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Well, black and white aren't technicly called "colors".

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Q: Why is black and white TV is not color TV when black is color and also white is color?
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Black is color white is also a color but black and white is not a color TV. Why?

Neither black or white are actually colours. They aren't primary colours and you can't mix other colours to make them. So it's just a black and white TV. It becomes a colour TV when it, um, has colours.


Why is black and white TV is not colour TV when black is color and also white is color?

Because color TV uses ALL the colors, where as B&W tv only uses B&W


If black is a color white is a color then why is a black and white television not known as a color television?

Black and white are not colors; black is the combination of all colors and white is the absence of color. Color television has all the colors (red, orange, etc.), while black-and-white television is just in black, white, and gray.Correction: Black and white are not colours, they're shades. So a black and white tv is a not a colour tv.black and white are shades. Any colour that is not in the rainbow, such as pink, black and white are in fact not colours, but shades.


Was Batman on TV in color or black and white?

It was broadcast in Color although if you still had a black and white TV in 1966 to 1968, it was of course in black and white.


Why were TVs in black and white?

TVs were black and white because they had not invented color yet! ;)


If black and white are colors why is a black and white tv not a color tv?

Black and white are colors, but technically both can be the absence of color, or the total combination of colors. B&W television used shades of gray (although that might also qualify as a color). The term "color TV" means a "full spectrum of colors" rather than simply grays.


Why was tv in black and white?

It was originally developed in black and white because that is technologically simpler than a color television.


What was color television first used?

black and white


Why did some TV series in the 1960's start out in black and white and then change to color?

They started out in black and white because at the time color TV was expensive.


When were black and white television shows discontinued?

Black and white television were broadcast in this manner due to that fact that television sets could not display color versions. By the mid 1970s most television sets were color models and therefore black and white shows were discontinued.


How could you see Oz in color on a Black and White TV in the 1960's?

You couldn't! The first bit of the film was done when there was only black and white tv and the second when color came out.


Difference between color TV and black and white TV?

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