Vacuum Tube Accessories

Damper Rings - High Temperature Silicone, Red
High temperature silicone damper / dampener rings great for remedying microphonic oscillations and tube rattle. These red dampening rings are rated for temperatures up to 240°C and come in various sizes to fit a variety of tubes. Please verify your tube sizes to ensure a proper fit.
  • 20mm: Recommended size for 12A_7 (i.e. 12AX7, 12AT7, 12AU7, etc.) types, EL84, or any other tube with a ~20mm diameter.
  • 28mm: Recommended size for 6V6, 6SN7, 5AR4, or any other tube with a ~28mm diameter.
  • 30mm: Recommended size for some EL34, Svetlana EL34, JJ GZ34, Gold Lion KT77, or any other tube with a ~30mm diameter.
  • 32mm: Recommended size for some EL34, 6L6, 6CA7, or any other tube with a ~32mm diameter.
  • 35mm: Recommended size for 6L6GC, 5U4G, 6146B, or any other tube with a ~35mm diameter.
Starting at $0.39
Turret Strip - Socket Mount , Gold Plated Copper, Single Row
Single row turret strips with a tab for mounting directly to tube socket mounting holes. The screw mount turrets are made of gold plated brass and are pre-mounted to the 2mm thick boards. The mounting hole is 0.15” in diameter. These turret strips are a great option for components connecting to the socket lugs of point to point builds.
Starting at $2.65
Tube Converter - Yellow Jacket® YJC, for cathode-biased tubes
The YJC 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 YJC is for use in amps with cathode-biased power tubes.
$29.95
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
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
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
Tube Converter - Yellow Jacket® YJUni, for low-power amps
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 Jacket® converters. It is designed for use in lower power output amps (20 watts or less) when no power reduction is desired.
$29.95
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
Bracket - for 9 Pin vacuum tube socket
Washer fits around sockets to hold them to chassis.
$0.50
Grid / Plate Anode Cap - Ceramic for tubes
Diameter listed is the inside diameter. The anode cap is used for making an electrical connection to vacuum tubes which have anode high voltage connection from the top. Its contact resistance is less than 0.01 ohm, insulation resisitance is over 10,000 Mohm. Life time is about 200 cycles.
Starting at $1.19
Mounting Plate - for wavy washer sockets
When hole in chassis is too large to mount Type S sockets directly to chassis with wavy washer, this adapter can be used. 1 3/16" dia. opening in plate, 1 ½" to about 1 7/8" mounting centers can be used. Socket is secured to plate with wavy washer.
$1.86
Washer - Wavy, for P-ST8-810 mounting
Works with P-ST8-810 for mounting without screws.
$0.55
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 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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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"
$4.25
Tube Base - 8 Pin, Gold Coated Pins, 1.20" diameter
8 pin tube base with gold pins.
Outer Diameter: 1.20"
Inner Diameter: 1.16"
Height (not including pins or keyway): 0.79"
$4.50
Tube Base - 8 Pin octal, 1.25" diameter
Colors Available:
Used for vacuum tube octal plug or coil form. 1-¼" dia. x 7/8" high.
$3.39
Tube Base - 8 Pin Octal, Phenolic, 5/8” Height
8-pin octal base made of brown phenolic. This base is shorter than the P-SP8-479 base and matches bases used on many common octal tubes. The base has a 5/8“ height with approximately 7/16” of internal mounting depth.
$3.39
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
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
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
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
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
$1.65
Tube Shield - High Quality, Fits P-ST9-700 with Spring
New production, aluminum, 2" tall, for use with P-ST9-700 and P-ST9-700-PC.
$1.95