Vacuum Tube Accessories

Vacuum Tube Retainer - for EL84 Tubes, Marshall Style
Retainer for EL84 tubes. For use with guitar amps and applications where the tube is suspended upside down in the chassis. This style of EL84 retainer was popularly used in vintage 18W Marshall amps. The two brackets mount using the socket’s hardware.
$1.19
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
$1.30
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.
$3.45
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
Solid State Rectifier - Yellow Jacket® 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.
$14.95
Ring for Retainer - rubber, fits KT88 and 6550 Tubes
Rubber ring for retainer S-H143 fits KT88 and 6550 tubes. Dampens vibration.
$0.80
Socket - 8 Pin, Phenolic, MIP, top mount
8-pin phenolic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • Top mount
  • 1 3/16" to 1 ¼".chassis hole required
  • 1-1/2” mounting centers

*Please Note: The S-H142 tube clip is not compatible with this socket.
$5.50
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
$2.25
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 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 - 4 Pin, Ceramic, Chassis Mount
4-pin ceramic tube socket.
  • Bottom mount
  • 1-1/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/2” mounting centers
$3.55
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 - 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
$2.50
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
$3.95
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.
$1.90
Keyway - Replacement piece for octal tubes
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.
$11.95
package of 4
Washer - Wavy, for P-ST8-810 mounting
Works with P-ST8-810 for mounting without screws.
$0.60
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
Tube Shield - Belton, Push Twist for Socket P-ST9-AWS
2" tall, for use with P-ST9-AWS. Push/twist to chassis, no mounting centers. Belton manufacture. Aluminum sleeve with natural coil spring. Spring length: 26mm
$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
$1.50
Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, Ceramic, Chassis Mount
9-pin tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Bottom mount
  • 1-15/16” shield height
  • 25/32”/ .76” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
$1.70
$15.95
Bracket - for 8 Pin vacuum tube sockets
Washer fits around the socket in in order to hold it to the chassis. for 8 pin sockets.
$0.67
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