Moen produces a variety of Single Handle faucets. The interior components and assembly are not the same for each model. This article will explain the newest handle assembly referred to as a Direct Connect 1255. This handle mechanism was introduced in 2009 and is very similar to the Direct Connect 4000. The characteristics of the mechanism include a handle rotation range of 110 degrees and a beige or red and blue round plug button. This faucet style utilizes a 1255 cartridge.