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.

Apex Matched

Custom-designed and custom-built by industry experts with ideal tube matching in mind. Apex tubes are matched more closely and more accurately than you'll find anywhere else. Visit https://www.apexmatching.com for more information

Genalex

Genalex Gold Lion tubes are made in the Reflektor factory in Saratov, Russia.

Electro-Harmonix

Electro-Harmonix is a New York based company known for pedals and rebranded vacuum tubes
T-12AT7-GOLD-GEN Vacuum Tube - 12AT7 / B739, Genalex Gold Lion, Gold Pin
Genalex Gold Lion ECC81/B739 (12AT7) dual triode preamp tube with gold pins. Made in Russia. Original Genalex Gold Lion ECC81/B739 tubes are considered the best 12AT7 types ever made. They are also among the rarest types available. They exhibit a large detailed soundstage that is characterized by an expressive midrange, deep tight bass, and a smooth extended high end. The reissue Genalex Gold Lion ECC81/B739 recreates the sound signature of the original. This tube features balanced sections and gold plated pins.
$42.95
T-12AT7-EH Vacuum Tube - 12AT7 / ECC81, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 12AT7 / ECC81 Vacuum Tube Large plate format, superior dissipation over the originals. Perfect for reverb and driver circuits.
$12.95
T-12AT7WC-EH Vacuum Tube - 12AT7WC, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 12AT7WC dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia. “Xtra Low Microphonic”. Small plate format dual triode, with low microphonics and superior dissipation compared to NOS originals. Ideal for reverb circuits.
$22.50
T-12AU7-GOLD-GEN Vacuum Tube - 12AU7 / B749, Genalex Gold Lion, Gold Pin
Genalex Gold Lion ECC82/B749 (12AU7) dual triode preamp tube with gold pins. Made in Russia. The original Genalex Gold Lion ECC82/B749 is one of the most rare 12AU7 types ever made. This tube featured superb linearity, balanced sections, and extremely low noise. The reissue Genalex Gold Lion ECC82/B749 features gold plated pins and has been carefully engineered to recreate all of the attributes of the original. This tube is a premium replacement for all 12AU7, ECC82, 5814, and 6189 types.
$44.75
T-12AU7A-EH Vacuum Tube - 12AU7A / ECC82, Electro-Harmonix
Superior medium-Mu Twin Triode for use in preamplifier and driver circuits. Standard replacement for all circuits requiring 12AU7/ECC82 types.
Starting at $13.95
T-12AX7-X-GEN Vacuum Tube - 12AX7 / B759, Genalex Gold Lion
Genalex Gold Lion ECC83/B759 (12AX7) dual triode preamp tube with gold pins. Made in Russia. Original Genalex Gold Lion ECC83/B759 tubes are considered among the best 12AX7 types ever made. They are hard to find and when they are available, they are expensive. They exhibit a large detailed soundstage that is sought after by discerning audiophiles who demand the highest quality sound. The reissue Genalex Gold Lion ECC83/B759 recreates the sound signature of the original. This tube features balanced sections and gold plated pins.
Starting at $24.75
T-12AX7EH Vacuum Tube - 12AX7 / ECC83, Electro-Harmonix
This Russian tube is full bodied and bright with a more straightforward presentation. It packs a lot of bite with its higher-than-normal gain. In overdrive, it offers a lot of crunchy fizz. High gain preamplifier tube with ultra low noise and detailed, musical tone. Unique spiral filament eliminates filament to cathode induced hum common on amplifiers that use AC on the filaments.
Starting at $13.75
T-12AX7EH-3 Vacuum Tube - 12AX7 / ECC83, Electro-Harmonix, package of 3
Package of 3
This Russian tube is full bodied and bright with a more straightforward presentation. It packs a lot of bite with its higher-than-normal gain. In overdrive, it offers a lot of crunchy fizz.
$41.25
T-12AY7-EH Vacuum Tube - 12AY7 / 6072A, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 12AY7/6072 Twin triode preamplifier tube used in Fender Tweed amplifiers.
$16.75
T-12BH7-EH Vacuum Tube - 12BH7, Electro-Harmonix
Superior medium-mu twin triode driver tube for hifi use. 3.5 watts dissipation per plate. New design of excellent quality
Starting at $17.95
T-12DW7-EH Vacuum Tube - 12DW7, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 12DW7 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
12DW7 combines one triode of 12AX7 and one triode of 12AU7 in a dual triode package. System 1 (pins 6, 7, 8) is the high-mu 12AX7 triode and system 2 (pins 1, 2, 3) is the medium-mu 12AU7 triode.
$24.95
T-2A3-GOLD-EH Vacuum Tube - 2A3, Electro-Harmonix, Gold Pin
Electro-Harmonix 2A3 power triode tube with gold pins. Made in Russia. Gold plated grid.
Starting at $67.55
T-300B-GOLD-EH Vacuum Tube - 300B, Electro-Harmonix, Gold Pin
Electro-Harmonix 300B power triode tube with gold pins. Made in Russia. Premium version of the 300B EH with gold grid wire for increased bias stability as well as top of the line sonics and performance.
Starting at $99.95
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
T-5881-JJ Vacuum Tube - 5881, JJ Electronics
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
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 $20.95
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 $18.25
T-5AR4-GEN Vacuum Tube - 5AR4 / GZ34 / U77, Genalex Gold Lion
Genalex Gold Lion U77 / GZ34 full-wave rectifier tube. Made in Russia.
$38.95
T-5U4GB-EH Vacuum Tube - 5U4GB, Electro-Harmonix
Superior directly heated rectifier Diode. Replacement for all 5U4 types, including NOS-style "big bottle" tubes.
$15.40
T-6550-EH Vacuum Tube - 6550, Electro-Harmonix
Superior high-power Octal Beam Tetrode, suitable for any amp using 6550 or KT88. Designed to hold up in even the most punishing environment of high powered bass amps, such as Ampeg SVT. With 42 watts of plate dissipation in tetrode operation and 44 watts in triode, power is improved even over desirable vintage types.
Starting at $35.25
T-6550-JJ Vacuum Tube - 6550, JJ Electronics
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
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 $34.95
T-6550A-VA Vacuum Tube - 6550A, Valve Art
Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 42W)
Starting at $37.14
T-6550WE-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 6550WE, Sovtek
The Sovtek 6550WE was designed to be the finest 6550 ever produced. Thicker plates, improved heat dissipation, higher transconductance, and increased linearity are just some of the inherent aspects of the new Sovtek super 6550s. The resulting performance advantages include 5% higher output power, increased reliability, greater headroom, and superior tone. The 6550WE features a metal-ringed base for increased power-handling capabilities.
Starting at $34.95
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