Funded! This project was successfully funded on September 12, 2012.

Update #24

Increasing shipments

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As noted in the last update, we are transitioning from making the circuit boards in-house, to using a third-party circuit board assembly company. We just received the first batch of 150 completed units. These printers will be going out over the next three weeks.

We have another 400 units, enough to fulfill all remaining pledges and have excess inventory available, scheduled for delivery the second week of January. Currently, our estimates put our timeline for completing shipments to all backers some time in February.

Please watch your email for up for shipping updates to confirm your pledge and shipment details.  As always, thanks for supporting the project and we look forward to everyone having mPrinters in their hands.

HUGO TELLEZ, Martin Schmidinger, and 1 more person like this update.

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      Creator Thomas Daugaard on April 4

      I don't understand the people screaming about refunds. There will never be a refund for a kickstarter project that has progressed to far as mPrinter has.

      I would very much love to get my mPrinter, but there isn't anything to do but wait and attempt communication with Andy.

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      Creator Duncan Hudson on April 2

      I've sent you 3 emails, you've responded to none. Thinking you just took the money and ran. No chance of ever getting this thing, right?

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      Creator Varun Nangia on March 25

      "We have another 400 units, enough to fulfill all remaining pledges and have excess inventory available, scheduled for delivery the second week of January. Currently, our estimates put our timeline for completing shipments to all backers some time in February."

      So it's end March with no sign of the printer. Do you intend to ship this?

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      Creator Thomas BOURKE on March 22

      Hi andy... never received any shipping notification :(

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      Creator Phillip M. on March 21

      I haven't received anything. Heck I got "Doom that came to Atlantic City" which the original guy who took the money before this project.

      Any new eta?

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      Creator Daniel Lacy on March 18

      I've moved twice since this project got funded and still haven't received my printer. Just get it over with and ship everyone's units man. If this project is a burden to you, then it'll be all out of sight, out of mind. Otherwise tell us you failed so we can stop asking.

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      Creator Brendon Kozlowski on March 10

      Andy, it's been nearly 3 months which is almost a month over your average update cycle. If you could provide an update on what's been proceeding, what the current stage is, and where things are at, it would be appreciated - even if it's that nothing's really been done due to personal issues. An update is still an update. Nothingness is just rather rude considering the ideals of Kickstarter. Thanks!

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      Creator Kirpa Singh Gulati on March 3

      If you guys aren't shipping or not planning, the least you could do is issue a refund. If they can ship out immediately though, I might just be willing to wait. But that doesn't seem likely given the lack of updates from your end. You need to come out with a few answers real soon guys...we're still here, and we're still waiting for the golden egg to make it home. Make it happen...

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      Creator Uwe Beggerow on March 1

      some information will be nice.

      bad news is better than nothing

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      Creator HUGO TELLEZ on February 22

      Wtf is going on ??? Nothing from u!!! No updates, no comment replies ??? Wtf r u doin????

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      Creator Thomas Schneider on February 17

      Are you serious? It's been shipping 'in the next few weeks' for over a year now. I get that this is not your normal shopping-order and I don't expect it to be, but if somebody gives you money you should tell them what's really going on. Just some 'we are switching parts' message is not gonna cut it anymore. Inform your investors about what's really going on and if you can't make it, then it's time to give out some refunds. This project has had some real problems and everybody here wants to know what is going on.

      And by the way: Completing shipments in february? Well maybe my internet is broken but I can't seem to find any reviews from people receiving their printers...

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      Creator James Lemin on February 15

      any update?

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      Creator Nicolai Kloch Lorits on February 14

      I'd like to note that this month marks the one-year anniversary for the original estimated delivery date. Yay...

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      Creator HUGO TELLEZ on February 2

      When are u going to ship the printers??? U dont make any updated since forever !!! WRF ?!?!?!

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      Creator James Blackwell on January 26

      when can i expect my printer?

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      Creator Youngsuk Kim on January 20

      Only one answer REFUND!

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      Creator Youngsuk Kim on January 20

      Refund!

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      Creator Youngsuk Kim on January 20

      Hey refund me!

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      Creator Eddy G on January 17

      At this point I'd like a refund as well. Please advise on how to make that happen.

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      Creator Adil Ahmed on January 11

      Have not yet received mine. Waiting with lot of eagerness. God bless.
      Adil

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      Creator JackAscii on January 9

      Still looking for a refund as well.

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      Creator Tadashi Wada on December 28

      Please comment about the refund. Most investors are tired.

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      Creator JackAscii on December 17

      @Brendon and @Edmund - I agree with both of you. It's a risk, but I see nothing wrong with venting when there is little to no communication. It also seems convenient that as soon as we backers begin to organize in our efforts to not be taken, a update appears. Me, I just want my money back. I will continue to send daily emails to kickstarter. But please don't take this as an angry email at both of you . It's the exact opposite - I agree with you.

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      Creator Brendon Kozlowski on December 17

      Actually, Daniel, I found Edmund's response helpful. Kickstarter is a place for backing projects that you believe in, it's not a store for physical items. If a backer pledge level happens to include a physical product, it's usually beneficial for both parties (esp. when fulfilled) - but again, Kickstarter is not a store. We are all micro-funders. Very often ventures that are funded are unsuccessful.

      I'm disappointed in how this project has progressed (since I believe[d] in it), but I also know/knew that there was a chance for nothing to come from it.

      Andy, thank you for keeping us updated. Happy holidays!

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      Creator Jerish Brown on December 17

      Thanks for the update, Andy! Can't wait to get mine.

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      Creator Daniel Amos on December 17

      You're helping no one here Edmund.

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      Creator Edmund Wong on December 17

      I highly doubt that mPrinter will be exchangeable for monetary refund, since if production really does resume after that lawsuit fiasco, Andy & wife would return to fulfilling the pledges from backers as per originally agreed during the project funding period.
      And before anyone goes on a rant again, there's nothing on Kickstarter that says backers can expect a refund if pledge-fulfillment resumes. And whatever arrangement that does happen has to be mutually agreed between backer and project creator (since obviously the creator initiates the refund anyway). Objectively speaking, as long as the rewards are shipped and arrives with the backer, all mPrinter LLC has to do now is repair their damaged reputation from the legal mess and come back to supporting their backers as originally intended.
      For what it's worth, it's good to finally see the whole project returning back to fulfillment mode, if true.

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      Creator Evaristo Ramos on December 17

      Thank you for the update Mr. Andy, please keep at it!

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      Creator JackAscii on December 16

      I also would simply like a refund instead of the printer. Can you refund my purchase Andy?

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      Creator Joe H on December 16

      Amazing how every update is always just a "few more weeks." Its been what? 3 months now that this transition has been in the works?

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      Creator Binoy Xavier Joy on December 16

      Not helping! Post something solid.

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      Creator Youngsuk Kim on December 16

      Boring~

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      Creator Daniel Amos on December 16

      Since you don't answer your emails I will ask here, can I have my refund already? I don't want an mprinter. Save yourself the effort and just give me my money back.

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