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.

Sovtek

Manufactured in Saratov, Russia.

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

Electro-Harmonix

Electro-Harmonix is a New York based company known for pedals and rebranded vacuum tubes

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-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 $62.06
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Originally: $68.95
T-2A3-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 2A3, Sovtek
Sovtek 2A3 power triode tube. Made in Russia.
Super 2A3.
Starting at $50.36
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Originally: $55.95
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 $93.56
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Originally: $103.95
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 $17.06
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Originally: $18.95
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 $17.06
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Originally: $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 $18.86
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Originally: $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 $17.69
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Originally: $19.65
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 $35.06
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Originally: $38.95
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 $34.16
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Originally: $37.95
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 $36.86
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Originally: $40.95
T-6550A-VA Vacuum Tube - 6550A, Valve Art
Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 42W)
Starting at $33.43
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Originally: $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 $34.16
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Originally: $37.95
T-6973-EH-X Vacuum Tube - 6973, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 6973 Power Tube Beam power amplifier used in vintage Gretsch and Magnatone amplifiers. This is a real 6973, not a rebrand of a "close" tube.
Starting at $18.41
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Originally: $20.45
T-6A3-SOVT Vacuum Tube - 6A3, Sovtek
Sovtek 6A3 power triode tube. Made in Russia.
Starting at $50.40
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Originally: $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 $53.96
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Originally: $59.95
T-6BM8-EH Vacuum Tube - 6BM8, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 6BM8 triode pentode tube. Made in Russia.
Contains one preamp triode and one power pentode in a 9 pin miniature package.
$19.76
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Originally: $21.95
T-6CA7-EH Vacuum Tube - 6CA7, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix 6CA7 Vacuum Tube Big bottle beam-tetrode version of EL34. Perfect EL34 replacement for Musicman amplifiers.
Starting at $22.37
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Originally: $24.85
T-6CA7-JJ Vacuum Tube - 6CA7, JJ Electronics
A true to form reproduction of a classic tube that will work in most EL34 amps. The 6CA7 is often considered the American cousin to the British EL34. Sonically, this tube is closer to a 6L6 than an EL34 but without the sometimes harsh high end of the 6L6.
Starting at $14.81
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Originally: $16.45
T-6L6-EH Vacuum Tube - 6L6, Electro-Harmonix
Superior power Beam tetrode with large plate dimensions and improved grid structure for increased power handling capabilities. Excellent tone and performance compared to most other 6L6 or KT66 types.
Starting at $19.58
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Originally: $21.75
T-6L6GC-JJ Vacuum Tube - 6L6GC, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic 6L6GC is the classic pentode built with the rugged construction that only JJ could deliver. At 30W, this tube delivers plenty of headroom. The highs are clear and responsive with warm mids and tight solid lows. Known for their reliability and articulation, the JJ 6L6GC is a great option guitar amplifiers and Hi-Fi stereo equipment.
Starting at $16.43
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Originally: $18.25
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 $21.15
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Originally: $23.50
T-6L6WGC-SINO Vacuum Tube - 6L6WGC, Black Plate, Made in China
6L6WGC - Black Plate, Made in China
Starting at $15.57
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Originally: $17.30
T-6L6WGS-SINO Vacuum Tube - 6L6WGS, Black Plate, Short Bottle, Made in China
6L6WGS - Black Plate, Short Bottle, Made in China
Starting at $15.57
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Originally: $17.30
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 $20.25
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Originally: $22.50
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