Vacuum Tube Accessories

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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Socket - 8 Pin Octal, Ceramic, top or bottom mount
8-pin ceramic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Can be top mounted or bottom mounted, using unique ring mount. Great replacement for Fender, Marshall and others.
  • Convenient top or bottom mount capabilities
  • Includes mounting bracket
  • 1-1/16” to 1-1/8” chassis hole required
  • 1-7/16” oblong mounting centers
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Tube Converter - Yellow Jacket®, YJ20, Triode version
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. The ground wire connects to the chassis-ground for cathode-biased amplifiers. All Yellow Jacket® converters come with JJ Brand EL84/6BQ5 vacuum tubes.
  • All Yellow Jacket® converters come with JJ Brand EL84/6BQ5 vacuum tubes.
  • Converts most audio amplifiers with 6V6s and similar-based tubes to EL84s without modification or rebiasing.
  • Converts: Class AB to Class A operation
  • Drops Output Power:50%.
  • Safe for all common amplifiers and transformers.

Yellow Jacket® converters are a type of specialized adapter which permit the use of EL84/6BQ5 power tubes in place of 6V6, 6L6, EL34, and 7591 type vacuum tubes.
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Socket - 7 Pin, Large, Ceramic Plate for 6C33C
7-pin ceramic plate socket used for 6C33B,829B and 3E29 sized tubes. Bossed mounting holes and recessed rivets allow sub-panel mounting .
  • Bottom mount
  • 1 ¼" chassis hole required
  • 1-⅞" x 1-⅞" oblong mounting centers
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Adapter - Adapts 6GH8A to use Instead of 7199 Tube
This adapter allows you to convert 6GH8A tubes to use instead of the hard to find 7199, T-6GH8A not included.
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Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, Standoff Ceramic PC Mount
9-pin ceramic PC mount tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Standoff, PC mount
  • 0.70” outer diameter
  • 3/4” tail diameter
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Tube Base - 4 pin, ceramic, 1.25" diameter
4 pin, ceramic tubes base, 1 ¼" diameter - 1 1/16" tall.
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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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Socket - 8 Pin Ceramic, High Quality
8-pin premium ceramic tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Can be top mounted or bottom mounted, using unique ring mount. Great replacement for Fender, Marshall and others.
  • Premium quality
  • Convenient top or bottom mount capabilities
  • Includes mounting bracket
  • 1-1/16” chassis hole required
  • 1-7/16” oblong mounting centers
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Socket - 7 Pin, Miniature, Standoff Ceramic PC Mount
7-pin ceramic tube socket with PC pins commonly used for tubes such as the 6X4 rectifier.
  • PC mount
  • 11/16” chassis hole required
  • 11/16" tail diameter
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Socket - 9 Pin, PC Mount, Black Plastic
9-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • PC mount
  • ¾” chassis hole required (bottom mount)
  • 3/4” tail diameter
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Socket - 7 Pin, Large, Ceramic for 813, Chinese
7-pin ceramic plate socket used for 813 tubes. Bossed mounting holes and recessed rivets allow sub-panel mounting. Made in China
  • Bottom mount
  • 1 ¼" chassis hole required
  • 1-⅞" x 1-⅞" oblong mounting centers
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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).
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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"
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Socket - 9 Pin, for Auto-Wave Soldering, Made in China
9-pin Micalex ceramic tube socket for auto-wave soldering applications.
Measurements:
  • Center PCB hole diameter -0.73"
  • Mounting pin diameters - (9 holes at 1.00") and (3 holes at 1.26")
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Socket - 8 Pin Octal, ⅞" Fits in 1" Hole with Bracket PC Mount
Ceramic Tube socket used for octal power tubes, PC mount
  • Chassis hole: 1” to 1-1/4” depending on mounting (Top: 1” to 1-1/8”, Bottom: 1-1/4”)
  • Mounting Centers: 1-1/2” with oblong mounting holes
  • PC mount pins
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Socket - 7 Pin, Miniature, Ceramic, with Shield Base
7-pin tube socket with shield base commonly used for preamp tubes
  • Top mount
  • 5/8” chassis hole required
  • 7/8” mounting centers
  • Shield Base
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Socket - 9 Pin, Plastic, ¾" mounting hole, top mount
9-pin plastic tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Top mount
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers

Please note: This socket will not work with tube retainer S-H144
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Socket Saver - 8-Pin, for reducing wear and tear on tube sockets
8 pin octal socket saver. Commonly used in tube testers. Socket savers absorb the main wear and tear from many tube insertions and removals. It's much easier to replace a worn out socket saver than to replace the original socket.
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Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, Bakelite, Bottom Mount Ring
9-pin Bakelite molded 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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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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Terminal Board - one 8 Pin socket, 2 x 6 lugs
Single socket, 2 rows/6 lugs per row, 4 mounting holes. Board dimensions 3" x 3". Terminals are not pre-wired.
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Socket - Belton, 8 Pin, for Auto Wave Soldering
Belton 8-pin tube socket specifically designed for auto-wave soldering .Applicable for all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • 1-3/16” chassis hole required
  • Mounting centers are 1 ½", 1 13/16"

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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Tube Converter - Yellow Jacket®, YJS, Converter Only
Converter-only version of the P-YJS. Tubes not included. Requires an EL84 vacuum tube, such as:
  • T-EL84-EH (Electro-Harmonix)
  • T-EL84-GEN (Genalex)
  • T-EL84-JJ (JJ Electronic)
  • T-EL84-MUL (Mullard)
  • T-EL84-MP-PV (Peavey)
  • T-EL84-S-MP-GT (Groove Tubes)
  • T-EL84-SOVT (Sovtek)
  • T-EL84-TAD (Tube Amp Doctor)
  • T-EL84-TUNG (Tung-Sol)
  • T-EL84_6BQ5 (NOS)
  • T-EL844-JJ (JJ Electronic EL844)
  • T-EL84M-SOVT (Sovtek EL84M)

We also sell an EL84 sampler set containing 9 EL84 tubes:
  • T-EL84-SET

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.
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