MD60A2K Telescopic Alidade for Bearing Repeater Compasses

The MD60A2K is a Telescopic Alidade for taking precision bearings of distant objects, for use on the MD69 Series of Bearing Compass Repeaters.

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MD60A2K Telescopic Alidade Sight for MD69 Series Bearing Repeaters

The MD60A2K from Marine Data is a precision Telescopic Alidade Sight for taking terrestrial bearings of distant objects. Designed for the Marine Data MD69 Series of Bearing Repeater Compass.

The MD60A2K Telescopic Alidade is a navigational instrument used on board a ship. In use, it is mounted on a bearing repeater compass or magnetic compass. It is equipped with a telescopic sight and a prismatic optical system which superimposes a sectional view of the compass card on a distant object viewed through the telescope. In this way, an accurate bearing can be taken of the distant object.

The MD60A2K Telescopic Alidade from Marine Data: Reliable in use, simple to install and easy to maintain.

Special Features

  • 7 x 38 mm Magnification
  • Equipped with Anti-glare Polarising Filters
  • Optics are fully sealed and pressurised
  • Adjustable eyepiece
  • Telescope has an internal reticule wire
  • Equipped with a bubble spirit level
  • Eyepiece view gives a superimposition of the compass card, spirit level and the observed distant object within the sight
  • Conforms with Military Specifications


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Weight: 2.75 kg
Dimensions: OD Ø 254 mm; ID Ø 246.4 mm (9.7 inch) H 150 mm
Mounting: Fits the MD69BR Compass Repeater; bezel Ø 9.7 inch (246.4 mm)
Finish: RAL7040 Window Grey, semi-gloss


Card View: 20°- 25° compass card viewable
Optics: 7 x 38 mm
Filters: Polarising type; anti-glare (adjustable for intensity and glare)
Prism: Amici type
Eyepiece Display: Compass card; spirit level bubble; reticule wire
MTBF: >30,000 hours


IP rating: IP67
Operating temp: -10°C to +70°C
Compass: Safe Distance 50 cm

Additional Information

Supplied: Durable plastic instrument case
Option: Custom Paint Finish