Vacuum Tube Accessories

Egg Crate - for Storing Vacuum Tubes
15 x 15" egg crate packing box designed for storing tubes. Supplied unassembled. Each size is capable of holding a different number of tubes. For cartons see S-B127X
Starting at $8.65
Tube Boxes - generic, for storing vacuum tubes
Heavy plain white boxes with dividers to cushion tube. Minimum order of 10 per size.
Starting at $0.19
Socket - Belton, 9 Pin, Miniature, Bottom Mount
Belton Micalex tube socket used for 9 pin miniature tubes, bottom mount. Applicable for use with all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Chassis hole: ¾”
  • Mounting Centers: 1-1/8”
  • Bottom mount

Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber fileld PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
$2.95
Keyway - Replacement piece for octal tubes
Package of 4
Do you have valuable octal type tubes that work fine except the keyway has been broken off the base? Fix it with this simple and inexpensive product. Simply clean the remainder of the broken keyway from the base and slip one of these on. Will stay on by itself, or you can use a dab of silicon to attach if you wish.
$10.00
Tube Shield - High Quality, Fits P-ST9-700 with Spring
New production, aluminum, 2" tall, for use with P-ST9-700 and P-ST9-700-PC.
$1.95
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic Base with Aluminum Shield
9-pin tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes (without shield)
  • Top mount
  • 1-15/16” shield height
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
  • Includes shield
$3.06
Tube Clip - Octal, Sold individually
Vacuum tube base clip. Grips tube base with teeth to securely hold tube in place. For use with octal sockets with 1-½" mounting centers.
$1.86
Socket - 8 Pin, Phenolic, top mount
8-pin phenolic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • Top mount
  • 1” to 1-1/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/2” mounting centers
$4.69
Socket - 8 pin octal, Fork Connectors, 1" with Bracket
Ceramic Tube socket used for octal power tubes.
  • Chassis hole: 1” to 1-5/32” depending on mounting (Top: 1” Bottom: 1-5/32”)
  • Mounting Centers: 1-1/2” with oblong mounting holes
$2.44
Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Saddle Plate, Black, Bottom Mount
Plastic octal tube socket commonly used for power tubes in many amps.
  • Chassis hole: 1 ⅛"
  • Mounting Centers: 1 ½"
  • Bottom mount
$3.69
Retainer - fits EL34 / 5881 and 6L6GC Tubes
For use with guitar amps and applications where tube is suspended upside down in chassis. Use with suspended 5881, 6L6, and EL34 tubes.
$2.75
Socket - Belton, 9 Pin PC Mount Standoff
(Belton) Micalex, 9 pin miniature socket with PC pins, stand off mounting. Fits 3/4" chassis hole diameter (bottom mount). Applicable for use with all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes. Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber fileld PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
$2.75
Socket Saver - 8-Pin, for reducing wear and tear on tube sockets
8 pin octal socket saver. Commonly used in tube testers. Socket savers absorb the main wear and tear from many tube insertions and removals. It's much easier to replace a worn out socket saver than to replace the original socket.
$9.95
Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Ceramic PC Mount
8-pin ceramic stand-off tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • PC mount
  • 1” tail diameter
  • Available with standard or gold pins
Starting at $2.44
Socket - 7 Pin, Miniature, Ceramic, with Aluminum Shield
7-pin tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes. Shield Included.
  • Top mount
  • 1-7/8” shield height
  • 5/8” chassis hole required
  • 7/8” mounting centers
  • Includes Shield
$1.13
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.
$14.95
Plug - 8-Pin octal tube base, Black Plastic
Black plastic 8-pin plug. This is the bottom portion of an octal tube base including all 8 pins and guide key between pins 1 and 8.
$1.88
Covers - for Chassis Socket Hole, Steel
Steel plates for covering unused socket holes on modified chassis. These covers provide a safe solution for modifying any chassis. These covers use elongated mounting holes to fit a variety of socket hole sizes. P-ST9-CVR
  • 9 pin (noval) socket hole cover
  • 5mm x 3.5mm mounting holes
  • 27.1mm center to center

P-ST8-CVR
  • 8 pin (octal) socket hole cover
  • 6.5mm x 3.5mm mounting holes
  • 40mm center to center

P-ST8-ST9-CNVRT
  • 8 pin to 9 pin (octal to noval) socket adapter
  • Bottom mount 9 pin socket recommended
$2.75
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic, PC Mount, bottom or PC mount
9-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Bottom, PC mount
  • ¾” chassis hole required
  • ¾” tail diameter
Starting at $1.95
Solid State Rectifier - For 5AR4, 5U4, 5Y3 Tubes
Solid State Rectifier Direct plug-in replacement for 5AR4, 5U4 and 5Y3 rectifier vacuum tubes in amplifiers with center tapped secondary power transformer. Use when less 'sag' is desired in the power supply; just switch back to the tube rectifier when 'sag' is desired.
$9.95
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic with Center Shield
9-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Bottom mount
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
$1.56
Ring for Retainer - rubber, fits EL34 / 5881 and 6L6GC Tubes
Rubber ring for retainer S-H141 fits EL34/5881 and 6L6GC tubes. Outer Diameter: 1.38" Inner Diameter: 1.00" Thickness: 0.16"
$0.62
Socket Saver - 9 Pin Miniature, for reducing wear and tear
9 pin miniature socket saver. Commonly used in tube testers. Socket savers absorb the main wear and tear from many tube insertions and removals. It's much easier to replace a worn out socket saver than to replace the original socket.
$4.06
Socket - 9 Pin Miniature, Ceramic Base, Aluminum Shield
9-pin tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes (without shield)
  • Top mount
  • 1-15/16” shield height
  • 7/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
  • Includes shield
$3.06