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Weekly Production Status Update (Feb. 20)

Learn about ongoing projects here! Updates weekly on Thursdays with the Kono Newsletter.

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Coronavirus is delaying many projects, a majority of factories are not back to work.

GMK ASCII

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

GMK Firefly

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

GMK Merlin

GMK Merlin is in production. We requested an update from GMK, and the expected transit date to us is now early March. Shipping to customers will happen about a month from then for transit and check-in.

GMK Nines

Round 2 pre-orders are live! An order has been placed and GMK estimates completion around April/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 Umbra

Order has been placed and kits have been confirmed with GMK for production. Their current estimate is 23 weeks from Order placement (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 (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.

Deskmats are in stock and shipping now!

Heavy Shell Barix

Barix left the manufacturer and began transit to our distribution center. We will have a firmer timeline once we are provided tracking. Transit should take about a month, and then another week or two for customs and transit from the LA port to our distribution center. Current estimation to customers is late February.

Hexgears Gemini Dawn / Dusk

Gemini have left for our distribution center and we should have them and shipping in about 3 weeks!

Pre-orders live on the product pages!

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

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

Hexgears Venture

Ventures are on the way to us! We are awaiting their arrival and then check-in will begin. Shipping will likely begin in late February.

Hexgears X-1

X-1 are in stock and shipping now!

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.)

KAM Starry Night

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

Keystone Mechanical Keyboard

The second Development Update has been posted on Kickstarter!

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 2 months to customers. We still do not have a tracking code because they are not in the office due to coronavirus (2/20).

Kono Deskmats

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

New Kira Frames

These have completed production, we are waiting on their shipping and tracking code. (No updates due to coronavirus.)

SA Granite

We are currently waiting on a sample from the manufacturer, but they did not send the sample before Chinese New Year. We are following up once they are back in the office.

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