Vacuum Tubes

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.
Vacuum Tube - 6EA8, Triode, Pentode
Miniature tube which contains a sharp-cutoff pentode and a triode in one envelope. Each section has a separate cathode and is electrically independent. Primarily intended as a combined triode oscillator and pentode mixer in television receivers.
$7.90
Vacuum Tube - 6SA7, Heptode
Metal pentagrid converter. It is intended to perform the combined functions of the mixer and oscillator in superheterodyne receivers, especially those of the all-wave type. The 6SA7 is constructed to provide excellent frequency stability.
$3.90
Vacuum Tube - EL34B, Tung-Sol Reissue
Premium high-voltage power pentode, featuring improved materials and workmanship over the original EL34B. Higher impedance design with increased touch responsiveness.
  • Unique clipping characteristic with a hint of 6L6 sound
  • Velvety-smooth in HiFi applications, full & rich-sounding in guitar amps
  • 6CA7 equivalent
Starting at $41.70
Vacuum Tube - 6550, Electro-Harmonix
Superior high-power Octal Beam Tetrode, suitable for any amp using 6550 or KT88. Designed to hold up in even the most punishing environment of high powered bass amps, such as Ampeg SVT. With 42 watts of plate dissipation in tetrode operation and 44 watts in triode, power is improved even over desirable vintage types.
Starting at $67.35
Vacuum Tube - 12AU7, Mullard Reissue
Mullard 12AU7 / ECC82 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
$26.80
Vacuum Tube - 12SQ7, Diode, Dual, Triode
Combines two diode units and a high-mu triode in a single envelope. Each section uses a common cathode. It is intended for service as a combined detector, AVC source, and high gain audio amplifier.
$19.90
Vacuum Tube - 12X4, Rectifier, Full Wave
Heater-cathode type power rectifier in the miniature construction. Its low voltage drop and small size adapt it to use with vibrator-type inverters in automobile receivers.
$7.90
Vacuum Tube - KT88C, Classic Series, Psvane
The Psvane KT88 is a high quality, high power, beam tetrode with an octal base. The KT88C is notable for its warmth and clarity across the entire audio spectrum. The Psvane Classic Series is focused on the reproduction of popular vacuum tubes found in classic audio equipment. When designing the Classic Series, Psvane collected the most sought-after NOS tubes and analyzed each element of their construction, incorporating the most effective manufacturing techniques to produce stable tubes with excellent sound. Whether used in guitar amplifiers or hifi stereo systems, the Psvane Classic Series vacuum tubes excel in all applications. Psvane has been producing high quality vacuum tubes since 2011. The Psvane team originally formed in Shuguang’s high-end tube division but eventually split off to form their own brand. Psvane has since acquired their own manufacturing facilities with the goal of improving the production and performance of vacuum tubes.
Starting at $48.95
Vacuum Tube - 0A2 / 150C2, Voltage Regulator, Diode, Glow-Discharge
0A2 or 150C2 - Voltage Regulator, Diode, miniature glow-discharge type.
$6.90
Vacuum Tube - 5U4G, Classic Series, Psvane
The Psvane 5U4G is a directly-heated rectifier with an octal base. The Psvane 5U4G features the iconic shouldered bottle of the original 5U4G rectifiers. This tube is a great rectifier for any type of amplifier. The Psvane Classic Series is focused on the reproduction of popular vacuum tubes found in classic audio equipment. When designing the Classic Series, Psvane collected the most sought-after NOS tubes and analyzed each element of their construction, incorporating the most effective manufacturing techniques to produce stable tubes with excellent sound. Whether used in guitar amplifiers or hifi stereo systems, the Psvane Classic Series vacuum tubes excel in all applications. Psvane has been producing high quality vacuum tubes since 2011. The Psvane team originally formed in Shuguang’s high-end tube division but eventually split off to form their own brand.
$34.95
Vacuum Tube - 6AH6, Pentode, Sharp Cut-Off
Miniature sharp-cutoff pentode. Its high transconductance and low input and output capacitance adapt it to use as a wide-band amplifier or as a reactance tube.
$3.55
Vacuum Tube - KT66, JJ Electronics
A sonically faithful reproduction of the original tubes with a robust construction encased in a thick glass envelope. The JJ KT66 delivers a powerful 25 Watts with plenty of headroom. This tube has a tone that is warm, thick, and straightforward. With a more balanced sound than the 6L6GC, the JJ KT66 is an excellent choice for a full bodied tone.
Starting at $55.65
Vacuum Tube - 5749 / 6BA6W, Pentode, Remote Cut-Off
Miniature remote-cutoff pentode intended for use as a high-gain radio frequency or intermediate-frequency amplifier. Its remote-cutoff characteristic makes it suitable for use in circuits to which it is desired to apply automatic-gain-control.
$4.90
Vacuum Tube - 5881 / 6L6WGC, Sovtek
The 5881 is a very reliable tube that is widely used in many current production tube amplifiers. It has a warm tone with good 'bite.' This modern version is able to tolerate higher voltages than its 5881 / 6L6 cousins. The Sovtek 5881 delivers a warm, round tone that "sweetens" any vintage or modern guitar amp design. Built to rigid military standards, the 5881 will tolerate higher voltages than any other 6L6. In fact, they're frequently used as replacements for the old 7027 model in vintage Ampegs. Extremely consistent from piece to piece.
Starting at $37.05
Vacuum Tube - 6146B, Shuguang
The Shuguang 6146B vacuum tube is known for its robust construction and versatility. Engineered for reliable performance, these beam power tetrodes are suitable for a wide range of amplifier applications. Upgrade your setup with the dependable Shuguang 6146B and experience consistent performance in any audio environment. For more information on 6146 vacuum tubes, see our article on the 6146 Family of Vacuum Tubes.
$44.95
Vacuum Tube - 6AB4 / EC92, Triode
Miniature triode designed for use as a grounded-grid radio-frequency amplifier, frequency converter, or oscillator at frequencies below approximately 300 megacycles.
$5.90
Vacuum Tube - EF86, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix EF86 pentode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
$32.60
Vacuum Tube - 12SA7, Heptode
Pentagrid converter designed to minimize frequency drift. They are intended for service as combined oscillators and mixers in AC, storage battery, and AC/DC operated superheterodynes.
$8.90
Vacuum Tube - 12SJ7, Pentode, Sharp Cut-Off
A single-ended RF pentode having sharp cut-off characteristics. It is designed for use as a general purpose amplifier, biased detector, radio frequency oscillator or as a mixer tube in properly designed circuits.
$3.90
Vacuum Tube - 6SL7GT, Triode, Dual, HI-MU
High-mu twin triode designed for use in resistance-coupled circuits as a voltage amplifier or phase inverter.
$34.90
Vacuum Tube - GZ34 / 5AR4, Mullard Reissue
Premium directly heated heavy duty rectifier Diode. Re-issue of the most popular rectifier valve ever built by Mullard. Helps extend the life of the other valves in the amplifier by allowing them to heat up before plate voltage is applied.
  • Low internal voltage drop & controlled heater warm up time
  • Excellent choice for both Hifi and instrument amplification
  • Replacement/upgrade for all 5AR4/GZ34 types
$58.70
Vacuum Tube - 6J7 / EF36, Pentode, Sharp Cut-Off
Sharp cut-off general purpose amplifier. With the exception of heater and capacitance ratings, the electrical characteristics are similar to those of the 6C6.
$6.90
Vacuum Tube - KT66, Tube Amp Doctor, Premium Selected
The Tube Amp Doctor KT-66 is an incredible remake of the classic British tube. With its large glass envelope contoured by smooth curves tapering into a rounded brown base, the TAD KT-66 not only looks like the original, it performs like the original. This KT66 offers plenty of headroom for a thick full bodied sound with smooth yet articulate highs. The KT-66 is famously used in vintage British plexi amps and makes a great replacement for that style of amplifier and many others. The TAD KT66 is matched for both plate current and transconductance and passes all of the tests of the TAD Premium Selection process. The TAD KT-66 can be used in any KT-66 position as well as 6L6GC and 5881 amps that can supply the required 1.27A for the heater.
Starting at $46.95
Vacuum Tube - 12AY7, Tube Amp Doctor, Highgrade
High grade tube. Tweed Up Your Amp! Vintage tone for original vintage Fender tweed amps. The original tube for all those Fender® tweed amps from the 50s. Brings back the original sound to your tweed amp.
$35.95