ErgoDox Wireless 2021-02 Updates

 

The ErgoDox Wireless group buy started on February 8, 2021 and ran until March 5, 2021.

  • This blog post will be periodically updated with the group buy progress.
  • You can also receive updates by joining the Discord.
  • All group buy participants will get an email for major group buy milestones (so probably 2-3 emails).
  • Everyone can also subscribe to general SliceMK updates using the form at the bottom of every page on this site.

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Updates

  • February 8, 2021: Group buy started.
  • February 16, 2021: Group buy end date extended by a week to March 5, 2021.
  • February 20, 2021: Added an option for a custom acrylic top.
  • March 3, 2021: Updated the tenting kit product page to include prototype photos.
  • March 4, 2021: Group buy end date extended to March 7, 2021.
  • March 9, 2021: Kailh hot swap keyboard PCBs first batch purchased.
  • March 10, 2021: The group buy has officially ended. Over the next few days, we will be putting together the orders for our manufacturers. A more thorough update will be given in 2 weeks.
  • March 11, 2021: Electronics PCBs first batch purchased.
  • March 18, 2021: Regular keyboard PCBs first batch purchased.
  • March 18, 2021: Solar panels purchased.
  • March 23, 2021: Batteries first batch purchased.
  • March 24, 2021: Final laser cutting prototype arrived.
  • March 24, 2021: Final aluminum plate prototype arrived.
  • March 25, 2021: Solar panels arrived.
  • March 31, 2021: Carrying case first batch purchased.
  • April 1, 2021: Regular keyboard PCBs first batch arrived.
  • April 5, 2021: Carrying case first batch arrived. Carrying case final batch purchased.
  • April 5, 2021: Aluminum plates purchased.
  • April 6, 2021: Kailh hot swap keyboard PCBs first batch arrived.
  • April 6, 2021: Electronics PCBs first batch arrived.
  • April 7, 2021: Carrying case final batch arrived.
  • April 7, 2021: Dongles first batch purchased.
  • April 7, 2021: Aluminum CNC cases purchased.
  • April 16, 2021: Laser cut parts purchased.
  • April 16, 2021: Regular keyboard PCBs final batch purchased.
  • April 20, 2021: Aluminum plates arrived.
  • April 23, 2021: Final tenting kit prototypes purchased.
  • April 26, 2021: Batteries final batch purchased.
  • April 27, 2021: Kailh hot swap keyboard PCBs final batch purchased.
  • May 3, 2021: Regular keyboard PCBs final batch arrived.
  • May 4, 2021: Electronics PCBs final batch purchased (a lot of the components with long lead times were purchased beforehand).
  • May 10, 2021: Laser cut parts arrived.
  • May 16, 2021: Aluminum CNC cases arrived.
  • May 17, 2021: Batteries final batch arrived.

Tentative Schedule (things can go wrong, this is subject to changes/delays)

  • May W3: Send major email update with details on tenting kit and dongles.
  • May W3: Purchase dongles second/final batch.
  • May W4: Begin production of tenting kit, which will arrive in 2-3 weeks.
  • June W3: Begin shipping, subject to the timely arrival of everything that remains.