Vacuum Tube Accessories

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
$5.09
Socket - Belton, 8 Pin Octal, Micalex, MIP, PC Mount
Belton 8-pin Micalex tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Applicable for use with all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Convenient top or bottom, PC mount capabilities
  • 1-1/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/2” mounting centers

Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with saddle of extruded screw hole
  • Short leads
$3.50
Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Ceramic, with Separate Retaining Ring
8-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Great replacement for Fender, Marshall and others.
  • Convenient top or bottom mount capabilities
  • Includes mounting bracket
  • Spade type pins
  • 1-1/16” to 1-1/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-7/16” oblong mounting centers
$2.19
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic with Center Shield, Top Mount
9-pin ceramic tube socket with center shield commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Top mount
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
$1.65
Socket - Belton, Micalex, 8 Pin, Octal PC Mount, Long Lead
Belton 8-pin Micalex PC mount tube socket with long leads commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Applicable for use with all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Convenient top or bottom mount capabilities
  • 1-1/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/2” oblong mounting centers

Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Easy mount with the saddle of extruded screw hole
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS Insulating material
  • Long leads
$3.85
Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, Standoff Ceramic PC Mount
9-pin ceramic PC mount tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Standoff, PC mount
  • 0.70” outer diameter
  • 3/4” tail diameter
$2.19
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
Starting at $2.75
Socket - 7 Pin, Miniature, Ceramic with Mounting Ring
Ceramic 7-pin socket with center shield and mounting bracket.
  • Convenient top or bottom mounting capabilities
  • 5/8” chassis hole required
  • 7/8” mounting centers
$2.45
Socket - 9 pin miniature, ceramic, bottom or top mount
Ceramic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes.
  • Chassis hole: 7/8”
  • Mounting Centers: 1-1/8”
  • Bottom or top mount
$1.45
Socket - Belton, Micalex, 8-Pin Octal, MIP, Flanged Holes
Belton 8-pin Micalex tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Applicable for use with all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes. This version has circular extruded holes.
$3.50
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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
$1.65
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
Socket - 4 Pin, Ceramic, Chassis Mount
4-pin ceramic tube socket.
  • Bottom mount
  • 1-1/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/2” mounting centers
$3.49
Retainer - Fits KT88 / 6550 Size Tubes
For use with guitar amps and applications where KT88/6550 is suspended upside down in the chassis.
$2.89
Tube Base - 8 Pin octal, 1.25" diameter
Colors Available:
Used for vacuum tube octal plug or coil form. 1-¼" dia. x 7/8" high.
Starting at $3.41
Socket - Belton, 9 Pin, for Auto-Wave Soldering
Belton 9-pin tube socket specifically designed for auto-wave soldering. Applicable for all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • 3/4” PC hole
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers

Features:
  • Safety attachment with 3 positions of mounting pins
  • Easy mount with the precise designed tube pins
  • Glassfiber filled PPS insulating material
$2.75
Socket - 9 Pin, PC Mount, Black Plastic
9-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • PC mount
  • ¾” chassis hole required (bottom mount)
  • 3/4” tail diameter
$1.45
Vacuum Tube Retainer - for 12AX7 Tubes
Mounting Centers = 1", Overall Height = 2.2". Keeps common preamp tubes in place while dampening vibrations to reduce microphonics. Supports a maximum tube height of 2.1 inches
$2.65
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
$1.25
Grid / Plate Anode Cap - Ceramic for tubes
Diameter listed is the inside diameter. The anode cap is used for making an electrical connection to vacuum tubes which have anode high voltage connection from the top. Its contact resistance is less than 0.01 ohm, insulation resisitance is over 10,000 Mohm. Life time is about 200 cycles.
Starting at $1.19
Socket - 8 Pin, 1" Chassis Hole, 1-¼" Mounting Centers
8-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • Bottom mount
  • Includes mounting bracket
  • 1” chassis hole required
  • 1 ¼" mounting centers
$4.30
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 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 - Belton, 9 Pin, Crimped with Shield Base, PC mount
Belton 9-pin tube socket, crimped with shield base. Applicable for use with all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Top mount, PC pins
  • 3/4” tail diameter
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers

Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
$2.95