tung-Sol as the benchmark of quality. Built to the same “Special Tube Request” specs of leading amplifier manufacturers of the 1960s, the 6L6GC STR is a rugged and reliable power tube for use in the most demanding guitar amplifier circuits.
Starting at $20.92
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T-6SL7GT-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 6SL7, Tung-Sol Reissue
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.
$35.16
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T-6SN7GTB-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 6SN7GTB, Tung Sol Reissue
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.
$21.32
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T-6V6GT-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 6V6GT, Tung-Sol Reissue
Totally Tweed! The preferred OEM tube of '50s-era Fender Tweed Champ and Deluxe amplifiers The Tungsol 6V6 has a geometry designed to safely handle the higher voltages used in guitar amps " plus heavier plate and grid materials. The result.. better mids and bottom while keeping the smooth top of the classic 6V6's. The Tungsol 6V6 breaks up evenly from low E to high up the neck. Blues players will LOVE these tubes for the way they sing!
Starting at $19.54
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T-7581-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 7581, Tung-Sol
Russian Tung-Sol 7581 tube. Beam power pentode with octal base. (May be substituted for 6L6GC). Made in Russia.
Starting at $14.91
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T-7581A-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 7581A, Tung-Sol Reissue
Rated for more power than the standard 7581 (35W plate dissipation vs 30W plate dissipation).
Starting at $25.77
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T-7591A-TUNG Vacuum Tube - 7591A, Tung-Sol Reissue
Tung Sol 7591A beam-power tube. Made in Russia.
Starting at $28.44
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T-EF806S-GOLD-TUNG Vacuum Tube - EF806S, Tung-Sol Reissue, Gold Pin
Tung Sol EF806 SG pentode preamp tube with gold pins. Made in Russia. Super premium EF86/6267 replacement based on the Telefunken EF806S. Super low noise and microphonics. Gold pins.
$26.66
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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 $21.98
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T-KT120-TUNG Vacuum Tube - KT120, Tung-Sol Reissue
Super-premium Octal Beam Tetrode, impervious to overload when used at parameters found in existing 6550/KT88/KT90 circuits. Plate dissipation of 60 watts and higher current handling capacity has allowed the design of new amplifiers which are unique, extremely powerful and stable.
  • Delivers peak power with extreme reliability and long tube life
  • A pair of KT120s in push-pull configuration can deliver power levels of 150 or more watts
  • Plug & play in any 6550/KT88/KT90 circuit
Starting at $42.68
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T-KT66-TUNG-X Vacuum Tube - KT66, Tung-Sol Reissue
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 $32.00
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Originally: $35.95
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