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Weekly Production Status Update (May 28)

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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.

Fulfillment and any incoming shipment check-ins are temporarily halted until our fulfillment transition is complete. We should be shipping again within a week.

To celebrate the new distribution center, check out our live Giveaway!

GMK ASCII

GMK originally gave us an estimated transit date of May 6th, but there has not been follow-up from them yet.

We will have an update once they give us a firm ship date.

GMK Copper

Purchase order was placed late February. 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

GMK originally gave us an estimated transit date of May 3rd, but there has not been follow-up from them yet.

We will have an update once they give us a firm ship date.

GMK Fuyu

The order was placed late February and is moving forward with production. Production completion is estimated for 24 weeks with another month or so for transit and check-in. Estimated production completion is late August/ September.

GMK Hero

The Group Buy closed and the order was placed in March. Product packaging was requested and provided. Estimated production completion from GMK is September with another month or so of transit and check-in.

GMK Merlin

These are at our new distribution center and are checking in now! These will ship out once warehouse transition completes.

GMK Nines

Round 2 pre-orders are live! GMK gave us an estimated transit date of June 4th, however it seems unlikely due to current conditions. We have requested an update from them. It will take approximately another month from production completion for transit and check-in before shipping to customers.

GMK Shark Bait

GMK gave us an estimated transit date of June 18th, however it seems unlikely due to current conditions. We have requested an update from them. It will take approximately another month from completion to arrive and check-in before shipping to customers.

GMK Spirit

The order was placed in March and estimated completion was 24 weeks. These are expected to complete manufacturing around September, with another month or so for transit and check-in before shipping out to customers.

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) which puts completion around July/August. 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) which puts completion around July/August. It will likely take another month or so after for transit times and check-in before shipping to customers.

GMK Yugo

Order was placed in Februrary with GMK for production. Their current production estimate is July, with another month or so for transit and check-in.

Infinity Ergodox

We are awaiting more details from the manufacturer, and will have a new update once we have a concrete estimation from them. (No updates due to coronavirus, the manufacturer is not at full speed.)

KAT Oasis

Production is underway. Estimated arrival from Keyreative is late summer.

KAT Specimen

Production is underway. Estimated arrival from Keyreative is late summer.

Keystone Mechanical Keyboard

A new development update will be posted on Kickstarter very soon! Please keep your eye out for an email if you were a backer of the project.

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

Kira Stealth / Upgrade Cases / Keycaps

We assumed these shipped based on what the manufacturer said, however the shipment may have been delayed. We are in contact with them, but communication is spotty 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 have been sampled and approved. Production is onging and will complete in the next few weeks. Estimated arrival for Fuyu, Copper, Hero, Oasis, and Spirit deskmats is June.

Kono Gradient Cables

We received samples and they are looking great! More details and photos on the 4 gradient colorways coming soon!

SA Granite

We are trying our hardest to get this project on track, the manufacturer has been quite slowed down due to corona virus.

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