Can we get some keycaps with Chinese Zhuyin (Bopomofo)?

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I've seen a lot of caps with Japanese hiragana legends lately, but rarely ever do I stumble upon any with Chinese Zhuyin. For those who don't know Zhuyin is one of the phonetic alphabets used to type Chinese characters, today it's mainly used in Taiwan, but many older generation Mainlander Chinese use it or at least know it as well. Here's an image of a Zhuyin keycap set I found online, I think it's from zFrontier's GMK Zhuyin.
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I know that there probably isn't a wide audience for Zhuyin as an input method, as Taiwan is the only place I know that still teaches Zhuyin in schools and China has ditched Zhuyin in favour of Pinyin - a Romanised system. However, I do believe that the legends on keycaps should be more than just linguistical symbols that help you type, but also decorations that serve cosmetic purposes to make the board more unique and even reinforce a sense of identity to its user. I personally find them really intriguing and I think they look really neat on keycaps, sadly they are quite difficult to come by outside of Taiwan, and when I do find them, there are usually very few options available. I feel like Zhuyin is underappreciated and it definitely deserves some love and attention from manufacturers and enthusiasts alike. Does anyone else want to see more Zhuyin keycaps? Does anyone else hope more manufacturers would include a Zhuyin option in their set?
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Feb 13, 2021
So good
Beleg__Strongbow
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Dec 17, 2020
definitely agree, and would love to see more zhuyin keycaps on the market. just saying though, they don't work on a 40% lol. the picture posted there is missing a whole row of symbols.
jacky_peng
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Aug 22, 2020
China not use Zhuyin
orim23
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Aug 14, 2020
Glendelhsu4619
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Aug 13, 2020
Kat monochrome in an upcoming groupbuy is offering a set of alpha in zhuyin. Check tx keyboards.
michaelshun
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Aug 2, 2020
Zhuyin is still standard in kindergarten and elementary education in Taiwan, but for the working people, most typing is done on other methods which are faster and more efficient. I think it's safe to say that most zhuyin usage online these days are done by kids or older people who do not want to learn or memorize cangjie or other brands. I also would like to note that it's very rare to see a keycap with solely English letter along with Zhuyin in Taiwan. The normal keyboards sold in Taiwan usually come with 3 other input lettering, such as shown in the attached picture below:
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I might be wrong, but I honestly have never seen a keyboard with just English letter with Zhuyin until I came abroad. -- As for my own opinion, I think just like the population in Taiwan vs the world, the demand is so small that it's hard to justify for drop to carry any zhuyin products. As you may have seen, the demand for zhuyin input is little even within the working adults in Taiwan, and most people who have mastered the zhuyin input have already got the board memorized, just like those who type frequently on any keyboards using their preferred inputs. I think if you would like to see more zhuyin input boards, practical or aesthetic reasons aside, you are probably the niche of the niche and should try visit sites like mechanical keyboards or kprepublic or go straight to its source-taiwanese keycap manufacturers-such as Tai Hao or Ducky. -- On another note, I think the reason for the high interest in Japanese keycaps is also contributed partly by the export of its culture through various media outlets, such as music, dramas, anime, etc. With the rising popularity of Kpop and Korean dramas, I believe hangul keycaps will soon be on the rise as well. If you would like to see more Zhuyin keyboards, maybe we need to see a rise in cultural export from Taiwan first. Just food for thought.
michaelshun
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Apr 9, 2021
keycaps with ONLY English letters and Zhuyin though? I've never seen those aside from the apple magic keyboards.
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Royl0406
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May 10, 2021
Ducky has keyboards with ONLY English letters and Zhuyin. Got one myself, it's the Ducky One 2 RGB TKL keyboard.
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konkymonky
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Aug 5, 2020
I own the kprepublic set and enjoy them a lot! They aren't the most spectacular colorway, but I enjoy the nostalgia of Zhuyin as it is how I first learned to read Chinese.
Linkbane
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Aug 1, 2020
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Zhuyin isn't even standard in Taiwan anymore, they adopted normal Pinyin from the mainland. I'm sure some non-Chinese people do ascribe to your logic of having functionally meaningless, purely aesthetic prints on keycaps, but I don't. The Zhuyin alphabet is, to put it mildly, ugly. Actually having characters a la Wubi/Cangjie prints is both more useful (used much more commonly by non-Mandarin speakers) and better looking.
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Aug 16, 2020
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Aug 18, 2020
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thlin
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Jul 31, 2020
Funny because as Taiwanese I avoid zhuyin printed keycaps like plague. I can see the exoticness, so to speak, in them if you didn't grow up with them though. Kinda like those Japanese kana printed one.
Tomcorsnet
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Aug 9, 2020
Interesting, also as Taiwanese I picked up a custom set of ISO Zhuyin keycaps for my build the the last time I was there. I'm always somewhat disappointed to see only kana and Cyrillic options here, and only in ANSI.
tuvietnamm
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Jul 31, 2020
Can i ask what board is yours?
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