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swiss luxury watch design - kinetic infinite power -  Android & iPhone compatible
swiss luxury watch design - kinetic infinite power - Android & iPhone compatible
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Posted by Sequent (Switzerland) Ltd. (Creator)
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Hello our dear backers,

fresh news from Sequent is here. 

You keep asking about the progress, production and shipping so we would like to address all that in today's update. As informed in the past already, we were able to finish 1000 watches during December 2018. We are still trying to speed up the process, but so far we were able to assemble another 1000 watches in January, so 2000 watches in total until today. 

The first 1000 was shipped to our fulfillment partner as scheduled, already last week. Unfortunately the shipment was held at customs for inspection and it took a week before it was cleared out. We must say that this is a very common thing. 

The good news is that even though the shipment was delayed, it is now delivered. Practically speaking, before everything shuts down because of the Chinese New Year holiday, for sure we will be able to ship at least a few hundred watches to you!

At the same time, we need to be honest with you, the holiday is affecting everything now. Assembly stops today and fulfillment next Friday, everyone is going for a 2 - 3 week holiday.

But as mentioned before, we will be shipping watches out before the holiday! We are going to begin with Steel Edition blue dial watches. So some of you, who chose this combination, can expect to receive a notification about the delivery, during next week we believe. 

We are very happy to bring this news to you and can't wait to see Sequent watch on your wrists!

More news will be brought to you in the next update. Due to the holiday, we will post another update in three weeks from now, on February 15. 

Have a great weekend, 

Sequent team.

David, Patrick KLEIN, and 50 more people like this update.

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    1. Missing avatar

      Miguel Ten on

      Sequent SuperCharger app in Play Store as well... Sequent is coming...

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      Ilpo Laitinen on

      Sequent app seems to be now in App Store. Has anyone received device already?

    3. Moose Man on

      Sequent posted in the main comments - the app will be on the Play Store by Monday.

      It is at Apple going through the Apple review process which means it's in the mercy of Apple!

    4. renkoelk on

      I am wondering, when we will see the app in app stores. When the delivery already started this will be next neckbraker, if the app is not online.
      This was a kind reminder!

    5. LK Lee on

      The fact is the project was truly being delayed. The known fact was that due to CNY , all Chinese production will ceased. This should already be in your buffer for production management.
      Would you give a factual estimation of the actual delivery date for goodwill as a Swiss watch company. Appreciate with thanks and disappointment.

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      Windzend Hu on

      I believe you can put some photo showing your loading process, it's much better than type many describe words. And if available, you just can arrange the following shipping schedule for rest sponsor number. Thank you

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      Moon Cow on

      *FIXED*

      “We were able to produce 1000 watches in December/January. We had minor slow-downs during the assembly, resulting in 1000 watches finished last week.”



      This quote was part of an update posted on January 11 which means that ‘last week’ was Dec 31 - Jan 6 so I don’t know about anyone else but to me that looks more like January than December and if that’s the case then why say “As informed in the past already, we were able to finish 1000 watches during December 2018.” in the next update? Maybe it was really done in December so why not say that in the first place? I know those questions sound pointless but I think if you’re looking for clarity in the future then you should be specific about those things. This isn’t meant as a criticism by the way, just something to think about in the future.



      “Unfortunately the shipment was held at customs for inspection and it took a week before it was cleared out. We must say that this is a very common thing.”

      To me this part of the update looks like a negative thing and (obviously) that’s not a good sign. I don’t see why you would include this part if it really is a common thing. I guess you should at least take out the part that says ‘Unfortunately’ for the future.

      “Assembly stops today and fulfillment next Friday, everyone is going for a 2 - 3 week holiday.”

      “More news will be brought to you in the next update. Due to the holiday, we will post another update in three weeks from now, on February 15.”

      As a Swiss company based in Switzerland I don’t see why you can’t at least come into the comments and answer ‘some’ questions. I understand that CNY stops assembly and all those other things so updates wouldn’t really be able to say anything if you posted them (unless you did another update with Frequently Asked Questions) but I think answering some things in the mean time would be a good idea.

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      Moon Cow on

      “We were able to produce 1000 watches in December/January. We had minor slow-downs during the assembly, resulting in 1000 watches finished last week.”

This quote was part of an update posted on January 11 which means that ‘last week’ was Dec 31 - Jan 6 so I don’t know about anyone else but to me that looks more like January than December and if that’s the case then why say “As informed in the past already, we were able to finish 1000 watches during December 2018.” in the next update? Maybe it was really done in December so why not say that in the first place? I know those questions sound pointless but I think if you’re looking for clarity in the future then you should be specific about those things. This isn’t meant as a criticism by the way, just something to think about in the future.

“Unfortunately the shipment was held at customs for inspection and it took a week before it was cleared out. We must say that this is a very common thing.”

      To me this part of the update looks like a negative thing and (obviously) that’s not a good sign. I don’t see why you would include this part if it really is a common thing. I guess you should at least take out the part that says ‘Unfortunately’ for the future.

“Assembly stops today and fulfillment next Friday, everyone is going for a 2 - 3 week holiday.”

      “More news will be brought to you in the next update. Due to the holiday, we will post another update in three weeks from now, on February 15.”

      As a Swiss company based in Switzerland I don’t see why you can’t at least come into the comments and answer ‘some’ questions. I understand that CNY stops assembly and all those other things so updates wouldn’t really be able to say anything if you posted them (unless you did another update with Frequently Asked Questions) but I think answering some things in the mean time would be a good idea.

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      Gwyn John on

      Hi
      I ordered a watch but as yet I have not been offered the option of choice fir colour it strip choice why ???

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      Berthold Möller on

      Hi Sequent Team,
      great news! Where can i check, if my watch has been shipped or when it will be send?

      kind regards

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      Olof on

      @(:lemens
      This is not the first time I have backed a project here either. The only positive thing one can say right now is that they indeed have managed to send an update every couple of weeks. I do also not doubt, that developing such a watch, and starting production is quite a challenge. However based on what I know by now, it may take almost 2 years from down payment to delivery. A lot of things can happen in 2 years. Companies can go broke, certainly as You can read in comments, people move to different adresses (and are desperately asking how/where to update that), some may even die. Certainly, since, technologies have changed also, and feature that appeared new and revolutionary in 2017 are by now, well, outdated. Based on the fact that the original pledge was to ship the watches the very same year, I don't wonder that a lot here are a "little bit less than impressed".

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      gregory.zimmermannd on

      Hello Backers !

      I am so disappointed. I saw on their website that the shipping is for free. I personally payed 19 USD for that ... Furthermore, there is a discount of 50 % if you purchase at this time. I have the feeling to have been duped ! At the end I will maybe receive something with one year and half delay at the same price and I payed extra fees for the shipping... It is not honest from Sequent, really not. We won’t receive any advantages to have helped Sequent for this adventure. It is really not fair.

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      Warwick Liddle on

      I can not see if I ever chose dial colours ?
      I pledged for a steel edition and a black edition
      Will the dial colours show up on kickstarter

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      Lee Allen on

      Can’t wait for mine to arrive, I’ve opted for the black dial though.
      Hope to see delivery and app details soon.

    15. Hassassin on

      The chinese new year IS their responsability. It is a known variable that happens every year. It is NOT a valid excuse.

      That said, I understand it's a startup and that things get delayed. I just hope my transparent watch arrives soon (next batch maybe?).

      Cheers and good luck!

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      João Pedro Grilo Soares on

      So shipment is from China? Customs issues incoming..

    17. (:lemens
      Superbacker
      on

      This is good news.
      An announcement about the App is in order now that shipping for the first batch starts.

      I completely DO NOT understand the reaction of some of the other backers - I intentionally don't use the term fellow backers since some are still/again badgering, grumbling and complaining.

    18. Esther Hoffman on

      Yessss, Steel blue is what I picked! Super excited for this!!!

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      Olof on

      Sorry, but is is about xxx time that these watches are being shipped. I paid back in August 2017, and since it is a black edition, I can now read between the lines it will take yet another couple of weeks, that is really xxx brilliant.
      Btw. my Chinese coworkers all have a good week off, not 2-3. It would also have been nice if shipping to Europe would have been handled from Europe, now each of us can deal with customs and import vat on his own, thank You so much for that.

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      Toin Crutzen on

      Still no info about the app? Is there a schedule of production order. What Colour in waht order? Is orange plate still up. Because that is what I ordered. At this speed I will be happy to get mine before Christmas 2020. Curious if anyone is able to post a picture of the watch on wrist soon.

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      Suna Reyes
      Superbacker
      on

      If Godzilla squished my watch I'd still want it. Imagine how much the value would skyrocket if it were an "Original Godzilla squished watch" lol

      I'm just glad to hear of progress. I'm in no rush.

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      Jean-Samuel Boisvert on

      Yes!! I pledged for a steel edition with blue dials. So there are chances mine might ship next week.

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      Anton Shostak on

      Swiss watch production stops because of Chinese New Year hahaha, nice joke)

    24. David Bijur on

      What next? Godzilla & Rodan have a squabble and the watches get squished during the melee?

    25. David Bijur on

      This is tantamount to a 3 Card Monte game.

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      Duncan Johnston on

      I can’t remember what colour I ordered- I know I paid for additional strap. Can you let me know what I can expect to get? Thanks so much

    27. Allen Hueston on

      I did a pledge for two watches one being the blue steel watch, will I recieve that in the first shipment batch or do I have to wait for both watches to be ready to be shipped?

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      Duncan Johnston on

      Am I able to change my shipping address? I have moved since last updated.

    29. Filippo Rossano on

      Told it in the previous update, slowdown, holidays and of the 1000 watches ready they'll ship a quarter if everything is good. Excuses over excuses and still no news on tracking numbers, expected time of delivery for those in exit and no answers from the staff. The holidays are in China, take a week of these to reply at the backers, a really annoying situation that reapet itself every single time. "Happy new year"

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      Luke Bialy on

      Perhaps I missed it somewhere in the 47 updates but I ordered Orange Steel Rubber band and according to the kickstarter there doesn’t seem to be this option.

      I only see Black, Blue, White face, Green, or Black (PVD), what happened to Orange.

      Is it possible to change colours still as I remember seeing some issues with the orange colour in one of the updates.

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      Jed Hobbs on

      I'm with @Jorgen, I appreciate your update. Please continue keeping us in the loop on both your successes and the blockers! Thanks!

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      Matt Bond on

      Finaly some real news! Even not that positive, but the chinese new year is not your fault. I hope everyone who will receive their watches will be satisfied and will share some details here, so we can look forward and envy (in good of course) :) Good work and keep it up, hopefully we all are getting close to this kickstarter battle.

    33. Jorgen Hartogs
      Superbacker
      on

      Thanks for that very honest update. It kind of feels at the moment as if it's you against the backers, but that should not be the case. All I want is to be kept in the loop of what is happening and I'm delighted we seem to be heading towards production and shipping. Can you guarantee we will receive the other watches in March or April?