MD73HR Tape Compass Heading Repeater

The MD73HR is a NMEA-based heading repeater with a true moving tape display.


The MD73HR is a NMEA-based heading repeater with a true moving tape display. Digital heading data (ship’s heading) may be conveniently displayed at any location on a vessel.

The MD73HR can be set to show the course to steer over a ± 30° range on an illuminated LED bar-type display.

Compact and rugged, the MD73HR offers a heading repeater solution for locations where the available space is limited and may be either bulkhead or panel mounted. Finished in jet black to complement other marine navigation equipment.

The MD73HR from Marine Data: flexible in application, easy to install and simple to maintain.


  • Large Format, High Contrast True Moving Tape Display
  • LED Course to Steer Display
  • NMEA Digital Input
  • Automatic selection and prioritisation of NMEA heading data type
  • Automatic warning of loss of valid heading data
  • Automatic detection of previously lost heading data without requiring a reset
  • True / Magnetic Source Indication
  • Rugged Construction
  • Local Dimming Control
  • Germanischer Lloyd Type Approval


Repeats the heading display of a ship’s magnetic or gyro compass at any convenient location on a vessel
Heading display for an Electro-magnetic Compass System


  • Panel Mounting Kit (Supplied)
  • Bulkhead Bracket Mounting Kit


  • MD73HR/W – Weatherproof Tape Compass Repeater
  • MD73SR – Compact Submarine Tape Compass Repeater

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