Vacuum Tube Accessories

Socket - 9 Pin, ¾" mounting hole, top mount
9-pin Micalex tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes. Applicable for use with all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Top mount
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1” mounting centers
$3.69
Bracket - for 9 Pin vacuum tube socket
Washer fits around sockets to hold them to chassis.
$0.50
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 - 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
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
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
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
Mounting Plate - for wavy washer sockets
When hole in chassis is too large to mount Type S sockets directly to chassis with wavy washer, this adapter can be used. 1 3/16" dia. opening in plate, 1 ½" to about 1 7/8" mounting centers can be used. Socket is secured to plate with wavy washer.
$1.86
Washer - Wavy, for P-ST8-810 mounting
Works with P-ST8-810 for mounting without screws.
$0.55
Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, Bakelite, Bottom Mount Ring
9-pin Bakelite molded tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Bottom mount
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
$2.95
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
Socket - 8 Pin Octal, ⅞" Fits in 1" Hole with Bracket PC Mount
Ceramic Tube socket used for octal power tubes, PC mount
  • Chassis hole: 1” to 1-1/4” depending on mounting (Top: 1” to 1-1/8”, Bottom: 1-1/4”)
  • Mounting Centers: 1-1/2” with oblong mounting holes
  • PC mount pins
$2.44
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
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.
$4.29
Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Ceramic, top or bottom mount
8-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Can be top mounted or bottom mounted, using unique ring mount. Great replacement for Fender, Marshall and others.
  • Convenient top or bottom mount capabilities
  • Includes mounting bracket
  • 1-1/16” to 1-1/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-7/16” oblong mounting centers
$2.59
Socket - 7 Pin, Miniature, Standoff Ceramic PC Mount
7-pin ceramic tube socket with PC pins commonly used for tubes such as the 6X4 rectifier.
  • PC mount
  • 11/16” chassis hole required
  • 11/16" tail diameter
$2.45
Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, Plastic, PC Mount
9-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes.
  • Standoff, PC mount
  • 3/4” tail diameter
$1.88
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Socket - 7 Pin, Miniature, Ceramic, with Shield Base
7-pin tube socket with shield base commonly used for preamp tubes
  • Top mount
  • 5/8” chassis hole required
  • 7/8” mounting centers
  • Shield Base
$1.15
Socket - 9 Pin, ¾" mounting hole, PC Mount
9-pin Micalex tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes. Applicable for use with all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes. Features:
  • Top mount
  • 3/4” tail diameter
  • 1-1/8” mounting center
$3.44
Socket - 9 Pin, Standoff Ceramic PC Mount
9-pin ceramic tube socket with stand-off mounting. commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes.
  • Standoff, PC mount
  • 0.822” outer diameter
  • 3/4” tail diameter
$2.19
Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Saddle Plate, Black, Top Mount
8-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • Top mount
  • 1-1/16” chassis hole required
  • 1 ½" mounting centers
$3.90
Socket - 4 Pin, Ceramic Plate, bottom-mount
Bottom mount ceramic socket has bossed mounting holes and recessed rivets to allow sub-panel mounting. Socket fits 300B, 811 size tubes.
$4.95
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic, Magnoval, bottom or top mount
9-pin premium ceramic tube socket used for magnoval (EL504/EL519 size) base tubes. Can be top mounted or bottom mounted, using unique ring mount. Great replacement for vintage amplifiers and other equipment.
$0.99
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic, PC Mount with Aluminum Shield
9-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes (without shield)
  • Top mount with PC pins
  • 1-15/16” shield height
  • 7/8” chassis hole required
  • 1” mounting centers
  • 13/16” tail diameter
  • Includes shield
$2.95