The TP1003 Front Tap Shoe is designed for use with Reliable's 399, Porta’s P399 (Reltec/Marconi/Emerson) Central Office Main Frame Connectors.

The TP1003 (100 pair) is used to connect the user's test equipment to the central office terminal test field.

*Please note: due to the obsolescence of Cinch Jones connectors, all our Front Tap Shoes are now manufactured with male bail lock AMP connectors.

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TP1003 Close up

Reliable 399

The TP 1003 consists of the following components:

  • Plastic contact pin housing (black).
  • 200 plated, field replaceable, Tip Ring contact pins.
  • Two 15 foot, 50 pair 28 gauge stranded (7/38) tinned wire cable. soldered terminations.
  • Cable strain relief provided at both ends.
  • Four 25 pair Female Cinch Jones or AMP connectors.
  • Equipped with two down latching screws.