Vacuum Tube Accessories

Socket - 8 pin Loctal, Ceramic
Ceramic socket for loctal (sometimes spelled loktal) tubes such as the T-35Z3 rectifier. These loctal sockets have eight eyelets for the outside pins and an eyelet for the large center pin. Chassis hole details:
  • 1” to 1.1875” depending on mounting
    • 1” hole for bottom mounting
    • 1.1875” hole for top mounting
  • 1.5” mounting centers with oblong mounting holes
$1.95
Socket - Belton, 9 Pin, Miniature, Top Mount
9 pin miniature Belton socket. Applicable for use with all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
  • 1-⅛" mounting centers
  • Fits ¾" chassis hole
  • Top mount
$2.95
Socket - Belton, 8 Pin Octal, Micalex, MIP, PC Mount
Belton 8-pin Micalex tube socket 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, PC mount capabilities
  • 1-1/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/2” mounting centers

Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with saddle of extruded screw hole
  • Short leads
$3.50
Socket - 8 pin octal, Fork Connectors, 1" with Bracket
Ceramic Tube socket used for octal power tubes.
  • Chassis hole: 1” to 1-5/32” depending on mounting (Top: 1” Bottom: 1-5/32”)
  • Mounting Centers: 1-1/2” with oblong mounting holes
$2.80
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 $1.30
Ring for Retainer - rubber, fits EL34 / 5881 and 6L6GC Tubes
Rubber ring for retainer S-H141 fits EL34/5881 and 6L6GC tubes. Outer Diameter: 1.38" Inner Diameter: 1.00" Thickness: 0.16"
$0.69
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic with Center Shield and Shield Base
9-pin ceramic tube socket with attached shield base commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes (without shield)
  • Top mount
  • 7/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
  • P-SS9-325 and P-SS9-325XL are compatible tube shields.
$1.70
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
$2.95
Socket - 8 Pin, 1" Chassis Hole, 1-¼" Mounting Centers
8-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • Bottom mount
  • Includes mounting bracket
  • 1” chassis hole required
  • 1 ¼" mounting centers
$4.35
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 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
Retainer - Fits KT88 / 6550 Size Tubes
For use with guitar amps and applications where KT88/6550 is suspended upside down in the chassis.
$2.94
Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, Ceramic PC, China
9-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • PC mount
  • 13/16” tail diameter
  • Available with standard or gold pins
Starting at $2.19
Socket - Belton, 9 Pin PC Mount Standoff
(Belton) Micalex, 9 pin miniature socket with PC pins, stand off mounting. Fits 3/4" chassis hole diameter (bottom mount). Applicable for use with all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes. Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber fileld PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
$2.95
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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
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 - 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.
$4.99
Vacuum Tube Retainer - Belton, for EL84s, High Quality
Retainer (Belton). for use with EL84 tubes, mounts to chassis. Steel plate with nickel plating and natural coil spring. Note: these retainers are for specialized socket below chassis mounting. (See mounting drawing below.) The springs are too short for standard sockets mounted level with the chassis surface.
$1.95
Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic, PC Mount, bottom or PC mount
9-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Bottom, PC mount
  • ¾” chassis hole required
  • ¾” tail diameter
Starting at $2.15
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.
$0.75
Socket - Belton, 9 Pin, Crimped with Shield Base, PC mount
Belton 9-pin tube socket, crimped with shield base. Applicable for use with all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Top mount, PC pins
  • 3/4” tail diameter
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers

Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
$2.95
Socket - 8 Pin, Phenolic, top mount
8-pin phenolic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • Top mount
  • 1” to 1-1/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/2” mounting centers
$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.
$1.05
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