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Weekly Production Status Update (Mar. 26)

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Coronavirus is causing delays. Many projects (and updates on them) will be at stand still for the next few weeks. Almost all timelines are subject to change once we get updates from the various manufacturers.

Please see our previous newsletter for details regarding support and fulfillment timelines.

Our distribution center has released a statement on delays regarding fulfillment. Orders may have delayed shipping due to the effect of Coronavirus.

GMK ASCII

The order was placed and is moving forward with production. Estimated production completion is May/June.

GMK Copper

Purchase order was placed. Production is estimated for 24 weeks and then will have another month of transit from GMK to our distribution center. Estimated shipping is in September/ October.

GMK Firefly

The order was placed and is moving forward with production. Estimated production completion is April.

GMK Hero

The Group Buy has closed and the order has been placed. Estimated production completion from GMK is 24 weeks from order placement. Estimated production completion is September.

GMK Merlin

GMK completed production and shipped these to us, but without master carton labels. There will be a delay in receiving them, but we expect it to begin going out to customers within the next month or so depending on the circumstances.

GMK Nines

Round 2 pre-orders are live! An order has been placed and GMK estimates completion around May based on current timelines.

GMK Shark Bait

Production kits have been confirmed and the set is moving forward. Estimated production completion is June.

GMK Spirit

The order has been placed. These are expected to complete manufacturing around September.

GMK Umbra

Order has been placed and kits have been confirmed with GMK for production. Their current estimate is 23 weeks from Order placement (occurred on Jan 27th). It will likely take another month after for transit times and check-in before shipping to customers.

GMK Ursa

Order has been placed and kits have been confirmed with GMK for production. Their current estimate is 23 weeks from Order placement (occurred on Jan 27th). It will likely take another month or so after for transit times and check-in before shipping to customers.

GMK Yugo

Order has been placed and kits have been confirmed with GMK for production. Their current estimate is July.

Heavy Shell Barix

Barix have shipped out! Please email support@kono.store with any questions or concerns.

Extras will be going up at a later date, keep an eye on our newsletter or join the waitlist for notification!

Hexgears Gemini Dawn / Dusk, Venture, X-1

In stock and shipping now!

https://kono.store/products/gemini-dusk

https://kono.store/products/gemini-dawn

https://kono.store/products/venture-mechanical-keyboard

https://kono.store/products/hexgears-x-1-mechanical-keyboard

Infinity Ergodox

A PCB revision/correction has been sent and we are awaiting approval from the factory. Estimated production completion is around 2 months with fulfillment to customers in about 3. (No updates due to coronavirus.)

KAT Oasis

The Group Buy has closed and the order has been placed. Estimated arrival is late summer.

Keystone Mechanical Keyboard

The second Development Update has been posted on Kickstarter! Another update is being worked on.

Email support@kono.store with any questions or concerns.

Kira Stealth / Upgrade Cases / Keycaps

These have been handed off to the freight company, we will get a tracking code and have a firmer estimation once it is in transit. About 1 month to customers. We still do not have a tracking code because they are not in the office due to coronavirus.

Kono Deskmats

Our first batch of deskmats have arrived and are shipping now! This first batch contains: Yugo, Ursa - Vista / Buzz / Pollen, Umbra, and High Voltage.

Second batch deskmats are being sampled now. Estimated ship date for Fuyu, Copper, Hero, Oasis, and Spirit deskmats is around May.

SA Granite

We are currently waiting on a sample from the manufacturer, but they did not send the sample yet. We are following up once they are back in the office, communication delays due to coronavirus.

If you need to make any changes to your order, please contact support@kono.store.