TP1013 With cover

AT&T 88/108 Block

AT&T 88/108

TP1013 connected to the block

TP1013 close up

The TP1013 Front Tap Shoe is designed for use with the 88/108/110 Series Blocks. Also called 188 blocks in BEE Boxes. It 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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The TP 1013 consists of the following components:

  • Machined, plastic contact pin housing.
  • 100 plated Tip Ring contact pins
  • One 15 foot, 50 pair, 28 gauge stranded (7/38) tinned wire cable, soldered terminations
  • Latching mechanism to assure proper connection and contact.
  • Two 25 pair Female Cinch Jones or Amps depending on customer's needs.