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#686b9f Hex Color Code

#686b9f Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686b9f is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686b9f is comprised of 40.78% red, 41.96% green and 62.35% blue. In the HSL color space #686b9f has a hue of 237° (degrees), 22% saturation and 52% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 466.27 nm.

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  1. Twilight blurred highway interchanged water front, abstract background
  2. Equipment and accessories for mountain hiking in the wilderness
  3. The Alamo in Texas

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#686b9f linear gradient to complementary #9ea95e

  1. #686b9f
  2. #757595
  3. #7f7f8b
  4. #888981
  5. #909476
  6. #989e6a
  7. #9ea95e

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #535789
  2. #5a5e90
  3. #616498
  4. #686b9f
  5. #6f72a6
  6. #7679ae
  7. #7d80b5

Tones

  1. #686b9f
  2. #6e6f9b
  3. #737396
  4. #787792
  5. #7c7c8d
  6. #808089
  7. #848484

Tints and Shades

#686b9f to white

  1. #686b9f
  2. #8182af
  3. #9a9abe
  4. #b3b2ce
  5. #cccbde
  6. #e5e5ef
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#686b9f to black

  1. #686b9f
  2. #575983
  3. #464767
  4. #35364d
  5. #262634
  6. #17171d
  7. #000000 / #000

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      ΔE = 3.685 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
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      #6a6ea1
      ΔE = 1.151 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
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      ΔE = 2.839 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
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      ΔE = 1.730 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
    2. 4269 Petrie Plum 10RB 19/262
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      ΔE = 1.734 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
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      ΔE = 5.090 / LRV ≈ 20.0%
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    2. ★ 3613-R80B
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  6. RAL

    1. ★ RAL 590-1
      #666d9b
      ΔE = 1.939 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. RAL 300 50 30
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      ΔE = 3.481 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  7. Beckers

    1. ★ Pärlhyacint 789 / S 5020-B
      #666699 / #669
      ΔE = 1.939 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
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      ΔE = 3.214 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  8. Dulux

    1. ★ Amethyst Showers 1
      #706ca2
      ΔE = 1.982 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. 12RB 18/337
      #6f68a4
      ΔE = 3.163 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  9. Plascon

    1. ★ Smoke Screen B6-E2-1
      #6c70a0
      ΔE = 2.084 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. Love Triangle P2-E2-1
      #7c70a0
      ΔE = 4.707 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  10. Wattyl

    1. Turkish Bazaar D71w / D71W
      #666f9d
      ΔE = 2.441 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  11. New Look

    1. Flying Chairs / F30-05
      #666f9d
      ΔE = 2.441 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  12. Tollens

    1. T2095-2
      #726e9c
      ΔE = 2.575 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. T2097-6
      #6b62a4
      ΔE = 5.112 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  13. Behr

    1. Stained Glass 610B-6
      #616fa2
      ΔE = 2.597 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. Prime Purple T15-13
      #656394
      ΔE = 3.201 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  14. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7193D Purple Empire
      #606fa5
      ΔE = 2.638 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. 401
      #6c739e
      ΔE = 3.687 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  15. Valspar Paint

    1. Blue Batik R157B
      #6b709c
      ΔE = 2.669 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
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      ΔE = 3.933 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  16. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Forget-Me-Not - 6824
      #716998
      ΔE = 2.750 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
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      #6572a5
      ΔE = 3.062 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  17. Glidden

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      #7370a3
      ΔE = 2.759 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
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      ΔE = 4.266 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  18. Dulux Australia

    1. Charcoal Wash / F30
      #666593
      ΔE = 2.830 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  19. KILZ

    1. Blueberry Sauce / B721
      #646a94
      ΔE = 2.900 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. Purple / B742
      #6a668f
      ΔE = 3.543 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  20. Alcro

    1. Anemon
      #6771ac
      ΔE = 2.956 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  21. Porter Paints

    1. Wild Wisteria / 345-6
      #686b93
      ΔE = 3.040 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Purple Grapes / 344-6
      #736993
      ΔE = 3.839 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  22. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Wild Wisteria / PPG1170-6
      #686b93
      ΔE = 3.040 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
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      #76679e
      ΔE = 4.266 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  23. Dutch Boy

    1. Crocus Purple
      #6e73a5
      ΔE = 3.058 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
    2. Pretty Polly Plum
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      ΔE = 5.005 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  24. Crown Diamond

    1. 7350-63 Disco Fever
      #666397
      ΔE = 3.079 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. 7352-63 Blueberry Hill
      #5c618d
      ΔE = 4.930 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  25. Bristol

    1. Iris / P106-C6
      #6070aa
      ΔE = 3.083 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. Wild Wisteria / P104-C6
      #696d8f
      ΔE = 4.579 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  26. Clark+Kensington

    1. Heirloom Jewels / 40C-7
      #696492
      ΔE = 3.285 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  27. Scib Paints

    1. Plum Berry / 7198
      #75709e
      ΔE = 3.293 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
    2. Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 4.407 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  28. Vista Paint

    1. Plum Berry
      #75709e
      ΔE = 3.293 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
    2. Purple Wave
      #6a74b7
      ΔE = 5.160 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  29. General Paint

    1. Bite Me / CL 2446A
      #696690
      ΔE = 3.294 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Merchant / CL 2456A
      #6f678b
      ΔE = 4.796 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  30. Brillux

    1. 51.18.24
      #6c65a0
      ΔE = 3.312 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 51.12.24
      #6a6990
      ΔE = 3.385 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  31. Sikkens

    1. V0.30.40
      #5c6fa6
      ΔE = 3.315 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. V0.25.45
      #6a78a9
      ΔE = 5.082 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  32. Coronado Paint

    1. 7206 - Exotic Beauty
      #6472ad
      ΔE = 3.427 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
    2. 7198 - Plum Berry
      #6e7299
      ΔE = 4.029 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  33. Olympic

    1. Purple Grapes B44-5
      #6e6c92
      ΔE = 3.557 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Wild Wisteria B45-5
      #636e92
      ΔE = 4.859 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  34. Duron

    1. Gentian
      #6f71ae
      ΔE = 3.568 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  35. Ford

    1. Silver Blue Mist
      #5d6593
      ΔE = 3.608 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. Light Amethyst
      #5e709e
      ΔE = 4.059 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  36. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 4040-R60B
      #666292
      ΔE = 3.680 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 4040-R70B
      #576c9d
      ΔE = 4.211 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  37. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3040-R70B
      #6064a3
      ΔE = 3.718 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. S 3030-R70B
      #7375a4
      ΔE = 4.070 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  38. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10712
      #66678e
      ΔE = 3.730 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. CF10469
      #786d9f
      ΔE = 3.735 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  39. Kelly-Moore

    1. Plum Berry / KM3063-5
      #73739f
      ΔE = 3.734 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
    2. Exotic Beauty / KM3071-3
      #7173b3
      ΔE = 4.718 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  40. Laura Ashley

    1. 1605 Lilac 5
      #6c658f
      ΔE = 3.813 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  41. Albany Paint

    1. Blueberry
      #6c6490
      ΔE = 3.831 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  42. Pantone / PMS

    1. 7668 CP
      #7274a1
      ΔE = 3.833 / LRV ≈ 18.6%
    2. 20-0128 TPM / Violaceous
      #737397
      ΔE = 4.898 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  43. Colortrend

    1. 1278
      #5c6297
      ΔE = 3.850 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. 1263
      #7273b3
      ΔE = 4.807 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  44. Diamond Vogel

    1. Fresh Take / 1278
      #5c6297
      ΔE = 3.850 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Purple Spire / 1249
      #7974a0
      ΔE = 4.695 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  45. ECOS Paints

    1. Fresh Take (1278)
      #5c6297
      ΔE = 3.850 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Medieval (1263)
      #7273b3
      ΔE = 4.807 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  46. CIL

    1. Express Blue
      #5c6f9f
      ΔE = 3.887 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Petrie Plum
      #79719e
      ΔE = 4.239 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  47. Brighto Paints

    1. 3-39-5 Evening Haze
      #63709a
      ΔE = 3.914 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. 9501 Purple
      #7d71a0
      ΔE = 5.004 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  48. Asian Paints

    1. Purple Heart / 7206
      #6f70b0
      ΔE = 3.978 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
    2. Plum Berry / 7198
      #7973a0
      ΔE = 4.466 / LRV ≈ 18.9%
  49. Model Master

    1. Model Master 28150
      #5a629a
      ΔE = 4.049 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  50. Devoe Paint

    1. Amethyst Showers / 08RB 19/308
      #79709f
      ΔE = 4.055 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. Express Blue / 70BB 16/287
      #5e6f99
      ΔE = 4.550 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  51. Matthews Paint

    1. Regal Blue Met. / 22009
      #56699b
      ΔE = 4.063 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Amulet Blue / 2643
      #5b6890
      ΔE = 4.817 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
  52. Diamond Paint

    1. Blue Nova
      #6a75a3
      ΔE = 4.137 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  53. Dupont

    1. CAS677
      #7a70a0
      ΔE = 4.240 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  54. Crown Paint

    1. Shoulder Pad Purple
      #61618f
      ΔE = 4.290 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. Making Waves
      #6276b2
      ΔE = 5.010 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  55. California Paints

    1. DE 5908 - First Prize
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 4.395 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  56. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bellflower / 267
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 4.395 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  57. Berger

    1. Mountain Vale / 7222
      #646b8f
      ΔE = 4.413 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. Purple Wave / 7214
      #6a74b7
      ΔE = 5.160 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  58. Nippon Paint

    1. Purple Edge / NP PB 1492 D
      #6374a2
      ΔE = 4.503 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
    2. Harvest Dance / NP PB 1443 D
      #7d73a8
      ΔE = 5.176 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  59. Resene

    1. Chetwode Blue B60-084-279
      #666fb4
      ΔE = 4.531 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. Scampi V56-062-292
      #6f63a0
      ΔE = 4.555 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  60. Australian Standard AS2700

    1. P43 Wisteria
      #756d92
      ΔE = 4.565 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  61. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.902 #62
      #5f618d
      ΔE = 4.660 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  62. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6373
      #556298
      ΔE = 4.702 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. 6271
      #7b6fab
      ΔE = 5.049 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  63. Nerolac

    1. Deep Shadows - 4231
      #666d8f
      ΔE = 4.836 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
    2. Blazing Blue - 4578
      #566fa0
      ΔE = 4.924 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  64. Sto

    1. 34301
      #6b749a
      ΔE = 4.887 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  65. Apple Barrel

    1. Princess Purple / 21978E
      #716fb3
      ΔE = 4.924 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  66. Disney

    1. 3C-10-4 Hunny Pot Purple
      #6c78ad
      ΔE = 4.946 / LRV ≈ 19.6%
  67. GM / General Motors

    1. Lavender Pearl
      #6e769e
      ΔE = 5.006 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  68. Focoltone

    1. 5026
      #72678c
      ΔE = 5.021 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  69. TRUMATCH

    1. 37-a2
      #5873af
      ΔE = 5.056 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. 37-c7
      #5f6a8e
      ΔE = 5.087 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  70. AMC

    1. Maxi Blue
      #5773ae
      ΔE = 5.162 / LRV ≈ 17.3%

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#686b9f HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686b9f foreground

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

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="color: #686b9f">…</p>

#686b9f background

I wish they would only take me as I am.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #686b9f">…</p>

#686b9f shadow

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686b9f">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843295
Binary
01101000, 01101011, 10011111
Hexadecimal
#686b9f
LRV
≈ 16.0%
Closest short hex
#669 ΔE = 1.940
RGB
rgb(104, 107, 159)
RGBA
rgba(104, 107, 159, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.281, g: 0.289, b: 0.430
RYB
red: 40.784%, yellow: 41.900%, blue: 62.353%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9933921 / 0xff686b9f
HSL
hsl(237, 22%, 52%)
HSLA
hsla(237, 22%, 52%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 237° (236.727), saturation: 35% (0.346), value: 62% (0.624)
HSP
hue: 236.727, saturation: 34.591%, perceived brightness: 44.431%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.138, S: 34.047, L: 46.923
Cubehelix
H: -125.715, S: 0.383, L: 0.439
TSL
T: -2.819, S: 0.092, L: 0.439
CMYK
cyan: 35% (0.346), magenta: 33% (0.327), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 38% (0.376)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 58% (0.580), yellow: 38% (0.376)
XYZ
X: 17.223, Y: 15.961, Z: 34.968
xyY
x: 0.253, y: 0.234, Y: 15.961
CIELab
L: 46.923, a: 11.717, b: -28.473
CIELuv
L: 46.923, u: -4.447, v: -43.317
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 46.923, C: 30.790, H: 292.368
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 46.923, C: 43.545, H: 264.138
Hunter-Lab
L: 39.951, a: 7.036, b: -23.928
CIECAM02
J: 36.432, C: 34.345, h: 273.327, Q: 118.920, M: 30.034, s: 50.255, H: 318.262
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.283, jaune: -5.063, green: -0.290
LMS
L: 13.799, M: 15.189, S: 34.656
YCbCr
Y: 112.238, Cb: 151.272, Cr: 122.991
YCoCg
Y: 119.250, Cg: -12.250, Co: 12.250
YDbDr
Y: 112.031, Db: 70.666, Dr: 15.283
YPbPr
Y: 110.105, Pb: 26.345, Pr: -3.892
xvYCC
Y: 110.561, Cb: 151.142, Cr: 124.581
YIQ
Y: 112.031, I: -18.493, Q: 15.545
YUV
Y: 112.031, U: 23.114, V: -7.046
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/6 ΔE = 4.812
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 2.582

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