Nakamichi Announces Successful SEMA Showing

LAS VEGAS, NV (11.15.2019) – Nakamichi Car Audio has announced a successful showing a the recently completed SEMA Show held November 5-8 in Las Vegas, NV.

L to R: Guillermo Mendez, Diplomat Trading; Kiyokazu Igarashi, President Nakamichi Japan; Robin McNeal, National Sales Manager-Nakamichi Car Audio; and Sheamson Yeo, Nakamichi Director of Worldwide Sales.

Earlier this year Nakamichi Car Audio announced a return to the U.S Market through an exclusive agent, Diplomat Trading. More recently, Diplomat appointed Robin McNeal as the National Sales Manager for the U.S. Domestic Market. “Last week’s SEMA Show was the first time many of the reps and potential customers has seen the Nakamichi products in person,” noted McNeal.

Hot items included the Nakamichi NA3605 double DIN multi-media player that contains both Android Auto and Apple Car Play, NDS6120 stand-alone Digital Signal Processor and ND790 car DVR 7-inch rear view mirror monitor.

NA3605 Double DIN Touch Screen
6.8-inch capacitive screen
Android Auto voice control for Google maps
Apple CarPlay with Siri for real time directions
HD DVD media player
High power 4x50W
MSRP: $469.95

NDS6120 Stand-alone Digital Signal Processor
6-in/12-out
31-band parametric EQ
Optional Bluetooth module
Optional wired controller with 2-inch OLED screen
MSRP: $659.95

ND790 Rear View Mirror Monitor
7-inch touch screen with intuitive interface
Front and rear cameras
1080P resolution
Starlight Night Vision
MSRP: $219.95

“We had a very busy booth for 4-days and now we begin with post show follow-up,” McNeal said. “In just over 60 days we will be right back here in the North Hall for CES.”

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Nakamichi Debuts DSP at SEMA 2019

LAS VEGAS, NV (11.04.2019) – Nakamichi Car Audio will unveil a stand alone DSP unit during next week’s SEMA tradeshow in Las Vegas. The NDS6120 is a 12-channel processor with state-of-the-art DSP technology sure to raise the bar in car audio. The one-piece extruded aluminum chassis houses the Texas Instruments DSP chipset and other premium quality components on a double sided 4-layer PCB.

Robin McNeal, Nakamichi National Sales Manager, is pictured with the new Nakamichi NDS6120 DSP during booth setup at SEMA 2019.

All functions including an individually configurable input and output assignment, high level mix, parametric 31-band EQ, time delay correction and filter settings can be set optimally via personal computer or smartphone with Nakamichi APP.

The NDS6120 also allows you to connect the optional Bluetooth plug-in outboard module for audio streaming. An optional wired remote controller (AC2) may be added to control basic functions once the system has been dialed in using Nakamichi’s proprietary software download.

12-Channel DSP with PC/APP Control Features

6 x High Level Inputs (switchable to Low Level)
12 x RCA Outputs
1 x Toslink Fiber Optic Input
Dual 32bit, 330 MIPS DSP technology controllable via PC software or APP
External Bluetooth USB-module for audio streaming and smartphone set up (optional NDS10B)
Digital remote control with OLED display for controlling select DP functions (optional AC2)

Be sure to visit Nakamichi at booth #11632 North Hall during the 2019 SEMA Show for this and more premium car audio products.

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Nakamichi Car Audio Adds to Rep Force

ORANGE COUNTY, CA (10.22.2019) – On a recent trip to Southern California, Robin McNeal, Nakamichi Car Audio National Sales Manager, met with newly appointed local rep Jerry Zemming of Sound Sales & Marketing. The two strategized during a breakfast meeting which included talk about the current product and availability, limited distribution philosophy, target accounts and new 2020 models including a foray into Hi Res Audio. Sound Sales & Marketing will service all of Southern California from San Luis Obispo to San Diego and the border.

Robin McNeal (R) and Jerry Zemming strategized during a breakfast meeting which included talk about the current product and availability, limited distribution philosophy, target accounts and new 2020 models including a foray into Hi-Res Audio.

Both McNeal and Zemming are looking forward to the upcoming SEMA Show next month in Las Vegas where the iconic Japanese brand will be on display in the North Hall of the LVCC in booth #11632.

McNeal was also gratified to announce additional representative appointments in these Western territories:

Advanced Marketing—Pacific Northwest (WA, OR and Western ID)
Arrowhead Sales-MINK (MO, IA, NE and KS)
Discovery On Mark Group-Rocky Mountains (AZ, NM, So NV, CO, UT, MT, WY and Eastern ID)

“Nakamichi Car Audio is pleased to welcome Sound Sales & Marketing along with all the other fine representative organizations from coast to coast to our family. It is with great satisfaction that I welcome our freshman rep class as we head into SEMA and CES.”

For additional information about Nakamichi Car Audio you can reach out Robin McNeal directly at (702) 558-4447 or via email at robin@usa-nakamichi.com

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Nakamichi Appoints Robin McNeal National Sales Manager

LONG BEACH, CA (10.03.2019) – After years of absence, Nakamichi Car Audio returns to the U.S. market through an exclusive agent. Nakamichi Car Audio is currently offered globally by dealers throughout Europe, Central and South America, and Asia & Oceania. The United States remains the one last major market for the company to supply. Long time 12-volt veteran Robin McNeal has been named as the brands National Sales Manager and is tasked with changing that.

McNeal brings with him a long history of executive sales positions with car audio companies including L.A. Sound, PowerBass, Retro Sound and Clarion.

Robin McNeal, National Sales Manager

“The first order of business is to put together a top-notch rep force to set up U.S. distribution,” McNeal noted. “Our goal is to offer the dealer reliable, high quality products and great service without sacrificing margin.”

Nakamichi currently has 7 head units available in the States. “I don’t see a need for 10 single DIN CD receivers,” stated McNeal, “Talking to dealers they prefer a short concise line up.”

The NA3605 is the flag ship multimedia model featuring a 6.8-inch capacitive touch screen with a 1080p wide viewing angle LCD with enhanced smart phone connectivity that supports Apple CarPlay™ and wireless connectivity for Android Auto™ at an MSRP of $469.95.

Nakamichi Car Audio will be on display at the upcoming Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show November 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center booth #11632 (North Hall).

The current Nakamichi Car Audio rep roster includes:

Southern California-2

Sound Sales & Marketing-Jerry Zemming

Northern California-3

Cardoza and Company-Mark Cardoza

Dakotas-7

Arrowhead Marketing-Doug Hoaglund

Southwest-9

Alan Wojtas Associates-Alan Wojtas

Chicagoland-10

Mielenz Sales-Bill Mielenz

Michigan-11

Audex Marketing-Bill Barron

Southeast-13

M.C. Marketing-Michael Colundjia

Mid Atlantic-16

Encore Mid Atlantic-Russ DePillis

New York/No New Jersey-17

Gemini Advantage Marketing-Bruce Orr

New England-19

Impact Sales & Marketing-Ira Gold

More rep announcements coming soon.

For additional information visit www.nakamichicaraudio.com or you may contact Robin McNeal directly at robin@usa-nakamichi.com or (702) 558-4447.