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#686a96 Hex Color Code

#686a96 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686a96 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686a96 is comprised of 40.78% red, 41.57% green and 58.82% blue. In the HSL color space #686a96 has a hue of 237° (degrees), 18% saturation and 50% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 465.96 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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#686a96 linear gradient to complementary #989f5f

  1. #686a96
  2. #73728e
  3. #7c7b85
  4. #84847c
  5. #8b8d73
  6. #929669
  7. #989f5f

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #545681
  2. #5a5d88
  3. #61638f
  4. #686a96
  5. #6f719d
  6. #7677a4
  7. #7d7eac

Tones

  1. #686a96
  2. #6c6d92
  3. #71718e
  4. #75748b
  5. #787887
  6. #7c7b83
  7. #7f7f7f

Tints and Shades

#686a96 to white

  1. #686a96
  2. #8081a7
  3. #9999b8
  4. #b2b2ca
  5. #cbcbdb
  6. #e5e5ed
  7. #ffffff

#686a96 to black

  1. #686a96
  2. #56587b
  3. #454662
  4. #353649
  5. #252632
  6. #17161c
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4244 Evening Drama 90BB 19/267
      #646a98
      ΔE = 1.047 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. 4263 Amethyst Showers 08RB 19/308
      #6c689c
      ΔE = 2.756 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  2. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Wild Wisteria / PPG1170-6
      #686b93
      ΔE = 1.183 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  3. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Wild Wisteria / 345-6
      #686b93
      ΔE = 1.183 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  4. Glidden

    1. ★ Wild Wisteria / PPG1170-6
      #686b93
      ΔE = 1.183 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  5. KILZ

    1. ★ Blueberry Sauce / B721
      #646a94
      ΔE = 1.251 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. ★ Purple / B742
      #6a668f
      ΔE = 2.052 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  6. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2109 C
      #676d99
      ΔE = 1.327 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. ★ 7668 C
      #676e9f
      ΔE = 2.154 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  7. Caparol

    1. ★ 2202
      #646898
      ΔE = 1.403 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. 3613-R80B
      #606ca0
      ΔE = 2.872 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  8. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-40-5 Yearning
      #696890
      ΔE = 1.431 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. 2-39-5 Easter Bonnet
      #6a6ea1
      ΔE = 2.523 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  9. Brillux

    1. ★ 51.12.24
      #6a6990
      ΔE = 1.517 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  10. General Paint

    1. ★ Bite Me / CL 2446A
      #696690
      ΔE = 1.830 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. ★ Dinner Party / CL 2427A
      #606898
      ΔE = 1.975 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  11. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10712
      #66678e
      ΔE = 1.871 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  12. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Charcoal Wash / F30
      #666593
      ΔE = 1.980 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  13. Olympic

    1. ★ Purple Grapes B44-5
      #6e6c92
      ΔE = 2.053 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  14. Taubmans

    1. ★ Wild Violet / T10 37F-1
      #6a6d92
      ΔE = 2.181 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Magic Carpet / T12 36.G7
      #706790
      ΔE = 2.889 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  15. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Blue Batik R157B
      #6b709c
      ΔE = 2.294 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  16. Beckers

    1. Pärlhyacint 789 / S 5020-B
      #666699
      ΔE = 2.397 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  17. TRUMATCH

    1. 36-d5
      #646f9c
      ΔE = 2.519 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  18. Dulux

    1. Plush Velvet 4
      #68709f
      ΔE = 2.550 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. Amethyst Falls 4
      #736f9c
      ΔE = 2.922 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  19. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Exploring Purple 29-12
      #6a6da1
      ΔE = 2.561 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  20. Clark+Kensington

    1. Heirloom Jewels / 40C-7
      #696492
      ΔE = 2.600 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  21. Plascon

    1. Smoke Screen B6-E2-1
      #6c70a0
      ΔE = 2.618 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. Greybeard B7-E2-1
      #7070a0
      ΔE = 2.939 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  22. Sikkens

    1. W0.20.40
      #726a94
      ΔE = 2.645 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  23. Laura Ashley

    1. 1605 Lilac 5
      #6c658f
      ΔE = 2.662 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  24. Tollens

    1. T2095-2
      #726e9c
      ΔE = 2.670 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  25. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Forget-Me-Not - 6824
      #716998
      ΔE = 2.710 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  26. Scib Paints

    1. Mountain Vale / 7222
      #646b8f
      ΔE = 2.738 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  27. Vista Paint

    1. Mountain Vale
      #646b8f
      ΔE = 2.738 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  28. Berger

    1. Mountain Vale / 7222
      #646b8f
      ΔE = 2.738 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  29. Ford

    1. Silver Blue Mist
      #5d6593
      ΔE = 2.781 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  30. Behr

    1. 630D-6 Palace Purple
      #6c7095
      ΔE = 2.902 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  31. Bristol

    1. Wild Wisteria / P104-C6
      #696d8f
      ΔE = 2.975 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  32. Albany Paint

    1. Blueberry
      #6c6490
      ΔE = 2.985 / LRV ≈ 14.3%

#686a96 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686a96 foreground

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Andy Warhol
<p style="color: #686a96">…</p>

#686a96 background

There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #686a96">…</p>

#686a96 shadow

There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it.

Henry Moore
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686a96">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843030
Binary
01101000, 01101010, 10010110
Hexadecimal
#686a96
LRV
≈ 15.5%
Closest short hex
#669 ΔE = 2.255
RGB
rgb(104, 106, 150)
RGBA
rgba(104, 106, 150, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.289, g: 0.294, b: 0.417
RYB
red: 0.408%, yellow: 0.415%, blue: 0.588%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9934186 / 0xff686a96
HSL
hsl(237, 18%, 50%)
HSLA
hsla(237, 18%, 50%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 237° (237.391), saturation: 31% (0.307), value: 59% (0.588)
HSP
hue: 237.391, saturation: 30.667%, perceived brightness: 43.659%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.443, S: 28.425, L: 46.248
Cubehelix
H: -125.161, S: 0.323, L: 0.432
TSL
T: -2.847, S: 0.079, L: 0.433
CMYK
cyan: 31% (0.307), magenta: 29% (0.293), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 41% (0.412)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 41% (0.412)
XYZ
X: 16.367, Y: 15.453, Z: 30.969
xyY
x: 0.261, y: 0.246, Y: 15.453
CIELab
L: 46.248, a: 9.859, b: -24.203
CIELuv
L: 46.248, u: -3.543, v: -36.416
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 46.248, C: 26.134, H: 292.162
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 46.248, C: 36.588, H: 264.443
Hunter-Lab
L: 39.310, a: 5.525, b: -19.192
CIECAM02
J: 35.837, C: 30.026, h: 274.123, Q: 117.944, M: 26.257, s: 47.183, H: 318.706
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.254, jaune: -4.302, green: -0.287
LMS
L: 13.603, M: 14.904, S: 30.714
YCbCr
Y: 110.852, Cb: 147.612, Cr: 123.998
YCgCo
Y: 116.500, Cg: -10.500, Co: 14.500
YDbDr
Y: 110.418, Db: 59.552, Dr: 12.214
YPbPr
Y: 108.742, Pb: 22.230, Pr: -3.024
xvYCC
Y: 109.390, Cb: 147.528, Cr: 125.344
YIQ
Y: 110.418, I: -15.327, Q: 13.267
YUV
Y: 110.418, U: 19.479, V: -5.630
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/6 ΔE = 3.303
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 4.098

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