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Manufacturer JVC
Type Professional
Size 29"
TV Lines 700
Dot Pitch unknown
240p/480i Yes
480p No
720p No
1080i No
Vsync 50/60hz
Widescreen No
Composite Yes
S-Video Yes
Component Yes
Dimensions Width: 638 mm

Depth: 508 mm

Height: 493 mm
Weight 41.7 kg
Firmware unknown
Earliest Date unknown
Latest Date unknown
Standard Boards N/A
Optional Boards N/A
Service Manual TM-290ZE Service Manual
Service Bulletins N/A
Brochure TM-290ZE Brochure

The TM-290ZE is a color video monitor made by JVC. This monitor was intended as a broadcast monitor. It has a 29" picture tube.



The monitor supports 480i/240p and 576i/288p video resolutions for all video inputs. It contains one composite input (INPUT A), one input which can be switched between Composite video and S-Video (INPUT B) and one RGB input which supports RGBs and YPbPr (RGB COMPO.). The monitor also has an output for INPUT A.


The monitor contains a built in stereo audio amplifier which can be connected to two external speakers that have an impedance of 8 Ω - 16 Ω via the EXT SPK output. It amplifies the audio channel of the selected video input and outputs this through the external speakers. The monitor does not contain any internal speakers.


The power socket of the monitor requires 230 V AC, 50/60 Hz.


There are two external control terminals (EXT CONTROL) which can be connected to two external switches via a 3.5 mm stereo plug. The external control terminals can be used to power on/off the monitor, and to select an input. Furthermore the monitor contains one so called RGB Ys input which can be used to superimpose an analogue RGB signal on a video signal from INPUT A or INPUT B. This can be used for example to display an external subtitle video stream on top of a Composite video stream or S-Video stream.

Remote control unit

There is a remote control unit for the monitor which can be used as a TV remote. Additionally to the buttons which are on the side panel of the monitor itself, the remote control unit can also be used to degauss the monitor, mute the audio amplifier and enter the service menu.

Mounting rack

There is a rack mount for the monitor which can be used to mount the monitor into a rack.