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October 3, 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.

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

Nakamichi currently has seven head units available in the States. “I don’t see a need for 10 single DIN CD receivers,” McNeal said. “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).

For additional information visit or you may contact Robin McNeal on his direct office line at (702) 558-4447.

MIAMI, Fla. -- In response to growing U.S. sales Nakamichi Car Audio created a new position to head up technical support. Industry veteran Clifton Brown has been hired to coordinate technical support for the company.  Diplomat Trading President David Bradman hired Mr. Brown and Robin McNeal, Nakamichi Car Audio National Sales Manager, made the announcement to the company’s sales reps last week.

Nakamichi Tech Support can be reached 10am to 7pm ET (7am to 4pm PT) toll free at (800) 426-9225.  Tech emails should be addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">Most recently Brown worked collaboratively over 10 years with PAC and AAMP Global.

Diplomat Trading serves as the exclusive agent for Nakamichi Car Audio in the United States. Earlier this month McNeal celebrated his one-year anniversary as National Sales Manager for the brand.

For more information on Nakamichi Car Audio visit the global website at

PAPILLION, NE-- Nakamichi Car Audio is excited to announce the hiring of its latest rep firm ROCK-N-REV SALES in the Midwest Territory. (MINKS.)

RNR owner Jeff (Boody) Budin has been a part of the 12-volt community for over 25 years and his new rep firm has been setting record sales numbers.

“We want to welcome Jeff to our rep network,” stated Robin McNeal, National Sales Manager for Nakamichi Car Audio. “He is off to a great start and has hit the ground running.”

ROCK-N-REV SALES & MARKETING covers the states of MO, IA, NE, KS, and Southern Illinois.

Contact Jeff Budin for Dealer Pricing Programs at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Pictured above is Jeff Budin, ready to visit accounts in the MINK states.


MIAMI, Fla. —Nakamichi Car Audio is pleased to introduce a new single DIN multi-media receiver with built in DSP.  The NQ723BD features time alignment, 40-band EQ and 3D surround sound all in a compact single DIN chassis. 

Attendees at this week’s Dallas Knowledgefest can see and hear the new head unit at Nakamichi booth #831.

Additional features include:

• 2.5-line 12 bit VA LCD display (Multi-color custom color choice)

• Optical Output (rear Toslink port)

• Detach face

• AM/FM with RDS

• Built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calls and music streaming (2-phone full time connection)

• Plays MP3, WMA, FLAC, ACC, WAV, APE (Lossless Music) Front USB 2.0 and 2A/5V phone charging

• 3.5mm Front AUX in, Micro SD/TF slot (behind face)

• Maximum Output Power: 50W x 4 (4V Front, Rear and Subwoofer RCA Outputs)

• Downloadable Nak APP Control for IOS and Android phones

• SWI-Steering Wheel Interface compatible (adapter required)

• Includes IR remote control

• Short chassis (182x53x115mm)

MSRP $112.95

“The NQ723BD is in stock now for  immediate shipment,” said Robin McNeal, National Sales Manager for Nakamichi Car Audio. “The new 2.5 line VCA LCD multi-color display can be configured to match any interior and is extremely easy to read.” 

McNeal and additional management from Diplomat Trading, the exclusive U.S. importer for Nakamichi Car Audio, will be on hand to answer any questions August 26-28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

For more information visit or email Robin McNeal at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MIAMI, FL—Nakamichi Car Audio will be exhibiting at the Las Vegas Knowledgefest February 18-20, 2022 at the South Point Hotel and Casino.

On display will be new 2022 models, some which are shipping now and couple of new head units slated for introduction later this year.

Robin McNeal, Nakamichi National Sales Manager, will be on hand along with David Bradman, Guillermo Mendez and Jason Proios from Diplomat Trading.

Nakamichi Mobile Audio can be found at booth #714 in the convention hall of the South Point.

For more information visit or

Knowlegefest attendees interested in scheduling an appointment can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



EDMOND, Okla. — Petra Industries, the consumer technology authority and wholesale electronics distributor, is pleased to announce their new partnership with the Nakamichi Car Audio line of premium car audio products.

Nakamichi is a Japanese consumer electronics brand that first built its reputation for excellence with its high-quality and innovative audio cassette and reel-to-reel tape decks. In later years, Nakamichi provided OEM car audio components for high-end luxury cars as well as sold top-quality head units for aftermarket sales. After years of absence, Nakamichi Car Audio is now returning to the U.S. market.

“Nakamichi has a reputation for high-quality products,” said Tate Morgan, Petra President. “We are excited to be partnering with Nakamichi as they return to the United States car audio market, and we are confident Nakamichi will quickly re-establish themselves as a premium brand. Nakamichi is an excellent addition to the Petra lineup of quality 12-volt products, and we are especially pleased to be one of their select distributors.”

Petra carries over two dozen Nakamichi products, including DVD, CD, and mechless car receivers, subwoofers, amps, car speakers, car cameras, and dash cams. There are also several system packages of single-DIN receivers and speakers. To learn more about Nakamichi Car Audio products, visit

Petra is the industry’s consumer technology authority—distributing products for more than 800 brands. They bring tens of thousands of top name-brand products to tens of thousands of retail/e-tail partners. Founded in 1985 with a focus on and passion for accessories, today, Petra serves markets with products from categories like smart home tech, gaming, outdoor tech, and more. The most sought-after hardware and add-ons in consumer technology are stocked at Petra’s 525,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art distribution center and are distributed all over the country. Petra is a member of CTA and CEDIA. For more information on Petra, visit or call 1-800-443-6975. The Right Distributor Changes Everything.™

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