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The first electronic amplification of sound was done with Vacuum Tubes. We have pre-amp, power and rectifier vacuum tubes among other types in New Old Stock from the golden era of American & European manufacturing as well as current production tubes from today.

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T-5881-JJVacuum Tube - 5881, JJ Electronics

The JJ Electronic 5881 is very similar to the 6L6GC but with a plate dissipation of 23W rather than 30W. Another physical difference is the shorter bulb. These tubes have a soft and balanced response that sounds great in both guitar amps and hifi equipment. The JJ 5881 will work in any amp that uses 6L6 tubes.


Starting at $18.95
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T-EL84-TUNGVacuum Tube - EL84 / 6BQ5, Tung-Sol Reissue

Due to many requests by fans, the Tung-Sol EL84/6BQ5 has been reissued. The Tung-Sol EL84 / 6BQ5 was a popular OEM tube for American-made EL84 / 6BQ5 guitar amplifiers, such as those built by Gibson and Harmony. Due to its rugged construction and conservative ratings, it is the most reliable current production EL84 type available for use in Vox AC-30 type amplifiers. In addition, its linearity and tone characteristic make it the ideal replacement for EL84 hi-fi amplifiers, such as those built by Fisher, Scott, and Harmon-Kardon. Tube measurements are as follows:



  • Height: 2.75” (without pins)*
  • Diameter: 0.87”*


*Note: Due to the method of production in regards to the glass, measurements may vary slightly.


Starting at $16.75
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T-6L6WGS-SINOVacuum Tube - 6L6WGS, Black Plate, Short Bottle, Made in China

6L6WGS - Black Plate, Short Bottle, Made in China


Starting at $17.30
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T-5881-TUNGVacuum Tube - 5881, Tung-Sol Reissue
Russian made reissue of the original Tungsol.
The 5881 is the electrical equivalent to types 6L6 and 6L6G except that the plate and screen dissipation ratings have been increased approximately 20 percent. It embodies a complete mechanical redesign which results in greater resistance to shock and vibration.
Starting at $23.65
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T-6L6-EHVacuum Tube - 6L6, Electro-Harmonix

Superior power Beam tetrode with large plate dimensions and improved grid structure for increased power handling capabilities. Excellent tone and performance compared to most other 6L6 or KT66 types.


Starting at $21.75
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T-6L6GC-JJVacuum Tube - 6L6GC, JJ Electronics

The JJ Electronic 6L6GC is the classic pentode built with the rugged construction that only JJ could deliver. At 30W, this tube delivers plenty of headroom. The highs are clear and responsive with warm mids and tight solid lows. Known for their reliability and articulation, the JJ 6L6GC is a great option guitar amplifiers and Hi-Fi stereo equipment.


Starting at $18.25
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T-6L6GC-STR-TVacuum Tube - 6L6GC STR, Tung-Sol Reissue

Tung Sol 6L6GC “STR” beam-power tetrode tube. Made in Russia. The Tung-Sol legacy continues with the introduction of the new 6L6GC STR. The ultimate in musical tone and smooth overdrive, the STR delivers the sound that established Tung-Sol as the benchmark of quality. Built to the same “Special Tube Request” specs of leading amplifier manufacturers of the 1960s, the 6L6GC STR is a rugged and reliable power tube for use in the most demanding guitar amplifier circuits.


Starting at $23.45
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T-6L6WXT+SOVTVacuum Tube - 6L6WXT+, Sovtek
Higher in gain than the 5881WXT, with full base.
Sovtek is proud to announce the release of their new 6L6WXT+ vacuum tube. Modelled after the vintage RCA 6L6GC "blackplate," the Sovtek 6L6WXT+ features larger plate dimensions and improved grid structure for increased power handling capabilities. The 6L6WXT+ also features mica spacers with metal springs to eliminate tube rattle and microphonics. The Sovtek 6L6WXT+ yields a 20% higher output than the Sovtek 5881WXT and offers superior tone and overall performance to any 6L6 or KT66.
Starting at $24.95
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T-6V6-S-JJVacuum Tube - 6V6, JJ Electronics

This 6V6 has the standard rugged construction we’ve come to expect from JJ which allows it handle much higher plate voltages than the typical 6V6 tube. The JJ 6V6 can even be used in place of a 6L6 in some amplifiers. Overall this tube has a warm and balanced tone with incredible separation and response. These tubes can cover a spectrum of sounds and styles all within the same amplifier.


Starting at $15.95
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T-6V6GT-CHINAVacuum Tube - 6V6GT, Chinese

Chinese 6V6GT Available in Singles, Matched Pairs or Matched Quads - please select from list.


Starting at $13.02
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