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 - 5AR4 STR, Tube Amp Doctor
Tube Amp Doctor 5AR4 Rectifier, Premium Selected. A faithful reproduction of the Mullard/VALVO GZ34. Pure power and the typical sag is the distinguishing characteristic of the most popular guitar amps of the 1960s guitar heroes till today.
Vacuum Tube - 6201 / 12AT7WA, Dual Triode, HI-MU
Miniature high-mu twin triode each section of which has an individual cathode connection. The tube is especially suited for use as a grounded-grid amplifier or as a frequency converter at frequencies below approximately 300 megacycles.
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7 / CV4004, Mullard Reissue
Mullard 12AX7 / CV4004 dual triode preamp tube. Made in Russa. The CV4004/12AX7 is a high gain, low noise valve with a short plate structure for reduced microphonics. Excellent for use in high gain Marshall pre-amplifier circuits where noise and microphonics can be a problem. Great for guitar amps.
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7 / ECC83-Cz, Tube Amp Doctor, Premium Selected
The Tube Amp Doctor premium selected 12AX7 / ECC83-Cz features big, warm, clean sounds with a mellow top-end when pushed to overdrive. It’s a great choice for guitar amps and HiFi alike. The ECC83-Cz is recommended if you want to emphasize punchy mids and is especially great when pushed into a fat overdrive. The TAD™ ECC83-Cz is a miniature, high-mu twin triode with good gain, round deep bass, somewhat compressed mids and very smooth top end. Selected and recommended for guitar amps to smoothen up the tone or for HiFi to shape the body of sound more to “that” tube tone. Best for jazzy and thick clean as well as for vintage bass response. Recommended for all positions in amps with medium gain level or High-Gain Amps for V2+ positions. As for V1 in general but especially for higher gain amps or phono/audio-amps, we recommend the RT030 7025/E83CC Highgrade, T-7025-HG-TAD.
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7LPS, Sovtek
9 pin miniature preamp tube (Amplification Factor = 100). This Russian tube is full bodied and well balanced. It has a high gain with a very smooth presentation. In overdrive, it is not quite as defined as the 12AX7-S-JJ, but it offers more crunchy fizz.
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.
Vacuum Tube - 6AU6A / EF94, Pentode, Sharp Cut-Off
Miniature sharp cutoff pentode primarily designed for use as a high-gain radio-frequency or intermediate-frequency amplifier. Its low grid-plate capacitance and high transconductance make it especially suited for high-frequency wide-band applications
Solid State Rectifier - Yellow Jacket® YJR, For 5AR4, 5U4, 5Y3
The YJR is a direct plug-in replacement adapter for use in most amplifiers that use 5AR4/GZ34, 5U4, 5Y3 or similar full-wave rectifier tubes. The YJR converts your amp's vacuum tube rectifier to a solid state rectifier, reducing tube sag for a tighter sound and feel.
Vacuum Tube - EL34, Mullard Reissue
Premium high-voltage power pentode. An extremely faithful reissue of the XF2 Mullard EL34 from the 1960s.
Vacuum Tube - 5AR4, Sovtek
Octal rectifier tube (Max DC output current = 250 mA)
Vacuum Tube - 7591, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic 7591 is a reliable and accurate reproduction of the classic tube. This 19 Watt pentode has been used in a variety of amplifiers including Hi-Fi amps and Ampegs. The JJ 7591 is a great replacement for any 7591 tube position.
Solid State Rectifier - For 5AR4, 5U4, 5Y3 Tubes
Solid State Rectifier Direct plug-in replacement for 5AR4, 5U4 and 5Y3 rectifier vacuum tubes in amplifiers with center tapped secondary power transformer. Use when less 'sag' is desired in the power supply; just switch back to the tube rectifier when 'sag' is desired.
Vacuum Tube - 5670 / 2C51W, Triode, Dual
Miniature medium-mu twin triode each section of which as a separate cathode connection. The tube is suited for use in a wide variety of general-purpose amplifier and mixer circuits as well as numerous multi-vibrator and oscillator applications.
Vacuum Tube - 12BH7, Electro-Harmonix
Superior medium-mu twin triode driver tube for hifi use. 3.5 watts dissipation per plate. New design of excellent quality
Vacuum Tube - EL844, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic EL844 is a variation on the classic tube which reduces the overall headroom by 25%. With the reduced power, hitting that rich distortion that the EL84 is notorious for is more manageable. This tube will hit full saturated power tube sounds without having to crank the amps volume as high which makes them a great choice for recording as well as home / bedroom use.
Vacuum Tube - 6L6GC STR, Tung-Sol Reissue
Tung Sol 6L6GC “STR” beam-power tetrode tube. Made in Russia. The Tung-Sol legacy continues with the introduction of the new 6L6GC STR. The ultimate in musical tone and smooth overdrive, the STR delivers the sound that established Tung-Sol as the benchmark of quality. Built to the same “Special Tube Request” specs of leading amplifier manufacturers of the 1960s, the 6L6GC STR is a rugged and reliable power tube for use in the most demanding guitar ampliﬁer circuits.
Vacuum Tube - 6L6GCM-STR, Redbase, Tube Amp Doctor
The TAD 6L6GCM-STR REDBASE is Tube Amp Doctor's latest 6L6GC; designed and built to be the best 6L6 type tube ever manufactured. A high claim, but Tube Amp Doctor is sure that they have achieved exactly that. In terms of sound, the TAD 6L6GCM-STR REDBASE produces the powerful but always defined bass response known from the legendary american built NOS RCA 6L6GC, with clear, unobtrusive and yet transparent highs.
Vacuum Tube - 12AX7 / ECC83, Svetlana
The Svetlana 12AX7 is a premium 12AX7 tube from Russia. Known for their smooth drive and clarity, these tubes are praised by both guitar players and HiFi users alike. The Svetlana 12AX7 is compatible in any 12AX7 or ECC83 position. “Svetlana tubes are quite simply the absolute best. We design and manufacture our tubes, engineered for demanding high fidelity, reliability and overall warmth. Be sure to insist on genuine Svetlana vacuum tubes the next time you retube -- you'll be getting the absolute best possible tubes for any demanding application.” -Svetlana
Vacuum Tube - 6SK7, Pentode, Remote Cut-Off, RF
Remote-cutoff pentode. It is designed for use as a high-gain radio-frequency or intermediate-frequency amplifier in a radio receiver.
Vacuum Tube - EF86, Electro-Harmonix
Electro-Harmonix EF86 pentode preamp tube. Made in Russia.
Vacuum Tube - 6SL7, JJ Electronics
The JJ Electronic 6SL7 is a great reproduction of the classic octal based dual triode. This tube has the quality construction and reliability that one would expect from a JJ tube. The JJ 6SL7 is a great replacement tube for any 6SL7 position such as early Fender, Gibson, and Ampeg amps as well as Hi-Fi equipment.
Vacuum Tube - 6C4 / EC90, Triode, Medium-MU
Miniature, medium-mu triode suitable for use in a wide variety of general purpose applications. It is especially useful as a local oscillator in high-frequency and very-high-frequency receiver circuits.