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#686c9b Hex Color Code

#686c9b Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686c9b is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686c9b is comprised of 40.78% red, 42.35% green and 60.78% blue. In the HSL color space #686c9b has a hue of 235° (degrees), 20% saturation and 51% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 467.15 nm.

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#686c9b linear gradient to complementary #9ca360

  1. #686c9b
  2. #747592
  3. #7e7e89
  4. #87877f
  5. #8e9076
  6. #96996b
  7. #9ca360

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #535885
  2. #5a5f8d
  3. #616594
  4. #686c9b
  5. #6f73a2
  6. #767aaa
  7. #7d81b1

Tones

  1. #686c9b
  2. #6d7097
  3. #727393
  4. #76778f
  5. #7a7b8a
  6. #7e7e86
  7. #828282

Tints and Shades

#686c9b to white

  1. #686c9b
  2. #8183ab
  3. #999abc
  4. #b2b3cc
  5. #cccbdd
  6. #e5e5ee
  7. #ffffff

#686c9b to black

  1. #686c9b
  2. #56597f
  3. #464865
  4. #35364b
  5. #252633
  6. #17171d
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 7668 C
      #676e9f
      ΔE = 1.017 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. ★ 2109 C
      #676d99
      ΔE = 1.019 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  2. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4244 Evening Drama 90BB 19/267
      #646a98
      ΔE = 1.134 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. 4263 Amethyst Showers 08RB 19/308
      #6c689c
      ΔE = 2.582 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  3. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 2-39-5 Easter Bonnet
      #6a6ea1
      ΔE = 1.404 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. ★ 2-38-5 Mysterious
      #626fa1
      ΔE = 2.113 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  4. Caparol

    1. ★ 2353
      #646c98
      ΔE = 1.407 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
    2. ★ 3613-R80B
      #606ca0
      ΔE = 2.022 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  5. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Exploring Purple 29-12
      #6a6da1
      ΔE = 1.520 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  6. Plascon

    1. ★ Smoke Screen B6-E2-1
      #6c70a0
      ΔE = 1.644 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. ★ Greybeard B7-E2-1
      #7070a0
      ΔE = 2.171 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  7. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Blue Batik R157B
      #6b709c
      ΔE = 1.678 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. Emperor Butterfly X73R158B
      #67729c
      ΔE = 2.925 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  8. KILZ

    1. ★ Blueberry Sauce / B721
      #646a94
      ΔE = 1.862 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  9. Glidden

    1. ★ Wild Wisteria / PPG1170-6
      #686b93
      ΔE = 1.916 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  10. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Wild Wisteria / 345-6
      #686b93
      ΔE = 1.916 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  11. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Wild Wisteria / PPG1170-6
      #686b93
      ΔE = 1.916 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  12. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 36-d5
      #646f9c
      ΔE = 1.932 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  13. General Paint

    1. ★ Dinner Party / CL 2427A
      #606898
      ΔE = 2.062 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Bite Me / CL 2446A
      #696690
      ΔE = 2.860 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  14. Nippon Paint

    1. Arousing Score / NP PB 1478 D
      #656ea5
      ΔE = 2.303 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. Marimba Beat / NP PB 1450 D
      #7171a5
      ΔE = 2.983 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
  15. Tollens

    1. T2095-2
      #726e9c
      ΔE = 2.349 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  16. Beckers

    1. Pärlhyacint 789 / S 5020-B
      #666699
      ΔE = 2.506 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  17. Brillux

    1. 51.12.24
      #6a6990
      ΔE = 2.530 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  18. Dulux

    1. Amethyst Falls 4
      #736f9c
      ΔE = 2.603 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. Amethyst Showers 1
      #706ca2
      ΔE = 2.910 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  19. Olympic

    1. Purple Grapes B44-5
      #6e6c92
      ΔE = 2.636 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  20. Taubmans

    1. Wild Violet / T10 37F-1
      #6a6d92
      ΔE = 2.637 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Purple Mystique / T57-8
      #666da7
      ΔE = 2.923 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  21. Dulux Australia

    1. Charcoal Wash / F30
      #666593
      ΔE = 2.736 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  22. CIL

    1. Evening Drama
      #6f73a1
      ΔE = 2.765 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  23. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7193D Purple Empire
      #606fa5
      ΔE = 2.775 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. 401
      #6c739e
      ΔE = 2.819 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  24. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Gentian - 6817
      #6572a5
      ΔE = 2.799 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. Forget-Me-Not - 6824
      #716998
      ΔE = 2.911 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  25. Brighto Paints

    1. 3-39-5 Evening Haze
      #63709a
      ΔE = 2.872 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  26. Dutch Boy

    1. Crocus Purple
      #6e73a5
      ΔE = 2.907 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  27. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10712
      #66678e
      ΔE = 2.948 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  28. Behr

    1. 630D-6 Palace Purple
      #6c7095
      ΔE = 2.960 / LRV ≈ 16.9%

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#686c9b HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686c9b foreground

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="color: #686c9b">…</p>

#686c9b background

Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="background-color: #686c9b">…</p>

#686c9b shadow

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686c9b">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843547
Binary
01101000, 01101100, 10011011
Hexadecimal
#686c9b
LRV
≈ 16.0%
Closest short hex
#669 ΔE = 2.465
RGB
rgb(104, 108, 155)
RGBA
rgba(104, 108, 155, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.283, g: 0.294, b: 0.422
RYB
red: 0.408%, yellow: 0.422%, blue: 0.608%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9933669 / 0xff686c9b
HSL
hsl(235, 20%, 51%)
HSLA
hsla(235, 20%, 51%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 235° (235.294), saturation: 33% (0.329), value: 61% (0.608)
HSP
hue: 235.294, saturation: 32.903%, perceived brightness: 44.401%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 263.273, S: 30.920, L: 47.019
Cubehelix
H: -126.934, S: 0.350, L: 0.439
TSL
T: -2.760, S: 0.085, L: 0.440
CMYK
cyan: 33% (0.329), magenta: 30% (0.303), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 39% (0.392)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 58% (0.576), yellow: 39% (0.392)
XYZ
X: 16.986, Y: 16.034, Z: 33.204
xyY
x: 0.256, y: 0.242, Y: 16.034
CIELab
L: 47.019, a: 10.002, b: -25.965
CIELuv
L: 47.019, u: -4.631, v: -39.266
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 47.019, C: 27.825, H: 291.067
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 47.019, C: 39.538, H: 263.273
Hunter-Lab
L: 40.043, a: 5.645, b: -21.134
CIECAM02
J: 36.526, C: 31.883, h: 272.308, Q: 119.073, M: 27.881, s: 48.389, H: 317.697
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.263, jaune: -4.608, green: -0.184
LMS
L: 13.944, M: 15.469, S: 32.922
YCbCr
Y: 112.350, Cb: 149.225, Cr: 122.907
YCgCo
Y: 118.750, Cg: -10.750, Co: 13.250
YDbDr
Y: 112.162, Db: 64.451, Dr: 15.531
YPbPr
Y: 110.532, Pb: 23.960, Pr: -4.162
xvYCC
Y: 110.927, Cb: 149.047, Cr: 124.344
YIQ
Y: 112.162, I: -17.482, Q: 13.778
YUV
Y: 112.162, U: 21.082, V: -7.160
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/6 ΔE = 4.363
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 3.735

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