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 - 5881, Classic Series, Psvane
The Psvane 5881 is a high quality beam power pentode with an octal base. The Psvane 5881 is noted for its outstanding sound and is an excellent choice for both guitar and stereo amplifiers. The 5881 is similar to 6L6 tubes but with a maximum plate dissipation of 23W. 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.
Starting at $24.45
Vacuum Tube - EL34C, Classic Series, Psvane
The Psvane EL34 is a high quality octal power tube with a maximum plate power of 25W. Psvane improved the plate structure of the classic EL34B to produce a tube with increased reliability. The Psvane EL34C offers classic British tone in any amp. 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.
Starting at $24.45
Vacuum Tube - 6550A, Classic Series, Psvane
The Psvane 6550A is a beam pentode with an octal base rated for up to 42W of plate dissipation. The Psvane 6550A is designed specifically for audio spectrum power-amplification and can deliver plenty of power in a push pull configuration with smooth and balanced response. 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.
$59.95
Vacuum Tube - EL84, Classic Series, Psvane
The Psvane EL84 is a high quality output pentode. It has a noval base and maximum plate power of 12W. The Psvane EL84 captures the classic sound of this tube and is an excellent choice for both guitar and stereo amplifiers. 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.
Starting at $18.69
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 $48.90
Vacuum Tube - 6L6WGC-STR, Redbase, Tube Amp Doctor
The Classic Sound of the 1950s and 60s - Excellent Tone, Maximum Lifetime! The TAD 6L6WGC-STR Redbase is the perfect choice for vintage tweed and blackface amps such as the 1960s Bassman, Twin, Showman or Super Reverb. The complex midrange and sweet heights are a class of its own. The TAD 6L6WGC-STR Redbase is recommended for classic tone with warm cleans and rich, sweet mids when pushed. Great for fat jazz or blues tones and our favorite in all open back combo amplifiers. The TAD 6L6WGC-STR is a remake of the small bottle clear-top GE6L6GC and has the same warm lower midrange and silky top end as the classic GE versions of the 1950s and 60s. Like the historic RCA 5881, this tube features a small bottle enclosure, clear top and side getter. The TAD 6L6GCM-STR and the TAD 6L6WGC-STR have our exclusive beefed up cathode coating, gold grid wire, double getter construction, no-noise filaments and 1.2mm thick heavy duty glass.
Starting at $44.95
Vacuum Tube - 6V6GT, Tung-Sol Reissue
Totally Tweed! The preferred OEM tube of '50s-era Fender Tweed Champ and Deluxe amplifiers The Tungsol 6V6 has a geometry designed to safely handle the higher voltages used in guitar amps " plus heavier plate and grid materials. The result.. better mids and bottom while keeping the smooth top of the classic 6V6's. The Tungsol 6V6 breaks up evenly from low E to high up the neck. Blues players will LOVE these tubes for the way they sing!
Starting at $44.70
Vacuum Tube - 6L6GC, Svetlana
Superior power beam tetrode, engineered for demanding high fidelity, reliability and overall warmth. Traditional brown base.
Starting at $44.70
Partially Out of Stock
Vacuum Tube - 6CA5 / 6EH5, Tetrode, Beam Power
Miniature beam power pentode designed for service as an audio output amplifier. It features high power sensitivity at relatively low plate and screen voltages.
$3.90
Vacuum Tube - KT88, JJ Electronics, Blue Glass
Blue glass envelope. A sonically faithful reproduction of the original tubes with a robust construction encased in a thick glass envelope. The JJ KT88 delivers a powerful 42 Watts with plenty of headroom to spare. This tube has a tone that is warm and lively with a detailed and balance response.
Starting at $69.95
Vacuum Tube - 5881WXT, Sovtek
The Sovtek 5881WXT is the same as the 5881 but with a full size base for easy installation in vintage amp designs. 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. The Sovtek 5881 has a heater voltage of 6.3 volts at 0.88 amperes.
Starting at $41.00
Vacuum Tube - EL34, Mullard Reissue
Premium high-voltage power pentode. An extremely faithful reissue of the XF2 Mullard EL34 from the 1960s.
Starting at $44.70
Vacuum Tube - 6KD6, Beam Power Amplifier
Compactron beam-power pentode primarily designed for use as the horizontal-deflection amplifier in color television receivers. It is characterized by having a very low knee with a very high peak current of over an ampere.
$50.00
Vacuum Tube - 300B, Electro-Harmonix, Gold Pin
Electro-Harmonix 300B power triode tube with gold pins. Made in Russia. Premium version of the 300B EH with gold grid wire for increased bias stability as well as top of the line sonics and performance.
Starting at $192.17
Out of Stock
Vacuum Tube - 7027-A, Tetrode, Beam Power
Beam power tube for high-fidelity audio-amplifier applications.
$68.25
Vacuum Tube - KT88, Svetlana
The Svetlana KT88 is an excellent choice for users looking to upgrade their current KT88 tubes. This tube is a glass envelope beam power tetrode. It is intended for audio frequency power amplifiers. High plate dissipation, close manufacturing tolerances, and thorough processing provides improved reliability and superior sonic performance. The Svetlana KT88 is manufactured in the Svetlana factory in St.
Starting at $72.20
Partially Out of Stock
Vacuum Tube - 6CA7, JJ Electronics
A true to form reproduction of a classic tube that will work in most EL34 amps. The 6CA7 is often considered the American cousin to the British EL34. Sonically, this tube is closer to a 6L6 than an EL34 but without the sometimes harsh high end of the 6L6.
Starting at $24.95
Partially Out of Stock
Vacuum 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 $29.55
Vacuum Tube - 5V6GT, Tetrode, Beam Power
Beam power amplifier designed for service in the output stage of 600mA series heater operated TV receivers. It has high power sensitivity and high power output with comparatively low supply voltage.
$9.90
Vacuum Tube - EL509, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic EL509S is an eight pin octal based version of the EL509 / EL519. This modified version does not have the top plate cap which is instead wired to a pin on the octal base. This tube is rated for 700V and 42 Watts plate dissipation. The JJ EL509 is popularly used in output transformerless OTL amplifiers.
Starting at $57.20
Out of Stock
Vacuum 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 $38.25
Vacuum Tube - KT66, Genalex Gold Lion
Super Premium power beam tetrode & exact copy of the original clear glass KT66, used in the early Marshall amps which created Eric Clapton’s "Bluesbreaker" Tone.” Full sound with improved bass response and shimmering top-end.
  • Originally a British equivalent to 6L6 and a mainstay of the British hi-fi industry
  • Used in 50s - 60s hi-fi favorites such as the Heath W-5M and many Leak amplifiers
Starting at $66.25
Partially Out of Stock
Vacuum Tube - 7355, Beam Power Amplifier
Beam-power pentode primarily designed for use in the power output stage of high-fidelity audio-frequency amplifier systems.
$39.90
Out of Stock
Vacuum Tube - EL34-STR, Redbase, Tube Amp Doctor
The TAD EL34-STR REDBASE™ is a glass envelope pentode with a plate dissipation rating of 25 Watts with convection cooling. It is intended for audio frequency power amplification service in either pentode, ultralinear or triode connection and single ended or push-pull/parallel applications.
The TAD EL34-STR REDBASE™ is designed to be a direct replacement for any EL34 / 6CA7 / KT77 or equivalent. Close manufacturing specification tolerances, gold wire grid, improved processing and final testing and QC at TAD in Germany provides enhanced reliability, superior sonic performance and grants overall consistency.
Starting at $44.95