Vacuum Tube Accessories

Keyway - Replacement piece for octal tubes
Package of 4
Do you have valuable octal type tubes that work fine except the keyway has been broken off the base? Fix it with this simple and inexpensive product. Simply clean the remainder of the broken keyway from the base and slip one of these on. Will stay on by itself, or you can use a dab of silicon to attach if you wish.
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Egg Crate - for Storing Vacuum Tubes
15 x 15" egg crate packing box designed for storing tubes. Supplied unassembled. Each size is capable of holding a different number of tubes. For cartons see S-B127X
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Tube Converter - Yellow Jacket®, YJ20
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: Does not drop power.
  • 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 - 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, Ceramic PC Mount
8-pin ceramic stand-off tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes.
  • PC mount
  • 1” tail diameter
  • Available with standard or gold pins
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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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Tube Converter - Yellow Jacket®, YJShort, Converter Only
Converter-only version of the P-YJShort. 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 YJShort is shorter than the standard YJS converter, allowing for use in amps that do not have room for the standard converters.
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Tube Shield - 9 Pin Miniature, 1-½" Tall with Bayonet Base
Made in China. Aluminum tube shield (with 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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Terminal Board - two 9 Pin sockets, 2 x 12 lugs
Dual socket. 2 rows/12 lugs per row, 4 mounting holes. Board dimensions 5 ¼" x 3". Terminals are not pre-wired.
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Tube Clip - Octal, Sold individually
Vacuum tube base clip. Grips tube base with teeth to securely hold tube in place. For use with octal sockets with 1-½" mounting centers.
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Tube Converter - Yellow Jacket®, YJC
The YJC is similar to the YJS, but for use in amps with cathode-biased power tubes. Cathode-biased power tubes have a bias resistor connected from their cathode to ground. The ground wire of the YJC is used to bypass the amp’s cathode bias components so the Yellow Jacket® converter’s internal bias components are used instead. 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 6L6s, EL34s, 6550s, or 6V6s and similar-based tubes to EL84s without modification or rebiasing.
  • Converts: Class AB to Class A operation
  • Drops Output Power: 50% to 70%.
  • 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 - 9 Pin, Miniature, Ceramic, Chassis Mount
9-pin tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes
  • Bottom mount
  • 1-15/16” shield height
  • 25/32”/ .76” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
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Socket - Belton, Micalex, 8 pin octal, MIP
High insulated 8-pin tube socket commonly used for octal power tubes. Fits 1 3/16" to 1 1/4" chassis hole diameter. Applicable for use in all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes. Features:
  • Panel saddle mounting
  • Easy mount with the saddle of extruded screw hole
  • Phosphorus bronze terminal pin with solder plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS insulating material.
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Socket - 9 Pin, Ceramic Base with Aluminum Shield
9-pin tube socket commonly used for preamp tubes or EL84 power tubes (without shield)
  • Top mount
  • 1-15/16” shield height
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers
  • Includes shield
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Tube Converter - Yellow Jacket®, YJS, Triode Version, converter only
Converter-only version of the P-YJS-T. 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. (Fixed bias tubes have their cathode connected directly to ground and a negative DC voltage applied to their control grid).
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Tube Shield - High Quality, Fits P-ST9-700 with Spring
New production, aluminum, 2" tall, for use with P-ST9-700 and P-ST9-700-PC.
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Tube Boxes - generic, for storing vacuum tubes
Heavy plain white boxes with dividers to cushion tube. Minimum order of 10 per size.
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Socket - Belton, Micalex, 8 Pin, Octal PC Mount, Long Lead
Belton 8-pin Micalex PC mount tube socket with long leads commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Applicable for use with all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Convenient top or bottom mount capabilities
  • 1-1/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/2” oblong mounting centers

Features:
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Easy mount with the saddle of extruded screw hole
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS Insulating material
  • Long leads
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Adapter - use 6GH8A Instead of 7199 tube, 6GH8A Included
Package of 2
Includes:
  • (1) T-7199-ADT
  • (1) T-6GH8A
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Tube Converter - Yellow Jacket®, YJShort
The YJShort is shorter than the standard YJS converter, allowing for use in amps that do not have room for the standard converters. It is a specialized, current-limiting/voltage-conditioning adapter for use in most 20 to 100 watt amps which use 6L6, EL34, 6550 or 6V6 output tubes. 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 6L6s, EL34s, 6550s, or 6V6s and similar-based tubes to EL84s without modification or rebiasing.
  • Converts: Class AB to Class A operation
  • Drops Output Power: 50% to 70%.
  • 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 - Belton, 9 Pin, Miniature, Top Mount
9 pin miniature Belton socket. Applicable for use with all types of electric and electronic equipment using vacuum tubes.
  • Paddle saddle mounting
  • Phosphorous bronze pin terminal with tin plating
  • Glassfiber filled PPS Insulating material
  • Easy mount with collar attached socket
  • 1-⅛" mounting centers
  • Fits ¾" chassis hole
  • Top mount
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Socket - 9 Pin, Miniature, with Shielded Base
9-pin phenolic tube socket with attached shield base.
  • Top mount
  • 3/4” chassis hole required
  • 1-1/8” mounting centers

Please Note: Tube retainer S-H144 will not work with this socket
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Socket - Belton, Micalex, 8-Pin Octal, MIP, Flanged Holes
Belton 8-pin Micalex tube socket commonly used for octal based power, preamp, and rectifier tubes. Applicable for use with all types of electronic equipment using vacuum tubes. This version has circular extruded holes.
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Tube Shield - 2", Chinese manufacture
2" tall, for use with P-ST9-AWS or P-ST9-AWS-CHINA
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