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#686a7c Hex Color Code

#686a7c Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686a7c is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686a7c is comprised of 40.78% red, 41.57% green and 48.63% blue. In the HSL color space #686a7c has a hue of 234° (degrees), 9% saturation and 45% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 468.49 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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#686a7c linear gradient to complementary #7d7c67

  1. #686a7c
  2. #6c6d79
  3. #707075
  4. #737372
  5. #77766e
  6. #7a796b
  7. #7d7c67

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #555768
  2. #5b5d6f
  3. #626475
  4. #686a7c
  5. #6f7183
  6. #75778a
  7. #7c7e90

Tints and Shades

#686a7c to white

  1. #686a7c
  2. #808191
  3. #9899a6
  4. #b1b2bb
  5. #cacbd2
  6. #e4e5e8
  7. #ffffff

#686a7c to black

  1. #686a7c
  2. #565866
  3. #454652
  4. #35363e
  5. #25262b
  6. #161619
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Gray
      #6b6a7c
      ΔE = 1.018 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. Heather
      #60687f
      ΔE = 2.834 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  2. Peintures MF

    1. ★ DD431-5
      #656b7f
      ΔE = 1.433 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. CD354-5
      #676c84
      ΔE = 2.599 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  3. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 663
      #68677a
      ΔE = 1.443 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. ★ 653
      #6b6779
      ΔE = 2.114 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  4. Brillux

    1. ★ 51.06.24
      #666777
      ΔE = 1.454 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. 51.09.24
      #676881
      ΔE = 2.934 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  5. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4268 Pinot Noir 10RB 17/122
      #6b687b
      ΔE = 1.756 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Regency 70BB 19/098
      #6a7080
      ΔE = 2.612 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  6. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 18-3910 TCX
      #626879
      ΔE = 1.824 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. ★ 18-3910 TPG
      #61697a
      ΔE = 2.228 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  7. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Flirty Fran / KM3095-3
      #62697d
      ΔE = 1.854 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. Purple Pansies / KM3047-3
      #716c7d
      ΔE = 2.721 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  8. General Paint

    1. ★ Space Cadet / CL 2406A
      #6b6b81
      ΔE = 1.901 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  9. Duron

    1. ★ Granite Peak
      #636b7e
      ΔE = 1.902 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  10. Taubmans

    1. ★ Great Grape / T12 39.G10
      #6d6e82
      ΔE = 1.955 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
    2. Purple Orient / T08 97-4
      #6f6b7f
      ΔE = 2.359 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  11. Bristol

    1. ★ Great Grape / P101-C6
      #6d6e82
      ΔE = 1.955 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  12. Sto

    1. ★ 34331
      #6c6e7d
      ΔE = 1.960 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  13. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 5-41-5 Sedona Shadow
      #6c687a
      ΔE = 2.012 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. 5-42-5 Grecian Gery
      #706c7f
      ΔE = 2.429 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  14. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Fountain Blue / NP N 1968 D
      #676e81
      ΔE = 2.021 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Silent Solace / NP PB 1464 D
      #6a6880
      ΔE = 2.838 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  15. Ford

    1. ★ Medium Graphite
      #686676
      ΔE = 2.023 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. ★ Steel Gray
      #686f82
      ΔE = 2.289 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  16. CIL

    1. ★ Arden Forge
      #676a77
      ΔE = 2.100 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  17. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Graphite / 331
      #656579
      ΔE = 2.117 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  18. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5936 - Prune Juice
      #656579
      ΔE = 2.117 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  19. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Purple Funk R183B
      #616879
      ΔE = 2.120 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  20. Glidden

    1. ★ Old Mill Blue / PPG1171-6
      #6e6f82
      ΔE = 2.185 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
    2. Great Grape / PPG1169-6
      #6b6d85
      ΔE = 2.766 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  21. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Old Mill Blue / PPG1171-6
      #6e6f82
      ΔE = 2.185 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
    2. Great Grape / PPG1169-6
      #6b6d85
      ΔE = 2.766 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  22. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7190 - Vintage Velvet
      #66667c
      ΔE = 2.255 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. 7182 - Purple Pansies
      #686574
      ΔE = 2.633 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  23. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6453
      #626675
      ΔE = 2.360 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  24. Olympic

    1. Great Grape C45-5
      #686e84
      ΔE = 2.374 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  25. Dulux

    1. Brooklyn Nights 2
      #6f6c81
      ΔE = 2.446 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  26. Behr

    1. Winter Sky FF60-2
      #676f80
      ΔE = 2.533 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  27. Vista Paint

    1. Purple Pansies
      #6b6678
      ΔE = 2.546 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  28. Scib Paints

    1. Purpel pansy / 7182
      #6b6678
      ΔE = 2.546 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  29. Berger

    1. Purpel pansy / 7182
      #6b6678
      ΔE = 2.546 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  30. Porter Paints

    1. Alley Cat / 545-6
      #656874
      ΔE = 2.705 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Great Grape / 445-6
      #6b6d85
      ΔE = 2.766 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  31. Clark+Kensington

    1. Guided Hike / 41A-4
      #716c7f
      ΔE = 2.749 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  32. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10702
      #6c7184
      ΔE = 2.784 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  33. Sikkens

    1. W0.10.40
      #706b80
      ΔE = 2.834 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  34. Crown Paint

    1. Etoile
      #5e677b
      ΔE = 2.834 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. New York
      #6e6e7a
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  35. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Vintage Velvet / 7190
      #6f7085
      ΔE = 2.862 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  36. Caparol

    1. 45/19
      #606474
      ΔE = 2.871 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Basalt 12
      #686474
      ΔE = 2.914 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  37. Resene

    1. Comet B53-018-282
      #636373
      ΔE = 2.909 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
  38. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 6010-R50B
      #6e6b77
      ΔE = 2.976 / LRV ≈ 15.2%

#686a7c HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686a7c foreground

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.

Robert Hughes
<p style="color: #686a7c">…</p>

#686a7c background

Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.

Rene Magritte
<p style="background-color: #686a7c">…</p>

#686a7c shadow

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Andy Warhol
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686a7c">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843004
Binary
01101000, 01101010, 01111100
Hexadecimal
#686a7c
LRV
≈ 14.7%
Closest short hex
#667 ΔE = 1.662
RGB
rgb(104, 106, 124)
RGBA
rgba(104, 106, 124, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.311, g: 0.317, b: 0.371
RYB
red: 0.408%, yellow: 0.415%, blue: 0.486%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9934212 / 0xff686a7c
HSL
hsl(234, 9%, 45%)
HSLA
hsla(234, 9%, 45%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 234° (234.000), saturation: 16% (0.161), value: 49% (0.486)
HSP
hue: 234.000, saturation: 16.129%, perceived brightness: 42.204%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 261.926, S: 11.375, L: 45.229
Cubehelix
H: -128.065, S: 0.137, L: 0.421
TSL
T: -2.705, S: 0.036, L: 0.421
CMYK
cyan: 16% (0.161), magenta: 15% (0.145), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 51% (0.514)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 51% (0.514)
XYZ
X: 14.500, Y: 14.706, Z: 21.140
xyY
x: 0.288, y: 0.292, Y: 14.706
CIELab
L: 45.229, a: 3.248, b: -10.241
CIELuv
L: 45.229, u: -2.081, v: -14.671
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 45.229, C: 10.744, H: 287.596
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 45.229, C: 14.817, H: 261.926
Hunter-Lab
L: 38.349, a: 0.384, b: -5.839
CIECAM02
J: 34.947, C: 14.667, h: 270.797, Q: 116.470, M: 12.826, s: 33.185, H: 316.863
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.154, jaune: -1.842, green: 0.027
LMS
L: 13.510, M: 14.890, S: 21.032
YCbCr
Y: 108.304, Cb: 136.198, Cr: 125.844
YCgCo
Y: 110.000, Cg: -4.000, Co: 21.000
YDbDr
Y: 107.454, Db: 24.894, Dr: 6.572
YPbPr
Y: 106.870, Pb: 9.230, Pr: -1.828
xvYCC
Y: 107.782, Cb: 136.108, Cr: 126.394
YIQ
Y: 107.454, I: -6.974, Q: 5.178
YUV
Y: 107.454, U: 8.143, V: -3.030
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/2 ΔE = 3.827
Brand Color
Instagram ΔE = 9.473

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