Vacuum Tube Accessories

Socket - Belton, 8 Pin, for Auto Wave Soldering
Belton 8-pin tube socket specifically designed for auto-wave soldering .Applicable for all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • 1-3/16” chassis hole required
  • Mounting centers are 1 ½", 1 13/16"

Features:
  • Safety attachment with 3 positions of mounting pins
  • Easy mount with the precise designed tube pins
  • Glassfiber filled PPS insulating material
$3.50
Socket Saver - 8-Pin with bracket, for reducing wear and tear
8 pin socket saver with bracket. 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.
$11.95
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.
$0.62
Socket - 7 Pin, Large, Ceramic Plate for 6C33C
7-pin ceramic plate socket used for 6C33B,829B and 3E29 sized tubes. Bossed mounting holes and recessed rivets allow sub-panel mounting .
  • Bottom mount
  • 1 ¼" chassis hole required
  • 1-⅞" x 1-⅞" oblong mounting centers
$4.94
Tube Shield - 9 Pin Miniature, 1-½" Tall with Bayonet Base
Made in China. Aluminum tube shield (with base), spring loaded, for short 9 pin miniature tubes like NOS 6386 with 1.50" seated height. (Too short to fit more common 9 pin miniature tubes like 12AX7 with 1.94" seated height).
$1.55
Tube Converter - Yellow Jackets®, YJS
The YJS is a specialized, current-limiting/voltage-conditioning adapter for use in most 20 to 100 watt amps that use 6L6, EL34, 6550 or 6V6 output tubes. The YJS is for amps with fixed bias power tubes. (Fixed bias tubes have their cathode connected directly to ground and a negative DC voltage applied to their control grid). All Yellow Jackets® converters come with JJ Brand EL84/6BQ5 vacuum tubes.
Starting at $44.95
Tube Base - 4 pin replacement, 1.36" diameter
Replacement 4-pin tube base for use with tubes such as the 811A or 300B.
$4.90
Tube Converter - Yellow Jackets®, YJUni
The YJUni is a simple pin-converting adapter for use in most amps with 6V6 or similar based tubes like 6F6, 6G6, 6K6, 6Y6, etc. The YJUni is shorter than standard Yellow Jackets®. It is designed for use in lower power output amps (20 watts or less) when no power reduction is desired.
Starting at $38.50
Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, PC mount, with Shielded Base
Top mount, mounting centers = 1", chassis hole = ¾".
$2.19
Tube Converter - Yellow Jackets®, YJShort
The YJShort is shorter than the standard YJS converter, allowing for use in amps that do not have room for the standard converters. It is a specialized, current-limiting/voltage-conditioning adapter for use in most 20 to 100 watt amps which use 6L6, EL34, 6550 or 6V6 output tubes. All Yellow Jackets® converters come with JJ Brand EL84/6BQ5 vacuum tubes.
Starting at $54.59
Tube Shield - 2", Chinese manufacture
2" tall, for use with P-ST9-AWS or P-ST9-AWS-CHINA
$2.60
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic, for Auto-Wave Soldering
9-pin ceramic tube socket for auto-wave soldering applications.
Measurements:
  • Center PCB hole diameter -0.73"
  • Mounting pin diameters - (9 holes at 1.00") and (3 holes at 1.26")
$2.95
Adapter - Adapts 6GH8A to use Instead of 7199 Tube
This adapter allows you to convert 6GH8A tubes to use instead of the hard to find 7199, T-6GH8A not included.
$23.00
Tube Base - 8 Pin, Gold Coated Pins, 1.57" diameter
8 pin tube base with gold coated pins.
Outer Diameter: 1.57"
Inner Diameter: 1.52"
Height (not including pins or keyway): 0.80"
$4.03
Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Relay, terminal strips
Great for experimenting! Use anywhere you would use a normal octal tube socket, but use screw terminal strips to attach wiring. No need to mount socket and solder leads.
$13.65
Terminal Board - one 8 Pin socket, 2 x 6 lugs
Single socket, 2 rows/6 lugs per row, 4 mounting holes. Board dimensions 3" x 3". Terminals are not pre-wired.
$18.95
Tube Converter - Yellow Jackets®, YJC
The YJC is similar to the YJS, but for use in amps with cathode-biased power tubes. Cathode-biased power tubes have a bias resistor connected from their cathode to ground. The ground wire of the YJC is used to bypass the amp’s cathode bias components so the Yellow Jacket® converter’s internal bias components are used instead. All Yellow Jackets® converters come with JJ Brand EL84/6BQ5 vacuum tubes.
Starting at $44.95
Socket - 9 Pin, for Auto-Wave Soldering, Made in China
9-pin Micalex ceramic tube socket for auto-wave soldering applications.
Measurements:
  • Center PCB hole diameter -0.73"
  • Mounting pin diameters - (9 holes at 1.00") and (3 holes at 1.26")
$2.44
Tube Stabilizer - Fender®, Hot Rod Series
Replacement foam tube stabilizer for Fender® Hot Rod Deluxe and Hot Rod Deville amps. This foam block slides over the first two preamp tubes. This genuine Fender® replacement is made in the USA.
$10.45
Socket - 7 Pin, Large, Ceramic for 813, Chinese
7-pin ceramic plate socket used for 813 tubes. Bossed mounting holes and recessed rivets allow sub-panel mounting. Made in China
  • Bottom mount
  • 1 ¼" chassis hole required
  • 1-⅞" x 1-⅞" oblong mounting centers
$4.94
Tube Converter - Yellow Jackets®, YJS, Triode version
The YJS is a specialized, current-limiting/voltage-conditioning adapter for use in most 20 to 100 watt amps that use 6L6, EL34, 6550 or 6V6 output tubes. The YJS is for amps with fixed bias power tubes. (Fixed bias tubes have their cathode connected directly to ground and a negative DC voltage applied to their control grid). All Yellow Jackets® converters come with JJ Brand EL84/6BQ5 vacuum tubes.
Starting at $44.95
Terminal Board - two 8 Pin sockets, 2 x 12 lugs
Dual socket. 2 rows/12 lugs per row, 4 mounting holes. Board dimensions 5 ¼" x 3". Terminals are not pre-wired.
$33.95
Terminal Board - two 9 Pin sockets, 2 x 12 lugs
Dual socket. 2 rows/12 lugs per row, 4 mounting holes. Board dimensions 5 ¼" x 3". Terminals are not pre-wired.
$27.50
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Socket - 4 Pin, Jumbo, Ceramic Bayonet
Colors Available:
4-pin jumbo ceramic bayonet socket used for 211 and 845 tubes.
  • Top mount
  • 2-13/16" mounting centers
  • Available with standard or gold plated pins
Starting at $9.94