Tung-Sol EL34B

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From our review, "When driven into distortion it starts off a bit crunchy like a 6L6 but as you push it, the sound blooms into that singing EL34 tone with great sustain and modest compression." From the manufacturer: "The Tungsol EL34-B is a higher impedance EL34 tube design with increased touch responsiveness and a unique clipping characteristic with a hint of the 6L6 sound."

The Tung-Sol name and trademark have been acquired by the New Sensor Corporation. This new production Tungsol tube is manufactured at their Xpo-Pul factory (also known as Reflektor) in Saratov, Russia. New Sensor is an American corporation and since taking ownership of this factory has been steadily improving the quality of current production tubes.

If you are curious about how these fare in a hifi stereo amplifier be sure to read the Wall of Sound EL34 tube comparison for details.

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Additional Information and Downloads

EL34 Tube Review for Guitar Amplifiers
EL34 Tube Review for HiFi Audio

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Tung-Sol EL34B Datasheet (PDF)

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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.

These guidelines may be updated without notice.

Ratings & Reviews

19 reviews

Even the scratches sound better


I upgraded the power tubes in my primaluna dialogue 6 monoblocs wanted to stay with el34 just plugged these in an hour ago and I notice a positive change. I already put JJ gold pin 12au7’s in my prologue 3 pre and JJ golds in the driver and follower of the amps. Northern Electric 12AX7 in the Jolida phono stage. Good improvement at each change. Great service! I live in Hamilton!

Excellent Sounding EL34

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Excellent sounding tubes. in a 1987 clone with some switchable gain mods I made, it really opened up the sound vs the Mullards I first put in. They sounded OK, but didn't really have any "character" imo. With these you get more punch and treble, but it's not harsh treble at all. The marshall "karrang" is there in spades, but it doesn't rip your head off. It's very 3D feeling now. The Mullards I ordered from a different vendor as a "matched set". One tube biased at 38ma and the other 33.5 .......... The Tung-Sol's right at 38.9 and 39ma at 475 plate volts, how much closer can you get! The shipping was super fast and I will for sure be buying tubes from The tube store from now on.

Great Tubes

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I have the primaluna evo 400. The stock tubes are great. So we make decisions of what tubes to buy. I decided on the these and a couple of preamp tubes to experiment. I have to say they are great out of the box and I think they will develop after some time. A bit thinner in size. I wanted a tad more deep end. Then I go back to the reason I go back to why I bought the amp, That EL34 midrange. I can comment, that they seem to run cooler and much less heat on the transformers. Head to head. That has to be beneficial. Wonderful tube at a fair price. The tube store is great, my second purchase, fast shipping and great service. I will stick to the el34 range, because if I wanted solid state sound I use those.

Great Sounding Tubes!!!


Can I just say WOW! I have a old Bogan CHB 50. It runs a pair Tung Sol 6L6GC's normally. I bought a pair of pair of these Tung Sol EL34B's about a year ago. They just sat in my tube lab all this time. I have been reading wonderful reviews about these tubes. So I added a ground to both pins one in my amp. Put in the Tung Sol EL34B's. Changed my 12AX7 to an 12AU7. Turned my amp on and instantly was blown away by how amazing this sounded. Deep, deep base. Throaty mids. Clean hi's. These also seem to run a lot more efficiently. My plate currents and voltage don't seem to drift as much as the 6L6GC's under full volume.So go to The Tube Store and order your set today! You won't be sorry.