While some Bitcoiners on Butterfly Labs’ forum welcomed the news, many others are expressing skepticism or frustration in light of the Kansas-based company’s lengthy delays in fulfilling orders for ASIC mining devices.
Butterfly Labs announced late last month that it was starting to ship its ASIC products, which were originally announced in June of 2012.
Following Butterfly Labs’ latest announcement about bulk sales of chips, a number of commenters have taken to reddit and the Bitcoin Forum to voice their concerns.
“They better f…ing ship all of the preorders first,” wrote redditor a1088245se.
“Maybe I should have seen this coming,” noted redditor _nightengale_. “So they’ve not yet shipped 1% of products they started accepting payment for 11 months ago, and now they’re going to try to flood the market with chips, maybe even before they finish their backlog, who knows?” - Read more here: http://www.coindesk.com/butterfly-labs-says-bulk-chip-sales-to-start-soon