The TP 1079 Front Tap Shoe is 100 pair and designed for use with the 299 AT&T Lucent 307 (Cosmic with Protection plugs into heat coils) type Central Office Main Frame Connector Blocks.


*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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TP1079 field-replaceable pins

TP1079 latch

TP1079 on 299A block


The TP 1079 consists of the following components:

  • Injection molded plastic contact pin housing (black)
  • 200 plated, field replaceable Tip-Ring contact pins
  • Equipped with two latching devices for precision fit
  • Two 15 foot, 50 pair, 28 AWG stranded (7/38) tinned wire cable; soldered terminations
  • Cable strain relief complete with snap hook for secure positioning
  • Four 25 pair Female Cinch Jones or Amp connectors depending on customer's needs.