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.

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

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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.
T-PX300B-GOLD-GEN Vacuum Tube - PX300B, Genalex Gold Lion, Gold Pin
Genalex Gold Lion PX300B power triode tube with gold pins. Made in Russia. In Europe during the 1930s the GEC (Genalex)/Marconi-Osram PX4 and PX25 power triodes were considered the finest audio triodes of their day. In keeping with the tradition of Genalex to provide the highest quality tubes, New Sensor has released the Genalex Gold Lion PX300B audio power triode. This tube is the highest quality 300B type available and is considered to be an upgrade in any 300B amplifier.
Starting at $143.95
T-KT88-GEN Vacuum Tube - KT88, Genalex Gold Lion
KT88 power tube reissue of Genalex Gold Lion. Made in Russia.
In 1957 Marconi-Osram Valve Co. (Genalex) introduced the "King of Power Tubes", the legendary Gold Lion KT88. This tube became the heart and soul of such classics as the Dynaco Mark III, McIntosh MC275, and Marshall Major. Unfortunately, Genalex ceased tube production in the early 1980s and the Genalex Gold Lion KT88 has become very expensive and hard to find.
After extensive research and engineering, New Sensor Corp. has reissued the famed Genalex Gold Lion KT88.
Starting at $58.50
T-KT77-GEN Vacuum Tube - KT77, Genalex Gold Lion
Genalex Gold Lion KT77 beam-power tetrode tube. Made in Russia.
A beam tetrode with an absolute maximum anode dissipation rating of 32 watts. The KT77 is designed for use in the output stage of an af amplifier. Two valves in Class AB1 give a continuous output of over 70 W.
Starting at $48.95
T-KT88-BL-JJ Vacuum Tube - KT88, JJ Electronics, Blue Glass
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
T-6922-GOLD-GEN Vacuum Tube - 6922, Genalex Gold Lion, Gold Pin
Genalex Gold Lion E88CC/6922 dual triode preamp tube with gold pins. Made in Russia. The Genalex Gold Lion E88CC/6922 is a premium grade selected small signal twin-triode that is a suitable replacement for all 6DJ8, ECC88, 6922, E88CC, and 7308 types. This tube features gold plated pins and is manufactured to extremely tight specifications, making it the highest quality current production E88CC/6922 available.
$44.95
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-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-KT66-GEN Vacuum Tube - KT66, Genalex Gold Lion
Super Premium power beam tetrode & exact copy of the original clear glass KT66, used in the early Marshall amps which created Eric Clapton’s "Bluesbreaker" Tone.” Full sound with improved bass response and shimmering top-end.
  • 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 $40.95
T-KT88-VA Vacuum Tube - KT88, Valve Art
Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 42W).
Starting at $40.92
T-KT66-JJ Vacuum Tube - KT66, JJ Electronics
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
T-KT88-JJ Vacuum Tube - KT88, JJ Electronics
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
T-EL509-S-JJ-X Vacuum Tube - EL509, JJ Electronics
The 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
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-KT66-VA Vacuum Tube - KT66, Valve Art
Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 25W)
Starting at $38.44
T-6550A-VA Vacuum Tube - 6550A, Valve Art
Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 42W)
Starting at $37.14
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-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 $32.95
T-6V6GT-GEN Vacuum Tube - 6V6GT / CV-511, Genalex Gold Lion
Genalex Gold Lion 6V6GT / CV511 beam-power tube. Made in Russia.
Starting at $31.95
T-EL84-GEN Vacuum Tube - EL84 / N709, Genalex Gold Lion
Super Premium power pentode, highest quality in current production. Perfect for Vox AC30, from soft overdrive and organic sustain to great harmonic crunch. Used in many vintage HiFi applications.
  • Unique single halo type getter & plate coating
  • N709/6BQ5 equivalent
Starting at $26.45
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-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 $24.70
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 $23.50
T-EL34-MUL Vacuum Tube - EL34, Mullard Reissue
Premium high-voltage power pentode. An extremely faithful reissue of the XF2 Mullard EL34 from the 1960s.
Starting at $22.95
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