If you definitely want an Iyonix 2 then perhaps now would be the time to let Castle know.
The newsgroups have come up with some interesting possibilities for future RISC OS projects and development. Ceasing production of Iyonix wasn't very surprising personally nor the big tragedy it might be painted as. It's been in production a long time now and it now appears to instigates the next era. The Iyonix mk.1 has given its share and will no doubt continue to for some considerable time yet. Meanwhile lets move onwards.