Hey so this question keeps coming up. What is A9? Is A10 replacing A9?
Ok the answer is no. Absolutely no. A9 and A10 are different (but sister) product lines.
A9 (or Armature Nine) is what you can currently get on armaturenine.com which is a collection of customizable skeletal art manikins made of snap-fitted interchangeable parts.
A10 (or Armature Ten) is going to be what will be available on armatureten.com which will be a collection of 3D scanned dolls featuring a variety of body types in male and female forms.
Here’s a table to explain the differences
||Both use the same joint design
A10 will probably be available by the end of the year so it’s still something that’s under development. My last update shows a screenshot featuring the first two body types (10 year old girl and a 21 year old very petite woman).
I’ve been so busy working I haven’t had time to post updates recently so I apologize for that. Sales continue to roll in and it’s just me here printing and building armatures constantly. I’ve also been training for a dance competition coming up on Friday. So if anybody wants to see me ballroom dancing I’ll be at the Seattle Star ball competing in the pro/amateur category on Friday. I’m the amaterur, of course 🙂
Really thrilled to unveil what will soon become the future of A9. Introducing the 2017.7 version of Rider. I expect this to be available before the end of the month and for our entire website to change once again.
The hands couldn’t get smaller than this because of the space needed to fit the magnet. I hope people will be forgiving of the slightly oversized hands. If not, I may look into a more proportional hand but without a magnet. Feel free to post your thoughts via comment.
Slowly but surely… migrating all of Ranger’s content over to Rider. I expect these gripper hands to be online in a couple days
This is pretty sweet! Rider took an evolutionary step forward today. The treatment on the toe magnets is just like the new hands which means the tip of the toe is now also magnetic.
Just finished this one for a custom order that came in. It’s always fun to see the proportions people come up with. In case you’re wondering, custom orders don’t cost any more than regular orders. Just need to email a sketch and I’ll send you a comp for you to approve beforehand.
We ran an audit on our website through Alexa and here’s how we ranked. Not bad!
Here’s what each of these things means:
SEO: Is each page of your site valuable and unique?
Performance: Is your site as fast as it could be?
Security: Are you keeping yourself and your customers safe?
HTML Tags: Are you measuring your site and is your content easy to share?
Reputation: Does your site have enough links from outside sources?