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Check out our Weekly Updates page for news on upcoming Group Buy and Pre-order shipments!

Weekly Updates

Hello Everyone, 

This page is to try to improve individual product updates. When I have news I'll do my best to update this page, otherwise no news means its still being produced or shipped to us or that I have nothing to report.

Thank you all!


Ongoing Updates (July 19th) 

New updates are in red. 

For US orders: Your order may be delayed if going through Chicago. The Chicago ISC (International Service Centre) is currently 4-5 weeks behind in screening and sending mail to customs for final clearance. Please continue to track your items.

Processing Timeline

This is current priority in shipping out products:

  1. Ducky IODINE - Zilents - shipping complete.
  2. GMK Pink on Navy Ramas  - shipping complete
  3. GMK Shanshui Ramas - shipping complete.
  4. GMK Cojiro Ramas - these have arrived. An email will be sent out to confirm any address changes. Shipping this week.
  5. GMK Tuzi Ramas these have arrived. An email will be sent out to confirm any address changes. Shipping this week.

*NOTE: If your order includes any other products not yet in stock, shipment will have to wait till all products are received.


Current GMK and KAT Timeline is about 46-52 weeks (about 10 months-year), I believe both manufacturers are increasing capacity but that’s the window vendors are working with at the moment.

  1. Corne LP Keyboards - These have been shipped with one order missing a Pro Micro :( Getting to ship more to us. 
  2. GMK Nord - Still waiting. 
  3. GMK Bone Yard -  **New estimated date of delivery - Q3 2021 (hoping for July)
  4. KAT OasisThese have shipped out (not including Oasis Nano/Keebwerk Nano)
  5. TKC 808 Boom - These have shipped out.
  6. Musubi - Key caps have shipped out. Still waiting on deskmats.
  7. GMK Bentro r2 - Manufacturer is not happy with initial production run and doing more colour sampling to ensure the best product. New estimated ship date is now: Q4, 2021.
  8. Future Funk keycaps - These have shipped out.
  9. GMK Oni keycaps - We now expect these to arrive in July/August 2021
  10. GMK Mecha-01 - Colour samples now approved. As of July 14th - New estimated delivery November/December.
  11. GMK Deep Navy- New estimate: late July due to raw material shortages
  12. GMK Sumi keycaps - received an update from the manufacturer - initial runs failed colour matching so back in production - shipping looking closer to end of year 2021.
  13. CannonCaps Zero - New estimate is August 2021 due to first production run sample issues.
  14. GMK Rouge - New estimated delivery July/August 2021.
  15. GMK Hammerhead - Colour samples now approved. New estimated delivery September 2021.
  16. SA Skyriter - Shipping complete.
  17. KAT Atlantis, KAT Explosion, and KAT Mizu - Please see announcement below made on June 11th, 2021.
  18. KAT Cyberspace - New estimated shipping Q3 late 2021
  19. GMK Lux - New estimated shipping - awaiting update from manufacturer.
  20. SA Mizu - Shipping complete.
  21. GMK Shoko R2 - Estimated Shipping end of Q4 2021.



Normally deskmats take around 5-6 months to get to proxies but lately it's been a bit slower. 

    1. SA Mizu, GMK Bread, Winter Hour - Bad news. The shipment was accidentally delivered to the wrong unit in our building. Where they declined the shipment and it was shipped back to UPS. UPS started tracing last week and going through containers looking for the 15 boxes. We've heard back from UPS and the boxes were destroyed. We've re-ordered but don't expect the shipment to come in for another 3-4 months. Please reach out to us for alternative options. Update: Production of re-order is complete. Expecting these to arrive early June. These have arrived in Vancouver but there is a port delay due to Covid. Thank you for your patience! Just heard that we should get these by mid August.

    2. GMK Sumi Deskmats -  Bad news regarding GMK Sumi deskmats - it looks like there was a mixup with Ghost Koi <-> Sakura mat numbers, we got way more Sakura, and not enough Ghost Koi mats than expected.
      We've fulfilled what we can of the Ghost Koi orders, but going to immediately place another order with the manufacturer to have the rest covered. I'm going to assume it'll be a 2-3 months before we get them in.
      Thanks for your patience everyone. Please reach out to us for alternative options. Update: We should be receiving the new order of Ghost Koi in June/July.
    1. GMK Yuru DeskmatsThere was a problem with Nightscape deskmats where the manufacturer did not use the approved sample with the result having elevated darks. All vendors received deskmats not up to spec and have had to re-order. We expect the new shipment to come in the end of Q2 2021. The first batch will be up for sale as B-stock shortly.

    2. Dixiemech - Floral/9009 -  Had issues with shipment of these deskmats. We ended up having to re-order which means these will be delayed for another few months. Expect these to arrive in late July/early August.

    3. Monochrome Series - Heard back from the distributor and these were shipped via sea - now estimate these to arrive in June/July. These have arrived. Awaiting approval from TKC to ship out (ETA Aug.17).

    4. GMK Masterpiece Deskmat
      Bad news regarding just the Masterpiece Wave deskmats - there was a mix-up with Square <-> Wave mat numbers on the manufacturers end. We got a ton of Square, and not enough Wave mats than what was ordered.

      We've fulfilled what we can of the Masterpiece orders, but are expecting another 2-3 months before we get more Wave deskmats in. Thanks for your patience everyone. Please reach out to us for alternative options. Currently in production. We expect it to arrive sometime in June/July.

    5. Synthwave (Original) - These have arrived. Awaiting approval from TKC to ship out (ETA Aug 12). The original has been approved but the variants are being revised. Variants have shipped June 9th via sea - expected to arrive in August/September 2021.

    6. GMK Cadet Yuri deskmats - these have shipped out.

    7. GMK Nord Deskmats - received an update from the manufacturer. These are currently being colour approved. Estimating these to arrive Q3. 

    8. Nyap Time - These have shipped out.

    9. MECH Mat - These have arrived. Awaiting approval from TKC to ship out. (ETA Aug 20th)

    10. Plant Arcana/Controller (Night and Black)- These have arrived. Awaiting approval from TKC to ship out (ETA Sept 2/August 24). Controller (White) - is on it's way (June 9th) expected to arrive August/September 2021.

    11. GMK Noire Deskmats - these have shipped out.

    12. GMK Aurora Deskmats - these have shipped out.

    13. Winter Bunny Deskmats - New estimate - June/July 2021

    14. With Love Collection Deskmats - New estimate early Q3 2021

    15. Infinikey Cabernet Deskmats (Pool) - Received news that these are in transit via sea. Estimated to arrive August/September 2021. Awaiting update on other variants.

    16. Lemon Heaven Now Deskmat - Received news that these are in transit via sea. Estimated to arrive August/September 2021

    17. GMK Hanami Dango Deskmats - Awaiting update from manufacturer. 

    18. Gravity Deskmats - these have shipped out.

    19. Redux Deskmats - New estimated shipping late Q3/early Q4 2021.

    20. GMK Serika 2 Deskmat - New estimated shipping July/August, 2021

    21. GMK 80082 Deskmat - New estimated shipping - early Q4 2021

    22. Brushworks Collection Deskmat - New estimated shipping - Q3 2021

    23. GMK Red Devils Deskmat - Estimated shipping August/September 2021.

    24. EPBT Ivory Deskmat - These have shipped out.

    25. GMK Deku Deskmats - These have shipped out.

    26. SA Nightlight Deskmats - These have shipped out.

    27. GMK Ishtar Deskmats - These have shipped out.

    28. GMK Cojiro Deskmats - Estimating these to arrive in Q3, hoping for late August.

    29. GMK Midnight Rainbow - Estimated shipping end of July/early August.


1. XTRFY MZ1 – ZY’S RAIL - these are now expected to arrive June/July, 2021.

Switches (Available/in-stock)

  1. Seal Linear
  2. Nightwalker Switches
  3. Mauve Linear
  4. Dark Amber Tactile
  5. Bushi Silent Tactile
  6. Lavender Linear
  7. Velocifire Linear 
  8. FFFF Switches


  1. JDS Labs - Element IIs and ATOMs are in stock. 


  1. Mark65 - Shipping complete.

  2. Saka 68 - Just heard back from the distributor - these are in production and its looking like these will arrive in August/September.

  3. Fuji 65 - Currently the cases are at cnc for 1/3 of orders.

  4. Ducky IODINE - Zilents now being fulfilled (July 11th).

Statement from our manufacturer: Upon inspection before final assembly our QC team found that the colour of the top portion of the case was different from that of the pilot run samples that are featured in the content from the video reviews and our product photos. We have decided to halt assembly and have the case tops reproduced to match the colour that we intended in our design and which was approved at the pilot run stage. Because of this the delivery date from has been pushed until June 18th.
We appreciate your support and your patience and want to ensure you receive a quality product.

Extras Coming Soon

  1. SA Skyriter - Going Live July 9th @ 3 PM EST 
  2. EPBT Ivory - Going Live July 15th @ 3 PM EST
  3. Mark 65 - Going Live July 23rd @ 3 PM EST


1. Group Buys/Group Buy Variants that did not meet MOQ:

  • GMK Poker - Keycaps and deskmat (July 14th)
  • GMK Foundation Planner deskmat (July 12th)
  • GMK Twilight (announced July 6th)
  • GMK Cobalt - Blue Kit
  • GMK Patisserie - Original Base and Extension Kit
  • GMK Jelly Delights
  • GMK Kouhai - Extension Kit
1. Emeralds Tactile Switches: Some bad news everyone, myself along with CandyKeys and ThicThock have decided to cancel the Emerald Tactile Switch Group Buy. Some drama going on in the background unfortunately - and I want to protect Deskhero and our customers from that. Full Refunds will be immediately issued to all Emerald Switch buyers. Sorry for the inconvenience all 
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