Group Buy Status Updates

Keysets

GMK Wavez:

Current Status: Completed

  • 2020-02-04: Extras are shipping this week.
  • 2019-12-21: All orders have shipped. Extras will be available in a month or so.
  • 2019-12-13: The keycaps have still not arrived. There is an issue with the ESC key legends. Shipping may be delayed depending on the resolution we work out with GMK.
  • 2019-12-03: GMK shipped the keycaps to CannonKeys on December 3rd. 

GMK Peaches N Cream:

Current ETA: May 2020

  • 2020-05-18: All but a handful of orders have shipped. We are waiting on more boxes to arrive to finish shipping out the rest.
  • 2020-04-11: GMK has slipped their initial estimated ship date, but we still hope that this set will ship to us in April. Due to the impact of the ongoing pandemic on international shipping speeds, it may not ship to customers until May.
  • 2020-02-29: We have an estimated date of completion from GMK, sets should go out in April!
  • 2020-02-02: We've recieved and confirmed the 3rd round of color samples. This means we should have a ship date from GMK in late March or Early April. If all goes as planned, these will ship to customers in April.
  • 2020-01-14: The 3rd round of color samples have finished production and are awaiting shipping to CannonKeys. We should know if they work in the next couple weeks.
  • 2019-12-15: We are on our 3rd round of color sampling. Neither round 1 nor round 2 were quite good enough. We are prioritizing getting the colors correct over rushing manufacturing. Unfortunately this means that the set will be delayed.

GMK Voyage:

Current ETA: Completed

  • 2020-03-31: Extras for GMK Voyage will go live sometime in the near future. All Group Buy orders have been fulfilled.
  • 2020-02-29: GMK has just shipped GMK Voyage to us! It'll take a week or so to arrive, and we'll be shipping it out shortly after.
  • 2020-02-04: GMK Voyage is currently being manufactured and hopefully will ship very soon.
  • 2019-12-15: Color sampling has been completed, and we are in GMK's manufacturing queue

GMK First Love:

Current ETA: May 2020, June 2020 for RAMA Caps

  • 2020-05-18: GMK First Love is scheduled to arrive tomorrow, and will be shipping shortly afterwards. RAMA Caps are delayed, and will likely arrive in June.
  • 2020-04-11: GMK has once again revised their estimate. First Love should ship to us by April 30th. We'll likely receive it in May, and have it shipped out by Mid-May. 
  • 2020-03-31: GMK has revised their estimate again, and First Love should arrive here in Late April.
  • 2020-02-29: GMK has provided an revised estimate for us, and First Love should ship out in late March!
  • 2019-12-15: Color sampling has been completed, and we are in GMK's manufacturing queue

GMK Cafe:

Current ETA: Late July 2020

  • 2020-06-22: GMK Cafe has shipped from GMK. Given recent shipping experiences, we don't expect this to arrive until Late July.  
  • 2020-05-18: COVID-19 has impacted shipping speeds, so we will likely not be able to receive and fulfill GMK Cafe until Late June or Early July.
  • 2020-04-11: GMK has once again revised their estimate. Cafe should ship to us at the very end of May. We'll likely receive it in June, and have it shipped out by Mid-June.
  • 2020-03-31: GMK has provided an estimate for us- GMK Cafe should arrive in late May. The coronavirus may impact this timeframe.
  • 2019-12-15: Color sampling has been completed, and we are in GMK's manufacturing queue

GMK Delta:

Current ETA: August 2020

  • 2020-06-22: Given the delays we've experienced with GMK sets recently, we don't expect to receive this until August.
  • 2020-05-18: GMK expects Delta to ship in mid June, so we hope to fulfill our orders in July.
  • 2020-04-11: While GMK has not provided a firm estimate for GMK Delta yet, we expect it to ship in late June and ship to customers in July.
  • 2019-12-15: GMK has already created all the colors involved in GMK Delta, so color sampling is not necessary. We are in GMK's manufacturing queue.

GMK Rudy:

Current ETA: September 2020

  • 2020-06-22: Color samples have been approved. Given the delays we've experienced with GMK sets recently, we don't expect to receive this until September.
  • 2020-04-11: While GMK has not provided a firm estimate for GMK Rudy yet, we expect it to ship in late July and ship to customers in August
  • 2020-02-04: Color samples have arrived and they match the RALs we picked extremely well. We have confirmed the samples.
  • 2020-01-04: We've submitted final numbers to GMK. The color samples are almost ready, and we should know if they will work soon

GMK Moon Dust:

Current ETA: September 2020

  • 2020-06-22: Color samples have been received and approved. We hope that GMK can catch up with manufacturing by September, but time will tell. This is an optimistic estimate.
  • 2020-04-11: We have still not received color samples from GMK for the first round - hopefully the first round gets the colors right. If that hold's true, we expect this to ship in September.
  • 2020-02-04: We've submitted final numbers to GMK. The color samples are Pantones, so we have not yet received them. We are optimistic that GMK will match them well.

GMK Finer Things:

Current ETA: October 2020

  • 2020-06-22: Color samples have been received and approved. We hope that GMK can catch up with manufacturing.This is an optimistic estimate.
  • 2020-03-31: GMK Finer Things is undergoing color matching. We hope to achieve the expected September ship date, but it depends on GMK production speed and timelines.

GMK WoB/BoW Mod Extension Kit

Current ETA: Completed

  • 2020-02-29: All extension kits have been shipped. There are a limited number of extras that will go on sale soon.
  • 2020-02-04: The extension kit has shipped from GMK and should arrive this at CannonKeys soon. Expect it to ship next week.
  • 2020-01-14: We heard from GMK today that this extension kit should be ready in February 2020.

GMK Missing Keys

Current ETA: Completed

  • 2020-06-22: All GMK Missing Keys sets have shipped to customers, extras soon.
  • 2020-05-18: GMK Missing Keys has finally shipped from GMK, and should arrive at CannonKeys soon!
  • 2020-03-31: We have an estimated ship date of mid April from GMK to CannonKeys in Mid April.
  • 2020-02-29: We haven't received a revised estimate from GMK about this, but we expect these to arrive sometime in March
  • 2020-01-14: We heard from GMK today that this extension kit should be ready in Late Feb or Early March 2020.

GMK Pretty in Pink

Current ETA: Completed

  • 2020-06-22: All GMK Pretty in Pink sets have shipped to customers, extras soon.
  • 2020-05-18: GMK hopes to ship this out by the end of May.
  • 2020-02-29: We haven't received a revised estimate from GMK about this, but we expect these to arrive sometime in April.

KAT Eternal

Current ETA: August 2020

  • 2020-06-22: We are waiting to hear from Keyreative about a production update. KAT Milkshake had some issues, so they are taking time to ensure KAT Eternal won't have the same problems. Our optimistic estimates are that this will ship in August 2020.
  • 2020-02-29: Due to the coronavirus situation in China, Keyreative has been closed. As such, we should expect a 1-2 month delay in manufacturing on all KAT sets. This should hopefully ship by June 2020.

KAT Lucky Jade

Current ETA: October 2020

  • 2020-06-22: We have received color samples for KAT Lucky Jade and have approved the colors.
  • 2020-04-11: We should receive samples for KAT Lucky Jade soon.

KAT Atlantis

Current ETA: November 2020

  • 2020-05-18: We have received color samples for KAT Atlantis and have approved the colors.

GMK Honey

Current ETA: November 2020

  • 2020-06-22: We received our first round of color samples, they are extremely close, but we believe they are a bit darker than the Pantone chips we sent. Another round will follow.
  • 2020-05-18: We are still waiting on color samples from GMK. We have placed the order with GMK.

GMK Noel

Current ETA: December 2020

  • 2020-06-22: CannonKeys has received our first round of color samples, the samples are still on route to Australia for the designer to weigh in and approve/deny.
  • 2020-05-18: We are still waiting on color samples from GMK. We have placed the order with GMK.

GMK Deep Navy

Current ETA: January 2021

  • 2020-06-22: The order for GMK Deep Navy has been submitted to the manufacturer.

Keyboards

Satisfaction75:

Current Status: Completed

  • 2020-02-29: We're working on something cool S75 related. Keep your eyes open!
  • 2020-02-29: We will be running a GB for a new PCB revision with improved ESD protection. The first PCB has some ESD protection, but this one will have more. No ESD protection is perfect, and static shocks can still cause problems with PCBs.
  • 2020-02-04: The extras have all been shipped (except for one, which will ship very very soon). There will be a R2 before 2020 is over.
  • 2019-12-30: All orders have been shipped. We're now waiting to ensure people are satisfied. Extras will be available in late Jan 2020, after any issues with GB participant units are taken care of, please do not ask.
  • 2019-12-15: All but 3 orders have shipped. The 3 outstanding orders are missing information (phone numbers, etc.) or require some special treatment. 
  • 2019-12-15: Extras will be available in late Jan 2020, after any issues with GB participant units are taken care of.

Equinox:

Current ETA: Complete

  • 2020-02-29: All Equinox keyboards have shipped out. Extras will go on sale sometime soon. Join the Cannon Crew to keep up to date on all the extra information!
  • 2020-02-04: Due to the Coronavirus, our factory has delayed coming back from vacation. Hopefully once they get back, they can hit the ground running and finish up the Equinox boards. We expect these to ship in late Feb or early March.
  • 2020-01-14: The Equinox boards are partially complete with anodization. There are a still few colors left. It's unlikely they finish and ship prior to Chinese New Year, so we have to delay until February.
  • 2019-12-30: PCBs have been completed and are shipping to vendors.
  • 2019-12-15: Boards have been machined and are waiting for anodization. PCBs/Hardware/Gaskets have been ordered.

Iron165:

Current ETA: Completed 

  • 2020-06-22: All Iron165 orders have shipped
  • 2020-04-11: The manufacturer is nearly done with Iron165, and we hope that it ships to us soon.
  • 2020-02-29: Due to the coronavirus in China, our manufacturer has been shut down longer than expected. Our revised estimate is now April 2020.
  • 2019-12-15: Boards have been ordered, and we are waiting on machining. 
  • 2019-12-15: Updated shipping invoices have NOT gone out yet, but should go out in the next couple weeks.

TMOv2:

Current ETA: Complete

  • 2020-05-18: All TMOv2 units have shipped, unless shipping restrictions disallowed shipping. We have reached out to impacted customers.
  • 2020-04-11: The manufacturer is nearly done with TMOv2, and we hope that it ships to us soon.
  • 2020-02-29: We are not sure we will be able to hit the April 2020 ship date due to the Coronavirus. We are hoping that our manufacturer can gain some time and we can ship as expected.
  • 2019-12-30: Machining has completed and we are on to anodization. We are on track to meet our ETA. Remember Chinese New Year basically adds a month wait.
  • 2019-12-16: Funderburker has made a minor design change to the polycarbonate version of the keyboard. There will be more screw holes on the polycarb version in order to ensure structural soundness. For more information, check his update here.
  • 2019-12-15: Boards have been ordered, and we are waiting on machining.

Chimera 65:

Current ETA: August 2020

  • 2020-06-22: Chimera65 has shipped and is on it's way to the US. It will take some time to arrive, and it will also take some time to QC, so we expect it to ship in August 2020.
  • 2020-05-18: Manufacturing is nearly complete on the Chimera65, but due to slow shipping, we do not expect to receive them until Late June or Early July.
  • 2020-02-29: We are not sure we will be able to hit the May 2020 ship date due to the Coronavirus. We are hoping that our manufacturer can gain some time and we can ship as expected.
  • 2020-01-14: PCBs are under manufacturing. The cases are waiting in the machining queue.
  • 2019-12-20: The order has been placed with the manufacturer.
  • 2019-12-15: GB has closed and we're taking care of last minute requests prior to submitting the order. The order will be submitted this week.

J-02:

Current ETA: September 2020

  • 2020-06-22: While production is proceeding as planned, given shipping times, we don't believe J-02 will be quite ready to ship until September 2020.
  • 2020-05-18: We've received a production prototype, and everything is set for larger production. We're on track to hit the August 2020 ship date.
  • 2020-02-29: Not all manufacturers are open, but orders for the ones that are have been placed.

Prophet:

Current ETA: October 2020

  • 2020-05-18: The order for Prophet has been placed with the manufacturer.

Atlas:

Current ETA: December 2020

  • 2020-06-22: The order for Atlas has been placed with the manufacturer.

 Clarabelle:

Current ETA: January 2021

  • 2020-06-22: Clarabelle is still open for a week, for option selection. The order will be placed shortly after close.