VACATION - DELAY FOR ORDERS
19 June 2015.
As usual, dBtubes will be closed for vacation from Tuesday 30 June 2015 to Monday 13 July 2015. All orders received during this period will be treated starting 13 July. Thank you for your confidence.
Looking for: Rectifier tubes or Power valve amplifier or Audio vacuum tube or Discount prices
Over 175,000 tube in stock
We offer three grades of vacuum tubes:
--- NOS - New Old Stock vacuum tubes are in original manufacturer's boxes.
--- NB -- New Bulk electron tubes are manufacturer's new unboxed tubes.
--- UT -- Used Tested radio tubes are individually tested good with no internal short
cicuits to minimum 80% of original specification.
Over 60% of our tubes are of US/North American manufacture, a further 30% are from Western Europe (England, Germany, France, Holland and Italy), and the balance from the rest of the world (Japan, Yugoslavia, Russia etc.).
Our inventory is currently 68% NOS tubes, 24% NB tubes, and 8% UT tubes.
Some 20% of our tubes are what is known as ┬ź Mil. Spec ┬╗ ( US tubes identified with suffix ┬ź JAN ┬╗, British tubes identified as ┬ź CV ┬╗ÔÇŽ. followed by several digits), still others are identified as ┬ź 5-STAR ┬╗ or ┬ź Tektronix ┬╗. These tubes are built to higher standards than regular tubes, and undergo such tests as vibration resistance, shock or G force resistance, and possessing long-life, such as 10,000 hour ratings.