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Current audio, European and US military, HF, VHF and UHF radio, TV, and antique, dating back to 1928; something for everyone. Busy sorting a container of NOS tubes just arrived, details coming soon --------------
Looking for: Vacuum tube rectifier or Power valve amplifier or Audio vacuum tube
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 « Mil. Spec » ( US tubes identified with suffix « JAN », British tubes identified as « CV »…. followed by several digits), still others are identified as « 5-STAR » or « 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.