MD69BR/GB1 Bearing Repeater Bowl for third party retrofit

MD69BR/GP1 SHIP’S BEARING REPEATER BOWL, THIRD PARTY FIT

MODEL NUMBER: MD69BR/GP1

A Bearing Repeater Bowl solution for retrofit into a range of third party gimbals. Contact us for details

Product Description

OVERVIEW

The MD69BR/GP1 from MARINE DATA is a dual scale NMEA-based heading repeater available as a bowl-only option, ideal for retrofit or replacement. Designed for taking celestial and terrestrial bearings. Equipped with a 36:1 precision dual scale compass card display, digital heading data (ship’s heading) may be conveniently displayed at any location on a vessel.

As a retrofit solution for third party gimbals, the MD69BR/GP1 offers a bearing repeater solution for most locations and may be bulkhead, surface or stand mounted. Finished in grey to complement other external marine navigation equipment.

The MD69BR/GP1 Bearing Repeater from MARINE DATA: flexible in application, easy to install and simple to maintain.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Fits a range of third party gimbals; contact MARINE DATA for details
  • Dual scale 36:1 precision concentric dial display
  • Gimballed and balanced for optimal taking of bearings using the optional MD69AZI Azimuth Sight
  • Automatic selection and prioritisation of NMEA heading data type
  • Automatic warning of loss of valid heading data
  • Automatic detection of a previously lost heading data type without requiring a reset
  • True / Magnetic Source Indication
  • Remote dimming control*

APPLICATIONS

  • Repeats the heading display of a ship’s magnetic or gyro compass at a convenient location on a vessel
  • Allows celestial and terrestrial bearings to be taken when used in conjunction with the MD69AZI Azimuth Sight or the MD69BC Bearing Circle. The MD60A2K Telescopic Alidade is recommended for making detailed azimuth measurements.

*Local dimming control not available on this model

Product Specifications

PHYSICAL

  • Weight: 7.0 kg (optimally balanced for Azimuth Sight)
  • Dimensions: H 178 mm; W 254 mm; Body Ø 246 mm, Outer dial Ø 185 mm; Inner dial Ø 95 mm, Verge ring 20 mm (visible)
  • Mounting: Third party gimbal ring
  • Connections: Multicore cable through watertight gland
  • Construction: Aluminium alloy enclosure
  • Finish: RAL7040 Window Grey, semi-gloss

ELECTRICAL

  • Power Supply: 24 V dc 8 W nominal (22-31 V dc)
  • Data input: RS422 NMEA 0183; 4800 Baud; others available
  • Data sentences: HDT, HDG and HDM; selected in descending order of priority
  • Cable: 5 m multicore data cable tail

OPERATIONAL

  • Performance: ± 0.01° resolution
  • Follow-Up Rate: 20° per second
  • Gimbal Action: ±45° pitch and roll
  • Display: Dual scale 36:1 rotating dial display
  • Heading LEDs: Blue = True Heading; Yellow = Magnetic Heading
  • Resolution: Outer scale marked at 1°, 5°, 10° & 45°; Inner scale marked at 0.1° & 1°
  • Illumination: LED array with remote dimming control; red tint
  • Error Indication: Loss of valid data: Dial oscillates ±35° about the last known good heading; dial illumination flashes

ENVIRONMENTAL

  • IP rating: IP67
  • Operating temp: -25°C to +55°C
  • Shock: STANAG 4549 - NS (0.03; 3.0; 300)
  • Vibration: MIL-Std-167-1A / IEC 60945
  • EMC: MIL-Std-461E / IEC 60945
  • Thermal: MIL-Std-810F / IEC 60945
  • Noise: MIL-Std-1474D <= 53 dB
  • Compass: Safe Distance 100 cm

APPROVALS

  • Type Approval: Germanischer Lloyd (GL)

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