This stock is odds and ends of various brands of 12AU7, 5814, and 6189 tubes. Most are USA made tubes like RCA, Sylvania, GE, Raytheon, and many more. Tubes from other countries such as Japan, for example, are also included. If you want a good quality US made 12AU7-type tube and do not require matched pairs this is a good option for you.
Please do not ask us to match pairs by brand.
If you require a matching set of this tube type please check out our other 12AU7 tubes available.
Commonly known as "NOS," the term New Old Stock simply refers to tubes that were made years ago but have never been used. Much like antiques, "NOS" tubes are currently not being manufactured and this means their supply is dwindling while the price continues to rise.
For most NOS tubes we have a variety of brands available. Typically these are the common brands such as RCA, Sylvania, GE, Raytheon, etc. However, there are instances where lesser known brands are in stock. If you have a particular brand you prefer you can simply request it in the Order Comment box when you place your order.
Warranty Information and Return Policy
Warranty Period: 3 months
All our tubes are guaranteed for 3 months from the date of purchase. (Any exceptions will be noted on that tube's Warranty tab)
If you receive a tube that does not perform to the manufacturer's specifications, please do the following:
- contact us to get a return authorization - return it via regular mail within 90 days from when we shipped it, and we will provide an exchange or refund of the full purchase price of the tube.
Returns not related to warranty or defect will be considered at our discretion, and are subject to a 15% restocking fee.
We can not accept returns that don't have an authorization, are past 3 month, or are returned improperly.