Vacuum Tube Accessories

Covers - for Chassis Socket Hole, Steel
Steel plates for covering unused socket holes on modified chassis. These covers provide a safe solution for modifying any chassis. These covers use elongated mounting holes to fit a variety of socket hole sizes. P-ST9-CVR
  • 9 pin (noval) socket hole cover
  • 5mm x 3.5mm mounting holes
  • 27.1mm center to center

P-ST8-CVR
  • 8 pin (octal) socket hole cover
  • 6.5mm x 3.5mm mounting holes
  • 40mm center to center

P-ST8-ST9-CNVRT
  • 8 pin to 9 pin (octal to noval) socket adapter
  • Bottom mount 9 pin socket recommended
$2.75
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
Retainer - Fits KT88 / 6550 Size Tubes
For use with guitar amps and applications where KT88/6550 is suspended upside down in the chassis.
$2.75
Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, Standoff Ceramic PC Mount
9-pin ceramic PC mount tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Standoff, PC mount
  • 0.70” outer diameter
  • 3/4” tail diameter
$2.19
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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Socket - Belton, 9 Pin, for Auto-Wave Soldering
Belton 9-pin tube socket specifically designed for auto-wave soldering. Applicable for all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • 3/4” PC hole
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers

Features:
  • Safety attachment with 3 positions of mounting pins
  • Easy mount with the precise designed tube pins
  • Glassfiber filled PPS insulating material
$2.75
Socket - 8 Pin Ceramic, High Quality
8-pin premium ceramic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Can be top mounted or bottom mounted, using unique ring mount. Great replacement for Fender, Marshall and others.
  • Premium quality
  • Convenient top or bottom mount capabilities
  • Includes mounting bracket
  • 1-1/16” chassis hole required
  • 1-7/16” oblong mounting centers
$7.50
Tube Converter - Yellow Jackets®, YJ7591, Triode version
The YJ7591 is a specialized, current-limiting/voltage-conditioning adapter for use in most amplifiers that use 7591 output tubes. Only the triode version will provide a noticeable power reduction. The ground wire connects to chassis-ground for cathode-biased amplifiers. All Yellow Jackets® converters come with JJ Brand EL84/6BQ5 vacuum tubes.
Starting at $76.41
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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
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, 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
$1.39
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
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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 - 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
$2.44
Tube Shield - For 9-Pin, Aluminum, Extra Long
Extra long (70mm) aluminum tube shield for noval tubes. Ideal for tubes that are longer than a standard preamp tube such as the 6CG7, 12BH7, etc.
  • Includes shield base
  • Designed for longer than standard pre-amp tubes
  • Sold individually
  • Compatible with P-ST9-212
$1.55
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
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
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
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
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
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 - 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
$2.44
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
$1.56
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