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.
Solid State ReplacementsSolid state replacements for vacuum tubes are great for use for hard to find or costly vacuum tubes and for reducing 'sag' in power supply applications.
Vacuum TubesThe 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.
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7 / ECC83, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic 12AX7 / ECC83 has quickly become a modern classic in preamp tubes. Its rugged design and rich harmonics make this tube an obvious choice for musicians who need a reliable and high quality tube at a reasonable price. The balanced tone of the JJ 12AX7 works well in any amp.
Starting at $10.95
Vacuum Tube - 12AT7 / ECC81, JJ Electronics
A good choice for phase inverters, reverb drivers, and general preamp use. This tube offers low noise, low microphonics, and warm smooth tones at a great price. Like all JJ tubes, it has a rugged construction that doesn’t compromise the sound of your amp. The JJ 12AT7 is a solid replacement for any 12AT7, ECC81, or 6201 tube. It can also be used to replace 12AX7 tubes in position 1 to reduce gain.
Starting at $10.90
Vacuum Tube - ECC83-WA, Tube Amp Doctor, Premium Selected
The TAD ECC83 WA Selected provides a stunning warm tone, thick midrange and sweet natural harmonics. We designed it with a triple mica construction for low noise performance. Perfect for clean or moderate gain preamps as well as for high-gain amps from V2 position. Its great dynamics, low noise operation and balanced warm tone make the TAD ECC83 WA to be an excellent all-rounder with great value for money.
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 $14.95
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7S, JJ Electronics, Mid Gain
A new take on the classic 12AX7 preamp tube. While it uses the same rugged build and thick glass as other JJ preamp tubes, this tube differs in construction from the typical 12AX7 in that it features a medium-long plate, which provides a dynamic and open sound with a rich forward sounding mid range. This tube offers low noise and low microphonics.
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7 / ECC83, JJ Electronics, package of 3
Package of 3This tube has a well balanced, colorful tone with strongly defined lows, mids and smooth highs. It allows for more clean head-room than higher gain 12AX7s. In overdrive, it is smooth and strong with well defined lows and mids. When pushed into overdrive it offers clean distortion with well balanced lows and mids. The JJ 12AX7 is well suited for all types of music and playing styles. It is also highly recommended for studio pre-amps and hi-fi gear
Vacuum Tube - 6SL7, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic 6SL7 is a great reproduction of the classic octal based dual triode. This tube has the quality construction and reliability that one would expect from a JJ tube. The JJ 6SL7 is a great replacement tube for any 6SL7 position such as early Fender, Gibson, and Ampeg amps as well as Hi-Fi equipment.
Vacuum Tube - 5751, JJ Electronics
A dual triode that can be used in place of most 12AX7 circuits. The rugged build of this tube and reduced gain (30% less than a 12AX7) can improve headroom and give better control in high gain stages allowing users to more easily dial in sweet spots. The JJ 5751 features a smooth and balanced tone and a detailed response with low noise and low microphonics.
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7B, China
9 pin miniature preamp tube (Amplification Factor = 100). The Chinese 12AX7B is very similar in tone to its standard Chinese cousin, but the Bs seem to average in at slightly lower gain and noise.
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
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7A-C / ECC83, Tube Amp Doctor, Premium Selected
9 pin miniature preamp tube (Amplification Factor =100). Very good gain, tight deep bass, fat mids and silky top end with overall definition and brightness. Selected with balanced systems and recommended for guitar amps to improve overall response.
Vacuum Tube - 12BH7-A, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic 12BH7-A is a faithful reproduction of the original tube. Its rugged construction offers high reliability. The JJ 12BH7-A can be used as a replacement for any 12BH7 tube.
Vacuum Tube - ECC803 / 12AX7, JJ Electronics, Long Plate
A high performance, long plate version of the ECC83 / 12AX7. Like all JJ preamp tubes, these are built into a rugged package using the spiral filament and robust plate structure resulting in low microphonics and high reliability. The long plate version of this tube differs from the standard version with its stronger and fuller sound. This tube will work in any 12AX7 or ECC83 position.
Starting at $13.95
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.
All Yellow Jackets® have a one year warranty against manufacturer defects.
- 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.
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.
Vacuum Tube - 12AU7 / ECC82, JJ Electronics
A medium gain dual triode built with the quality and reliability that we’ve come to expect from a JJ tube. This 12AU7 offers smooth tones and clear definition which is why it’s no surprise that this tube is often found in hifi equipment as well as guitar amplifiers.
Starting at $10.95
Vacuum Tube - 12AY7 / 6072A, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 12AY7/6072 Twin triode preamplifier tube used in Fender Tweed amplifiers.
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.
Vacuum Tube - 12DW7 / ECC832, JJ Electronics, Dual Triode
In the 12DW7/ECC832, Section 1 of the tube (pins 6, 7, and 8) is the high gain 12AX7/ECC83 spec (gain factor 100) and Section 2 (pins 1, 2, and 3) is the low gain 12AU7/ECC82 spec (gain factor 17).
Starting at $12.95
Vacuum Tube - EF806 / EF86 / 6267, JJ Electronics, Long Plate
The JJ Electronic EF806S is a high quality reproduction of the classic EF86. This pentode features a robust construction with the internal shielding used in the original tubes. The JJ EF806 can be used in any EF86 circuit including microphones and amplifiers.
Starting at $29.95
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.
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7 C, Groove Tubes
9 pin miniature preamp tube (Amplification Factor = 100). This is the ubiquitous Chinese 12AX7 with added selection. The gain is high and the American "Groove Tubes" must be filtering out the noisiest ones. Great chiming tone with sweet, warm midrange excellent for Marshall® and Fender® amps. Smooth distortion characteristics and one of the highest-output preamp tubes in the GT 12AX7 line, with very consistent quality
Vacuum Tube - 12AT7, China
Chinese 12AT7 dual triode.
Vacuum Tube - ECC802 / 12AU7, JJ Electronics, Long Plate
A high performance, long plate version of the ECC82 / 12AU7. Like all JJ preamp tubes, these are built into a rugged package using the spiral filament and robust plate structure resulting in low microphonics and high reliability. The long plate version of this tube differs from the standard version with its stronger and fuller sound which offers a wider and more balanced frequency response.
Starting at $13.45