Vacuum Tube Accessories

Socket - 8 Pin, 1.14" mounting hole
8-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • 1-1/8” / 1.14” chassis hole required
  • Snap-in Mounting

*Uses P-SH12-1-31 or P-SH2-104-2
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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.
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Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic with Center Shield
9-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Bottom mount
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
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Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Saddle Plate, Black, Bottom Mount
Plastic octal tube socket commonly used for power tubes in many amps.
  • Chassis hole: 1 ⅛"
  • Mounting Centers: 1 ½"
  • Bottom mount
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Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic with Center Shield and Shield Base
9-pin ceramic tube socket with attached shield base commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes (without shield)
  • Top mount
  • 7/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
  • P-SS9-325 and P-SS9-325XL are compatible tube shields.
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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
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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.
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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.
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Socket - 9 pin miniature, ceramic, bottom or top mount
Ceramic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes.
  • Chassis hole: 7/8”
  • Mounting Centers: 1-1/8”
  • Bottom or top mount
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Socket - 7 Pin, Miniature, Ceramic with Mounting Ring
Ceramic 7-pin socket with center shield and mounting bracket.
  • Convenient top or bottom mounting capabilities
  • 5/8” chassis hole required
  • 7/8” mounting centers
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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
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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
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Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Ceramic, with Separate Retaining Ring
8-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Great replacement for Fender, Marshall and others.
  • Convenient top or bottom mount capabilities
  • Includes mounting bracket
  • Spade type pins
  • 1-1/16” to 1-1/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-7/16” oblong mounting centers
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Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, Plastic, PC Mount
9-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes.
  • Standoff, PC mount
  • 3/4” tail diameter
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Retainer - Fits KT88 / 6550 Size Tubes
For use with guitar amps and applications where KT88/6550 is suspended upside down in the chassis.
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Socket - Belton, 9 Pin, Crimped with Shield Base, PC mount
Belton 9-pin tube socket, crimped with shield base. Applicable for use with all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Top mount, PC pins
  • 3/4” tail diameter
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers

Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
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Vacuum Tube Retainer - for 12AX7 Tubes
Mounting Centers = 1", Overall Height = 2.2". Keeps common preamp tubes in place while dampening vibrations to reduce microphonics. Supports a maximum tube height of 2.1 inches
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Vacuum Tube Retainer - for EL84 Tubes, Marshall Style
Retainer for EL84 tubes. For use with guitar amps and applications where the tube is suspended upside down in the chassis. This style of EL84 retainer was popularly used in vintage 18W Marshall amps. The two brackets mount using the socket’s hardware.
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Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic, PC Mount, with center shield
9-pin ceramic tube socket with center shield lug and PC pins commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • PC mount
  • 7/8” chassis hole required
  • ⅞" tail diameter
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Bracket - for 9 Pin vacuum tube socket
Washer fits around sockets to hold them to chassis.
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Socket - 8 Pin, Phenolic, top mount
8-pin phenolic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • Top mount
  • 1” to 1-1/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/2” mounting centers
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Socket - 9 Pin Miniature, Ceramic Base, Aluminum Shield
9-pin tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes (without shield)
  • Top mount
  • 1-15/16” shield height
  • 7/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
  • Includes shield
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Socket - 7 Pin, Miniature, Ceramic, with Aluminum Shield
7-pin tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes. Shield Included.
  • Top mount
  • 1-7/8” shield height
  • 5/8” chassis hole required
  • 7/8” mounting centers
  • Includes Shield
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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.
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