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Pantone / PMS 426 U / #686869 Hex Color Code

#686869 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686869 is a shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #686869 is comprised of 40.78% red, 40.78% green and 41.18% blue. In the HSL color space #686869 has a hue of 240° (degrees), 0% saturation and 41% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 464.21 nm.

Color Variations

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #555556
  2. #5c5c5c
  3. #626263
  4. #686869
  5. #6e6e6f
  6. #757576
  7. #7b7b7c

Tints and Shades

#686869 to white

  1. #686869
  2. #7f7f80
  3. #989898
  4. #b0b0b1
  5. #cacaca
  6. #e4e4e4
  7. #ffffff

#686869 to black

  1. #686869
  2. #565657
  3. #454546
  4. #353535
  5. #252525
  6. #161616
  7. #000000

Paints

Exact Matching Paints

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  1. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Empirical Grey R206B
      #676768
      ΔE = 0.407 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. ★ Grey Shingle X98R215B
      #64696c
      ΔE = 2.266 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  2. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 5502-B
      #686768
      ΔE = 0.518 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. S 5005-R80B
      #6e6d71
      ΔE = 2.829 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  3. Brillux

    1. ★ 99.00.45
      #696a6b
      ΔE = 0.831 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. 78.01.24
      #626665
      ΔE = 2.359 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  4. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Dark Gray
      #67696a
      ΔE = 0.838 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  5. Krylon

    1. ★ Classic Gray
      #666666
      ΔE = 1.026 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. Smoke Gray
      #636969
      ΔE = 2.477 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  6. Marston & Langinger

    1. ★ Lead Grey
      #666666
      ΔE = 1.026 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  7. Beckers

    1. ★ Stål 516 / S 6000-N
      #666666
      ΔE = 1.026 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  8. Ford

    1. ★ Dark Titanium
      #68686b
      ΔE = 1.167 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. ★ Temple Gray
      #6b6b6b
      ΔE = 1.323 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  9. Resene

    1. ★ Scarpa Flow N55-002-289
      #6b6a6c
      ΔE = 1.168 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Scorpion N52-006-333
      #6a6466
      ΔE = 2.734 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  10. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Graphite 50BG 17/016
      #66696a
      ΔE = 1.211 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. ★ Intercoastal 30BB 16/031
      #64686b
      ΔE = 1.965 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  11. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Knapped Flint / KM3831-3
      #686968
      ΔE = 1.285 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. ★ Dark Shadows / KM3823-3
      #686664
      ΔE = 2.080 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  12. Behr

    1. ★ Parrot Gray PPOC-56
      #696b6c
      ΔE = 1.318 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. ★ DP-388 Santa Fe Grey
      #626767
      ΔE = 2.270 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  13. Levis

    1. ★ Clear Grey B60
      #676a6b
      ΔE = 1.323 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. Shady Brown A60
      #6e6867
      ΔE = 2.756 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  14. Fender

    1. ★ 14 / Flat Charcoal
      #656565
      ΔE = 1.382 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  15. Peintures MF

    1. ★ BD207-4
      #6a6a69
      ΔE = 1.403 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  16. Sikkens

    1. ★ SN.02.37
      #676a6a
      ΔE = 1.453 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. ★ ON.00.40
      #6c6c6b
      ΔE = 1.959 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  17. Dulux

    1. ★ Stormy Retreat
      #666665
      ΔE = 1.474 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  18. Tollens

    1. ★ T2135-2
      #646767
      ΔE = 1.525 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. UC028 Gris Queens
      #62686a
      ΔE = 2.475 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  19. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Pointed Rock / 324
      #646767
      ΔE = 1.525 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. ★ Boat Anchor / 383
      #6c6b6a
      ΔE = 1.761 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  20. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 6363 - Pointed Rock
      #646767
      ΔE = 1.525 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. Gropius Gray
      #646461
      ΔE = 2.948 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  21. Rodda Paint

    1. ★ Polished Pewter H148
      #646869
      ΔE = 1.634 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  22. Colortrend

    1. ★ Polished Pewter
      #646869
      ΔE = 1.634 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. ★ Isobar
      #666968
      ΔE = 1.710 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  23. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Steel Wool 33-14
      #6b6b6a
      ΔE = 1.656 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Gettysburg 29-20
      #6d6b68
      ΔE = 2.788 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  24. Caparol

    1. ★ 55 3 104 / Mai 10
      #6c6c6c
      ΔE = 1.695 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  25. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Prestige Shine / E27
      #6c6c6c
      ΔE = 1.695 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  26. Ralph Lauren

    1. ★ Bleecker / RLUL224
      #666968
      ΔE = 1.710 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  27. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 8231 - Last Light
      #6b686b
      ΔE = 1.715 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
    2. 8287 - Grafton Grey
      #616666
      ΔE = 2.457 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  28. AMC

    1. ★ Newport Gray
      #646665
      ΔE = 1.789 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Charcoal
      #69696f
      ΔE = 2.961 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  29. Jotun

    1. ★ 9925 / Bergknatt
      #696967
      ΔE = 1.801 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
    2. 4172 / Graphit
      #686c70
      ΔE = 2.689 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  30. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Zen Retreat / 0535
      #646564
      ΔE = 1.863 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Greybeard / 0528
      #6a6e70
      ΔE = 2.697 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  31. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Stormy Sky / 1616
      #636669
      ΔE = 1.940 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Trout Gray / 2124-20
      #6a6e71
      ΔE = 2.887 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  32. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 26122
      #6d6a69
      ΔE = 1.972 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  33. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 4985
      #656364
      ΔE = 2.038 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
    2. 4991
      #606265
      ΔE = 2.930 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  34. Farrow & Ball

    1. ★ Down Pipe / 26
      #6d6d6d
      ΔE = 2.079 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  35. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Grafton Grey / 8287
      #63686a
      ΔE = 2.090 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Last Light / 8231
      #6f6b6f
      ΔE = 2.889 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  36. Berger

    1. ★ Grafton Grey / 8287
      #63686a
      ΔE = 2.090 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Last Light / 8231
      #6f6b6f
      ΔE = 2.889 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  37. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Grafton Grey
      #63686a
      ΔE = 2.090 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Last Light
      #6f6b6f
      ΔE = 2.889 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  38. Taubmans

    1. ★ Private Jet / T12 8.E12
      #6a6d6e
      ΔE = 2.136 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Ink Well / T172-7
      #636569
      ΔE = 2.319 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  39. Crown Paint

    1. ★ 1952 Grey
      #626568
      ΔE = 2.183 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. White Dark
      #6d6e6d
      ΔE = 2.605 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  40. Sigma

    1. ★ Warm Red / S 6502-R
      #6e6c6b
      ΔE = 2.246 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. ★ Mineral Grey / S 7000-N
      #646765
      ΔE = 2.296 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  41. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Art Deco / 10RB 14/049
      #6c696d
      ΔE = 2.257 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Grey Tabby / 00NN 16/000
      #6c6a67
      ΔE = 2.630 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  42. Olympic

    1. Cracked State D44-5
      #686569
      ΔE = 2.313 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. Gibraltar Gray D31-5
      #6e6967
      ΔE = 2.797 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  43. Duron

    1. Roycroft Pewter
      #696d6e
      ΔE = 2.317 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Grizzle Gray
      #626262
      ΔE = 2.550 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  44. General Paint

    1. Lead / CL 3175A
      #6c6c6a
      ΔE = 2.340 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Chatterbox / CL 3196D
      #6f6b6d
      ΔE = 2.340 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  45. Focoltone

    1. 6058
      #68676c
      ΔE = 2.383 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  46. Graham & Brown

    1. Harold's Grey
      #6b6c70
      ΔE = 2.404 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  47. Pantone / PMS

    1. Cool Grey 11
      #666366
      ΔE = 2.418 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. 7540
      #706e70
      ΔE = 2.809 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  48. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Web Gray - 7075
      #616669
      ΔE = 2.563 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. Roycroft Pewter - 2848
      #616564
      ΔE = 2.596 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
  49. Chrysler

    1. Charcoal Gray
      #6a6e6f
      ΔE = 2.624 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. Charcoal Gray
      #69696f
      ΔE = 2.961 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  50. Nippon Paint

    1. Turned Earth / NP N 1919 D
      #666263
      ΔE = 2.662 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
  51. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Dark Shadows / 8294
      #666562
      ΔE = 2.707 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
    2. Charcoal Shadow / 8286
      #5f6364
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
  52. Laura Ashley

    1. 1616 Chimney Sweep
      #6f6f6f
      ΔE = 2.861 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  53. British Standard

    1. BS381 638 - Dark sea grey
      #676c70
      ΔE = 2.888 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. BS 4800 10 A 11 - Charcoal grey / Storm / Rhino
      #696864
      ΔE = 2.968 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  54. Model Master

    1. Model Master 28121
      #616163
      ΔE = 2.896 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  55. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Gibraltar Gray 530-6
      #6f6a68
      ΔE = 2.930 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Cracked Slate 540-6
      #69656a
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  56. Porter Paints

    1. Gibraltar Gray / 530-6
      #6f6a68
      ΔE = 2.930 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Cracked Slate / 540-6
      #69656a
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  57. Albany Paint

    1. Raven Grey
      #676763
      ΔE = 3.000 / LRV ≈ 13.5%

#686869 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686869 foreground

Art must be an expression of love or it is nothing.

Marc Chagall
<p style="color: #686869">…</p>

#686869 background

The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep.

Paul Strand
<p style="background-color: #686869">…</p>

#686869 shadow

The emotions are sometimes so strong that I work without knowing it. The strokes come like speech.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686869">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6842473
Binary
01101000, 01101000, 01101001
Hexadecimal
#686869
LRV
≈ 13.9%
Closest short hex
#666 ΔE = 1.035
RGB
rgb(104, 104, 105)
RGBA
rgba(104, 104, 105, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.332, g: 0.332, b: 0.335
RYB
red: 0.408%, yellow: 0.408%, blue: 0.412%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9934743 / 0xff686869
HSL
hsl(240, 0%, 41%)
HSLA
hsla(240, 0%, 41%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 240° (240.000), saturation: 1% (0.010), value: 41% (0.412)
HSP
hue: 240.000, saturation: 0.952%, perceived brightness: 40.829%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 265.872, S: 0.593, L: 44.037
Cubehelix
H: -123.058, S: 0.007, L: 0.408
TSL
T: -2.951, S: 0.002, L: 0.408
CMYK
cyan: 1% (0.010), magenta: 1% (0.010), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 59% (0.588)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 59% (0.592), yellow: 59% (0.588)
XYZ
X: 13.209, Y: 13.864, Z: 15.342
xyY
x: 0.311, y: 0.327, Y: 13.864
CIELab
L: 44.037, a: 0.207, b: -0.561
CIELuv
L: 44.037, u: -0.056, v: -0.775
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 44.037, C: 0.598, H: 290.260
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 44.037, C: 0.777, H: 265.872
Hunter-Lab
L: 37.234, a: -1.837, b: 1.634
CIECAM02
J: 33.892, C: 1.909, h: 241.427, Q: 114.699, M: 1.670, s: 12.065, H: 301.838
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.085, jaune: -0.202, green: 0.170
LMS
L: 13.144, M: 14.333, S: 15.315
YCbCr
Y: 105.434, Cb: 128.439, Cr: 127.929
YCgCo
Y: 104.250, Cg: -0.250, Co: 25.750
YDbDr
Y: 104.114, Db: 1.333, Dr: 0.217
YPbPr
Y: 104.072, Pb: 0.500, Pr: -0.046
xvYCC
Y: 105.379, Cb: 128.439, Cr: 127.960
YIQ
Y: 104.114, I: -0.321, Q: 0.311
YUV
Y: 104.114, U: 0.437, V: -0.100
Munsell Color System
5PB 4/1 ΔE = 3.381
Brand Color
Deviantart ΔE = 10.039

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