Happy New Year!
Happy New Year from the Bad Elf team!
First, thank you for your patience and support over the last few weeks! We've been working hard to ramp up production - lots of fun challenges, including a world-wide parts shortage on GPS antennas and microprocessors. The good news is that lead times are getting better, and we're stockpiling parts to make sure future shortages don't affect us as much.
Last weekend, US customers who signed up for the notification list on or before Dec 6 had the opportunity to purchase Bad Elf GPS units. That batch sold out quickly.
Once we get our next shipment of GPS antennas, we will have enough inventory for everyone on the notification list as of today. We expect to have this batch headed to Amazon/eBay on January 12, so look for an email from us sometime later that week.
If everything goes according to plan, we'll have tons of inventory by the end of January. The Chinese New Year starts Feb 3, so we've already ordered components that will be affected by the shutdown. Since our assembly is done in the US we don't expect the holiday to affect us too much.
Finally, we're talking with several resellers, which will provide additional shipping options and hopefully reduce customs delays for our international customers.