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#686b7d Hex Color Code

#686b7d Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686b7d is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686b7d is comprised of 40.78% red, 41.96% green and 49.02% blue. In the HSL color space #686b7d has a hue of 231° (degrees), 9% saturation and 45% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 470.22 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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#686b7d linear gradient to complementary #7d7c68

  1. #686b7d
  2. #6c6e7a
  3. #707176
  4. #737373
  5. #77766f
  6. #7a796c
  7. #7d7c68

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #555869
  2. #5b5e70
  3. #616476
  4. #686b7d
  5. #6f7284
  6. #75788b
  7. #7c7f92

Tints and Shades

#686b7d to white

  1. #686b7d
  2. #808291
  3. #989aa6
  4. #b1b2bc
  5. #cacbd2
  6. #e4e5e8
  7. #ffffff

#686b7d to black

  1. #686b7d
  2. #565967
  3. #454752
  4. #35363e
  5. #25262b
  6. #161719
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Peintures MF

    1. ★ DD431-5
      #656b7f
      ΔE = 1.183 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. CD354-5
      #676c84
      ΔE = 2.463 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  2. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Gray
      #6b6a7c
      ΔE = 1.315 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. Heather
      #60687f
      ΔE = 2.813 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  3. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Fountain Blue / NP N 1968 D
      #676e81
      ΔE = 1.574 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. ★ Passing By / NP N 1961 D
      #6c6f7e
      ΔE = 1.960 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  4. Duron

    1. ★ Granite Peak
      #636b7e
      ΔE = 1.623 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Gibraltar
      #6b717f
      ΔE = 2.898 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  5. Sto

    1. ★ 34331
      #6c6e7d
      ΔE = 1.725 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  6. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Flirty Fran / KM3095-3
      #62697d
      ΔE = 1.775 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. Purple Pansies / KM3047-3
      #716c7d
      ΔE = 2.866 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  7. Bristol

    1. ★ Great Grape / P101-C6
      #6d6e82
      ΔE = 1.781 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  8. Taubmans

    1. ★ Great Grape / T12 39.G10
      #6d6e82
      ΔE = 1.781 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
    2. Old Mill Blue / T12 39.G11
      #727081
      ΔE = 2.921 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  9. Brillux

    1. ★ 51.06.24
      #666777
      ΔE = 1.802 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  10. Ford

    1. ★ Steel Gray
      #686f82
      ΔE = 1.837 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Medium Graphite
      #686676
      ΔE = 2.445 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  11. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 18-3910 TCX
      #626879
      ΔE = 1.846 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. ★ 18-3910 TPG
      #61697a
      ΔE = 2.113 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  12. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 663
      #68677a
      ΔE = 1.890 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. 811
      #606a79
      ΔE = 2.941 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  13. Glidden

    1. ★ Old Mill Blue / PPG1171-6
      #6e6f82
      ΔE = 1.964 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
    2. Alley Cat / PPG1043-6
      #656874
      ΔE = 2.795 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  14. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Old Mill Blue / 544-6
      #6e6f82
      ΔE = 1.964 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
    2. Alley Cat / 545-6
      #656874
      ΔE = 2.795 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  15. General Paint

    1. ★ Space Cadet / CL 2406A
      #6b6b81
      ΔE = 1.983 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  16. Olympic

    1. ★ Great Grape C45-5
      #686e84
      ΔE = 2.059 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  17. Behr

    1. ★ Winter Sky FF60-2
      #676f80
      ΔE = 2.088 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  18. CIL

    1. ★ Arden Forge
      #676a77
      ΔE = 2.097 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  19. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Purple Funk R183B
      #616879
      ΔE = 2.101 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. Soul Sister X85R181B
      #717183
      ΔE = 2.830 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  20. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Regency 70BB 19/098
      #6a7080
      ΔE = 2.193 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. ★ 4191 First Class 50BB 17/096
      #636b7a
      ΔE = 2.238 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  21. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10702
      #6c7184
      ΔE = 2.384 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  22. Brighto Paints

    1. 5-41-5 Sedona Shadow
      #6c687a
      ΔE = 2.399 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. 5-42-5 Grecian Gery
      #706c7f
      ΔE = 2.562 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  23. California Paints

    1. DE 5936 - Prune Juice
      #656579
      ΔE = 2.520 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  24. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Graphite / 331
      #656579
      ΔE = 2.520 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  25. Caparol

    1. 4235
      #707080
      ΔE = 2.522 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. 702Neu
      #646474
      ΔE = 2.912 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  26. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6453
      #626675
      ΔE = 2.543 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  27. Dulux

    1. Brooklyn Nights 2
      #6f6c81
      ΔE = 2.550 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  28. Coronado Paint

    1. 7190 - Vintage Velvet
      #66667c
      ΔE = 2.592 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  29. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Vintage Velvet / 7190
      #6f7085
      ΔE = 2.653 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
    2. Flirty Fran / 7230
      #626e7f
      ΔE = 2.986 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  30. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Great Grape / PPG1169-6
      #6b6d85
      ΔE = 2.676 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. Alley Cat / PPG1043-6
      #656874
      ΔE = 2.795 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  31. Sikkens

    1. U0.10.40
      #666f7e
      ΔE = 2.683 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  32. Benjamin Moore

    1. Amethyst Shadow / 1441
      #6f7283
      ΔE = 2.817 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  33. Crown Paint

    1. Etoile
      #5e677b
      ΔE = 2.821 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. New York
      #6e6e7a
      ΔE = 2.853 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  34. Crayola

    1. Dolphin Gray
      #6f7285
      ΔE = 2.862 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  35. Sico

    1. 6172-63 Dark Rachmaninoff
      #677184
      ΔE = 2.882 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  36. Clark+Kensington

    1. Guided Hike / 41A-4
      #716c7f
      ΔE = 2.895 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  37. Vista Paint

    1. Purple Pansies
      #6b6678
      ΔE = 2.979 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  38. Scib Paints

    1. Purpel pansy / 7182
      #6b6678
      ΔE = 2.979 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  39. Berger

    1. Purpel pansy / 7182
      #6b6678
      ΔE = 2.979 / LRV ≈ 14.0%

#686b7d HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686b7d foreground

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.

James McNeill Whistler
<p style="color: #686b7d">…</p>

#686b7d background

An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it.

Paul Valéry
<p style="background-color: #686b7d">…</p>

#686b7d shadow

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686b7d">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843261
Binary
01101000, 01101011, 01111101
Hexadecimal
#686b7d
LRV
≈ 14.9%
Closest short hex
#667 ΔE = 2.083
RGB
rgb(104, 107, 125)
RGBA
rgba(104, 107, 125, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.310, g: 0.318, b: 0.372
RYB
red: 0.408%, yellow: 0.418%, blue: 0.490%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9933955 / 0xff686b7d
HSL
hsl(231, 9%, 45%)
HSLA
hsla(231, 9%, 45%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 231° (231.429), saturation: 17% (0.168), value: 49% (0.490)
HSP
hue: 231.429, saturation: 16.800%, perceived brightness: 42.483%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 260.051, S: 12.286, L: 45.550
Cubehelix
H: -130.398, S: 0.140, L: 0.424
TSL
T: -2.595, S: 0.038, L: 0.424
CMYK
cyan: 17% (0.168), magenta: 14% (0.144), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 51% (0.510)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 58% (0.580), yellow: 51% (0.510)
XYZ
X: 14.667, Y: 14.939, Z: 21.509
xyY
x: 0.287, y: 0.292, Y: 14.939
CIELab
L: 45.550, a: 2.886, b: -10.358
CIELuv
L: 45.550, u: -2.598, v: -14.811
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 45.550, C: 10.752, H: 285.570
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 45.550, C: 15.037, H: 260.051
Hunter-Lab
L: 38.651, a: 0.099, b: -5.939
CIECAM02
J: 35.232, C: 14.876, h: 268.456, Q: 116.944, M: 13.009, s: 33.353, H: 315.584
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.153, jaune: -1.858, green: 0.093
LMS
L: 13.673, M: 15.170, S: 21.399
YCbCr
Y: 108.906, Cb: 136.346, Cr: 125.405
YCgCo
Y: 110.750, Cg: -3.750, Co: 20.750
YDbDr
Y: 108.155, Db: 25.344, Dr: 7.905
YPbPr
Y: 107.657, Pb: 9.345, Pr: -2.328
xvYCC
Y: 108.458, Cb: 136.209, Cr: 125.955
YIQ
Y: 108.155, I: -7.570, Q: 4.966
YUV
Y: 108.155, U: 8.290, V: -3.645
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/2 ΔE = 4.015
Brand Color
Instagram ΔE = 9.197

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