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Weekly Production Status Update (Jan 14)

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Coronavirus is still causing delays, mostly ripple effect from the period of downtime at this point. Almost all timelines are subject to change as we get updates from manufacturers.

EPBT Ivory

Rama caps have arrived. The keycap sets are being produced now and were supposed to complete by the end of the year but they have missed that estimation. Should be completing in the next month or so and begin transit to us.

EV-02 Switches

These are in production and estimated to complete in March by Durock.

GMK Amethyst

Order was placed, estimated production from GMK is 36 weeks, putting production completion approximately in September.

GMK Copper

This is the next set shipping from GMK and should be departing to us mid-February.

GMK Deku

Group Buy closed August 7th. GMK's estimated production was 28 weeks from our order placement, which originally put it around March/April, but that is not going to happen with the current timeline. Will have more updates as GMK updates us. Pre-orders for extras are live now.

GMK Evil Dolch

Order was placed with GMK mid-September. Estimated production completion was 28 weeks, which puts it around April, with another month or so of transit to us before shipping to customers. Pre-orders for extras are live now.

GMK Hero

This is the next set shipping after Copper, estimated to be complete production in late March/ early April.

GMK Ishtar

The order has been placed with GMK. Estimated production completion was 28 weeks, which originally put it around March 2021, but that is not going to happen with the current timeline. Will have more updates as GMK updates us. Pre-orders for extras are live now.

GMK Prepress

The order has been placed with GMK. Estimated production completion was 28 weeks, which originally put it around March 2021, but that is not going to happen with the current timeline. Will have more updates as GMK updates us. Pre-orders for extras are live now.

GMK Posh

Order has been placed with GMK, production estimation from them is currently 36 weeks. Estimated shipping to customers is August/September 2021. Color samples are being prepared for the designer to approve for GMK.

GMK Rainy Day

Vendors are finalizing numbers and the order will be placed with GMK soon. Estimated production is 34 weeks, with about another month or so for transit. Estimated August/September 2021 to ship to customers.

GMK Retrocast

Estimated production completion was 34 weeks from order placement (mid Nov), with another few weeks of transit before shipping to customers. Estimated delivery August/September 2021.

GMK Shoko R2

The Group Buy has closed and the order has been placed. Estimated production from GMK was 28 weeks from order placement with them. Estimated arrival is April/May 2021. Pre-orders for extras are live now.

GMK Yugo

Order was placed in Februrary with GMK for production. Their production estimate was originally July. This is one of the next sets that should be completing from GMK.

Infinity Ergodox

We have a new team member in China who will be assisting us in getting these stalled projects moving in person. The prototype sent was missing a PCB component and needed to be adjusted to be an accurate production prototype. We are in discussion with the manufacturer now.

KAT Cyberspace

Order has been placed and we've been invoiced by the manufacturer. Estimated production completion is end of Q1 2021, with about another month of transit before shipping to customers.

KAT LALA

Group Buy has closed and pre-orders for extra stock is live, estimated production completion from Keyreative is May 2021.

KAT Oasis

Production is underway at Keyreative and completion was supposed to be by the end of the year, but is missing that date. Expecting these to complete in late January.

Keystone Mechanical Keyboard

Check out our most recent Kickstarter Development Update!

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Kira Stealth / Upgrade Cases / Keycaps

We are getting PCBs sent to us to be checked by out engineers. This project is moving forward! We have a new team member in China who will be assisting us in getting these stalled projects moving in person.

Kono Deskmats

Batch 3 is in production and will finish around February! This batch included: Prepress, Deku, Evil Dolch, Ishtar, Posh, Nightlight, and Ivory Deskmats.

Nightwalker Collection

Order has been placed with Durock. They are trying for completion before Chinese New Year, but historically it is more likely that it will complete after.

SA Granite

These arrived earlier than expected and are shipping early next week! They were sent without the necessary barcoding and are being corrected and checked-in now.

SA Nightlight

Invoices were sent to vendors and paid. Production completion estimation is June 2021.