Vacuum Tube Accessories

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
Carton - for tube egg crates, 15" x 15"
Cartons to hold tube egg crates S-B123, S-B124, S-B125, and S-B126. All sizes will fit the crates, but you may want additional vertical clearance for taller tubes. See S-B120X for the tube egg crate inserts
$4.95
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 - 7 Pin, Ceramic for 1625, bottom mount
7-pin ceramic plate socket used for 1625 tubes. Bossed mounting holes and recessed rivets allow sub-panel mounting .
  • Bottom mount
  • 1”- 1 ¼" chassis hole required
  • 1-13/16” oblong mounting centers
$4.94
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
Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, with Shielded Base
9-pin phenolic tube socket with attached shield base.
  • Top mount
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers

Please Note: Tube retainer S-H144 will not work with this socket
$2.45
Tube Shield - 2", Chinese manufacture
2" tall, for use with P-ST9-AWS or P-ST9-AWS-CHINA
$2.60
Socket - 9 Pin, Plastic, ¾" mounting hole, top mount
9-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Top mount
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers

Please note: This socket will not work with tube retainer S-H144
$1.65
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).
$1.60
$15.95
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
Tube Base - 4 pin, ceramic, 1.25" diameter
4 pin, ceramic tubes base, 1 ¼" diameter - 1 1/16" tall.
$2.83
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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 - 5 Pin, Ceramic Plate, bottom mount
5-pin ceramic plate socket used for 807 tubes.
  • Bottom mount
  • 1" to 1 ¼" chassis hole required
  • 1 ¾" mounting centers
  • UY-Base, 5 Pins
$5.95
Tube Converter - Yellow Jacket® YJShort, for reduced-size amps
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
$36.95
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.
$5.45
Tube Converter - Yellow Jacket® YJS, for fixed-biased tubes
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).
$29.95
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic, PC Mount, with center shield
9-pin ceramic tube socket with center shield lug and PC pins commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • PC mount
  • 7/8” chassis hole required
  • ⅞" tail diameter
$2.19
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic, PC Mount, Gold Pins
9-pin ceramic tube socket with gold pins commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • PC mount
  • 7/8” tail diameter
  • Gold pins
$3.89
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
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
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.
$9.45
Vacuum Tube Adapter - Use 6GH8A or 6U8A instead of 7199
This adapter allows you to use 6GH8A or 6U8A tubes in place of the difficult-to-find 7199. Tubes are not included.
$12.95
Tube Shield - 9 Pin Mini, Bayonet, J Slot, 1-½" Tall, Aluminum
NOS (Eby) aluminum tube shield (no 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).
$0.35