Vacuum Tube Accessories

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 - 8 Pin Octal, Ceramic PC Mount
8-pin ceramic stand-off tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • PC mount
  • 1” tail diameter
  • Available with standard or gold pins
Starting at $2.44
Tube Clip - Octal, Sold individually
Vacuum tube base clip. Grips tube base with teeth to securely hold tube in place. For use with octal sockets with 1-½" mounting centers.
$1.95
Plug - 8-Pin octal tube base, Black Plastic
Black plastic 8-pin plug. This is the bottom portion of an octal tube base including all 8 pins and guide key between pins 1 and 8.
$1.88
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
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
$3.30
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
High insulated 8-pin tube socket commonly used for octal power tubes. Fits 1 3/16" to 1 1/4" chassis hole diameter. Applicable for use in all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes. Features:
  • Panel saddle mounting
  • Easy mount with the saddle of extruded screw hole
  • Phosphorus bronze terminal pin with solder plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS insulating material.
$3.50
$15.95
Tube shield - for 9-pin miniature, aluminum, multiple colors
Colors Available:
Protect your preamp tubes and customize them to suit your style with these colorful aluminum tube shields.
Starting at $1.25
Retainer - fits EL34 / 5881 and 6L6GC Tubes
For use with guitar amps and applications where tube is suspended upside down in chassis. Use with suspended 5881, 6L6, and EL34 tubes.
$2.90
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic Base with Aluminum Shield
9-pin tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes (without shield)
  • Top mount
  • 1-15/16” shield height
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
  • Includes shield
$3.25
Socket - Belton, 9 Pin, Miniature, Bottom Mount
Belton Micalex tube socket used for 9 pin miniature tubes, bottom mount. Applicable for use with all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Chassis hole: ¾”
  • Mounting Centers: 1-1/8”
  • Bottom mount

Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber fileld PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
$2.95
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 - 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
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
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Tube Clip - Belton, for Octal, sold individually
Grips tube base with 'teeth' to securely hold tube in place. For use with octal sockets with 1-1/2" mounting centers. Super high quality. Spring plate with Nickel plating.
Please Note: This tube clip will not work with socket P-ST8-500
$1.95
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 Converter - Yellow Jacket® YJ20, for low-power amps
The YJ20 is for use in most amplifiers using 6V6 output tubes. The YJ20 is similar to the YJC but does not drop the plate and screen voltages. It is meant for use in lower power output amps (20 watts or less) when no power reduction is desired.
$29.95
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 - 8 Pin Octal, Saddle Plate, Black, Bottom Mount
Plastic octal tube socket commonly used for power tubes in many amps.
  • Chassis hole: 1 ⅛"
  • Mounting Centers: 1 ½"
  • Bottom mount
$4.15
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 - 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
Vacuum Tube Retainer - for EL84 Tubes
Tube retainer for EL84. for use with guitar amps and applications where the tube is suspended upside down in the chassis. Supports a maximum tube height of 2.8 inches
$2.42