What features will the marketplace have? Will it have any special features, aside from being able to place an item, like a custom expansion card, on sale?
We’ll be announcing more as we stand up the Marketplace, but overall we want it to be as easy as possible for people looking to buy parts and products to find ones that are compatible with their system, and for people making and selling parts to be able to reach the customers interested in what they have. Because this is the same e-commerce system the Framework Laptop itself is sold through, we’ll make it easy to filter by compatibility to what you already own.
When will the marketplace be implemented?
Hopefully soon. I thought it would be open by the time the laptops shipped. Otherwise I would have ordered more cards.
If you need more expansion cards just contact customer service, they will get an order processed for you.
@nrp Any dates you can give us I’m sure many of us are eagerly waiting to hand you more money
In progress! We want to make sure to get it right.
@nrp Will it come before September 22? (last day of summer) I ask because on the support page, it says “Replacement and upgrade parts will be available for sale on the Framework Marketplace starting in Summer 2021”
That is still our target. We are able to manually issue orders for replacement parts or additional Expansion Card through the Support form until then.
Oh! That’s less than a week away! I can’t wait to see what other bezel colors might be offered!
Please don’t block ordering something that isn’t compat, but just give a strong warning. Otherwise you close off some legit use cases (gift buying, partners, SMEs, etc).
I was wondering why September 22nd kept being mentioned… We won’t have it live by then, as we’re working through the last bits of polish, but not long after.
Will the Oversized Ethernet card be ready when the marketplace launches soon? Any estimate?
I’m eagerly awaiting the marketplace, can’t wait to see it! That and I want to buy more expansion cards, lol
Yes we’re all excited to see the marketplace. Any word on some dates?
@nrp said “this month” in an interview I just watched. He also mentioned $40-$50 for a keyboard (skip to 28:22).
Looking very good so far
I’m already making a shopping list, such as another USB-A expansion card, HDMI (µ-HDMI, when available), and can’t wait to see what color bezels make it to the marketplace!
“Micro”-HDMI… that’s great!
Is it Still this month?
Well, it isn’t September anymore. Also not summer anymore.
@nrp: It’s time for an update. I think most of us can deal with a delay if we’d know how long and why.
In my case: it doesn’t really matter since EU shipping isn’t there yet anyway. But I’d still like to know what to expect.