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#686c9c Hex Color Code

#686c9c Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686c9c is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686c9c is comprised of 40.78% red, 42.35% green and 61.18% blue. In the HSL color space #686c9c has a hue of 235° (degrees), 21% saturation and 51% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 467.08 nm.

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  1. imagination, happy girl flying on multicolored balloons, dreamer
  2. Libreville, Gabon: golden façade of the Presidential Palace
  3. Three curling rocks and a sweeper on ice rink

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Color Schemes

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#686c9c linear gradient to complementary #9da460

  1. #686c9c
  2. #747593
  3. #7e7e8a
  4. #878780
  5. #8f9176
  6. #969a6b
  7. #9da460

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #535886
  2. #5a5f8e
  3. #616595
  4. #686c9c
  5. #6f73a3
  6. #767aab
  7. #7d81b2

Tones

  1. #686c9c
  2. #6d7098
  3. #727393
  4. #76778f
  5. #7a7b8b
  6. #7e7e86
  7. #828282

Tints and Shades

#686c9c to white

  1. #686c9c
  2. #8183ac
  3. #999abc
  4. #b2b3cd
  5. #cccbdd
  6. #e5e5ee
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#686c9c to black

  1. #686c9c
  2. #565980
  3. #464865
  4. #35364c
  5. #262634
  6. #17171d
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

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  1. RAL

    1. ★ RAL 590-1
      #666d9b
      ΔE = 0.963 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. RAL 580-4
      #69749a
      ΔE = 4.187 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  2. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 2-39-5 Easter Bonnet
      #6a6ea1
      ΔE = 1.187 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. 2-37-5 Daydream Island
      #5670a4
      ΔE = 4.487 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  3. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4244 Evening Drama 90BB 19/267
      #646a98
      ΔE = 1.265 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. 4263 Amethyst Showers 08RB 19/308
      #6c689c
      ΔE = 2.424 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  4. Nerolac

    1. ★ Purple Gaga - 4212
      #6e6e9f
      ΔE = 1.509 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. Wild Iris - 2335
      #6f7296
      ΔE = 3.757 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  5. New Look

    1. ★ Flying Chairs / F30-05
      #666f9d
      ΔE = 1.577 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. Dang / G38-04
      #5e729c
      ΔE = 4.512 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  6. Wattyl

    1. ★ Turkish Bazaar D71w / D71W
      #666f9d
      ΔE = 1.577 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. Purple Pansy / D81W
      #5e729c
      ΔE = 4.512 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  7. Plascon

    1. ★ Smoke Screen B6-E2-1
      #6c70a0
      ΔE = 1.592 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. ★ Greybeard B7-E2-1
      #7070a0
      ΔE = 2.107 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  8. Caparol

    1. ★ 2202
      #646898
      ΔE = 1.602 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. ★ 3613-R80B
      #606ca0
      ΔE = 1.902 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  9. Dulux

    1. ★ Plush Velvet 4 / 90BB 19/267
      #68709f
      ΔE = 1.631 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. 10RB 17/210
      #6c698d
      ΔE = 3.546 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  10. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 36-d5
      #646f9c
      ΔE = 2.048 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. 36-c2
      #5a6daa
      ΔE = 4.053 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  11. KILZ

    1. ★ Blueberry Sauce / B721
      #646a94
      ΔE = 2.077 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. Purple / B742
      #6a668f
      ΔE = 3.211 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  12. Glidden

    1. ★ Wild Wisteria / PPG1170-6
      #686b93
      ΔE = 2.156 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Dusty Violet / 90BB 19/267
      #7370a3
      ΔE = 2.914 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  13. Behr

    1. ★ Stained Glass 610B-6
      #616fa2
      ΔE = 2.262 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. Prime Purple T15-13
      #656394
      ΔE = 3.464 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  14. Tollens

    1. T2095-2
      #726e9c
      ΔE = 2.336 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. T2009-3
      #5f6a8d
      ΔE = 4.534 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  15. Beckers

    1. Pärlhyacint 789 / S 5020-B
      #666699 / #669
      ΔE = 2.407 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. Blåmes 770 / 4923-R86B
      #6c6497
      ΔE = 3.735 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  16. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7193D Purple Empire
      #606fa5
      ΔE = 2.630 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. 5193D Poet's Purple
      #627195
      ΔE = 4.714 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  17. Taubmans

    1. Purple Mystique / T57-8
      #666da7
      ΔE = 2.633 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. Midnight Purple / T10 37C-1
      #7078b0
      ΔE = 5.155 / LRV ≈ 20.0%
  18. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Gentian - 6817
      #6572a5
      ΔE = 2.723 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. Forget-Me-Not - 6824
      #716998
      ΔE = 2.880 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  19. Dulux Australia

    1. Charcoal Wash / F30
      #666593
      ΔE = 2.781 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  20. Dutch Boy

    1. Crocus Purple
      #6e73a5
      ΔE = 2.819 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
    2. Flirtacious Violet
      #7a7299
      ΔE = 4.723 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  21. Olympic

    1. Purple Grapes B44-5
      #6e6c92
      ΔE = 2.825 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Wild Wisteria B45-5
      #636e92
      ΔE = 3.944 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  22. General Paint

    1. Bite Me / CL 2446A
      #696690
      ΔE = 2.979 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Merchant / CL 2456A
      #6f678b
      ΔE = 4.393 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  23. Brighto Paints

    1. 3-39-5 Evening Haze
      #63709a
      ΔE = 3.023 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. 9501 Purple
      #7d71a0
      ΔE = 5.020 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  24. Scib Paints

    1. Plum Berry / 7198
      #75709e
      ΔE = 3.088 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
    2. Mountain Vale / 7222
      #646b8f
      ΔE = 3.548 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  25. Vista Paint

    1. Plum Berry
      #75709e
      ΔE = 3.088 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
    2. Mountain Vale
      #646b8f
      ΔE = 3.548 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  26. Berger

    1. Plum Berry / 7198
      #75709e
      ΔE = 3.088 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
    2. Mountain Vale / 7222
      #646b8f
      ΔE = 3.548 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  27. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10712
      #66678e
      ΔE = 3.136 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. CF10469
      #786d9f
      ΔE = 4.009 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  28. Nippon Paint

    1. Blue Triumph / NP PB 1485 D
      #6071a7
      ΔE = 3.168 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. Purple Edge / NP PB 1492 D
      #6374a2
      ΔE = 3.838 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  29. Coronado Paint

    1. 7198 - Plum Berry
      #6e7299
      ΔE = 3.173 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
    2. 7206 - Exotic Beauty
      #6472ad
      ΔE = 3.797 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  30. Kelly-Moore

    1. Plum Berry / KM3063-5
      #73739f
      ΔE = 3.230 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
    2. Mountain Vale / KM3087-3
      #6a7192
      ΔE = 4.384 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  31. CIL

    1. Express Blue
      #5c6f9f
      ΔE = 3.327 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Petrie Plum
      #79719e
      ΔE = 4.067 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  32. Pantone / PMS

    1. 7668 CP
      #7274a1
      ΔE = 3.341 / LRV ≈ 18.6%
    2. 20-0128 TPM / Violaceous
      #737397
      ΔE = 4.156 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  33. Ford

    1. Silver Blue Mist
      #5d6593
      ΔE = 3.359 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. Light Amethyst
      #5e709e
      ΔE = 3.375 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  34. Clark+Kensington

    1. Heirloom Jewels / 40C-7
      #696492
      ΔE = 3.365 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  35. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Blueberry Patch / PPG1167-6
      #627099
      ΔE = 3.392 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. Midnight Purple 245-6
      #6f73ae
      ΔE = 4.233 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  36. Devoe Paint

    1. Evening Drama / 90BB 19/267
      #71739b
      ΔE = 3.393 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
    2. Amethyst Showers / 08RB 19/308
      #79709f
      ΔE = 4.033 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  37. Bristol

    1. Iris / P106-C6
      #6070aa
      ΔE = 3.408 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. Wild Wisteria / P104-C6
      #696d8f
      ΔE = 3.693 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  38. Alcro

    1. Anemon
      #6771ac
      ΔE = 3.486 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  39. Diamond Paint

    1. Blue Nova
      #6a75a3
      ΔE = 3.522 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  40. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Queen's Jubilee 29-13
      #736994
      ΔE = 3.572 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Purple Mystery 29-11
      #7278a3
      ΔE = 4.698 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
  41. Crown Diamond

    1. 7350-63 Disco Fever
      #666397
      ΔE = 3.612 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. 7351-63 Purple Deluxe
      #616689
      ΔE = 4.541 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  42. Laura Ashley

    1. 1605 Lilac 5
      #6c658f
      ΔE = 3.658 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. 44-14 Bearded Iris
      #616686
      ΔE = 5.236 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  43. Valspar Paint

    1. Forsythia
      #636eac
      ΔE = 3.754 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. Regal
      #506698
      ΔE = 5.128 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  44. Matthews Paint

    1. Regal Blue Met. / 22009
      #56699b
      ΔE = 3.816 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Candy Blue / 4435
      #626389
      ΔE = 4.543 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  45. Albany Paint

    1. Blueberry
      #6c6490
      ΔE = 3.839 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  46. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6366
      #7176a3
      ΔE = 3.900 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
    2. 6367
      #6b6393
      ΔE = 3.930 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  47. Brillux

    1. 51.15.24
      #666293
      ΔE = 3.901 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. 51.18.24
      #6c65a0
      ΔE = 4.364 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  48. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 4040-R60B
      #666292
      ΔE = 3.905 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 4030-R60B
      #75779d
      ΔE = 4.935 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  49. Asian Paints

    1. Mountain Vale / 7222
      #6a7092
      ΔE = 3.959 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
    2. Plum Berry / 7198
      #7973a0
      ΔE = 4.230 / LRV ≈ 18.9%
  50. Sto

    1. 34301
      #6b749a
      ΔE = 4.019 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  51. Porter Paints

    1. King's Robe / 246-6
      #6174ab
      ΔE = 4.081 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
    2. Midnight Purple / 245-6
      #6f73ae
      ΔE = 4.233 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  52. Australian Standard AS2700

    1. P43 Wisteria
      #756d92
      ΔE = 4.083 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  53. Colortrend

    1. 1278
      #5c6297
      ΔE = 4.216 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. 1249
      #7974a0
      ΔE = 4.385 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  54. ECOS Paints

    1. Fresh Take (1278)
      #5c6297
      ΔE = 4.216 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Purple Spire (1249)
      #7974a0
      ΔE = 4.385 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  55. Diamond Vogel

    1. Fresh Take / 1278
      #5c6297
      ΔE = 4.216 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Purple Spire / 1249
      #7974a0
      ΔE = 4.385 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  56. GM / General Motors

    1. Lavender Pearl
      #6e769e
      ΔE = 4.247 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
    2. Medium Blue
      #5e739c
      ΔE = 4.974 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  57. Dupont

    1. CAS677
      #7a70a0
      ΔE = 4.296 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  58. Duron

    1. Gentian
      #6f71ae
      ΔE = 4.312 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  59. Crown Paint

    1. Shoulder Pad Purple
      #61618f
      ΔE = 4.313 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. Making Waves
      #6276b2
      ΔE = 5.186 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  60. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.902 #62
      #5f618d
      ΔE = 4.539 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  61. California Paints

    1. DE 5901 - Ocean Night
      #637195
      ΔE = 4.547 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. DE 5915 - Champion Blue
      #606788
      ΔE = 4.996 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  62. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Ocean Night / 318
      #637195
      ΔE = 4.547 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. Champion Blue / 298
      #606788
      ΔE = 4.996 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  63. Model Master

    1. Model Master 28150
      #5a629a
      ΔE = 4.572 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  64. Sikkens

    1. V0.25.45
      #6a78a9
      ΔE = 4.657 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
    2. U6.33.40
      #5974aa
      ΔE = 5.019 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  65. Opulence

    1. Sapphire
      #6977a1
      ΔE = 4.683 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  66. Focoltone

    1. 5026
      #72678c
      ΔE = 4.730 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  67. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 4020-R70B
      #696b89
      ΔE = 4.753 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. S 3040-R70B
      #6064a3
      ΔE = 4.817 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  68. Disney

    1. 3C-10-4 Hunny Pot Purple
      #6c78ad
      ΔE = 4.775 / LRV ≈ 19.6%
  69. Benjamin Moore

    1. Blue Nova / 825 / CC-860
      #5c6e93
      ΔE = 5.006 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  70. AMC

    1. Maxi Blue
      #5773ae
      ΔE = 5.223 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  71. Resene

    1. Breakwater B54-054-263
      #536893
      ΔE = 5.234 / LRV ≈ 13.8%

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#686c9c HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686c9c foreground

The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.

Lucian Freud
<p style="color: #686c9c">…</p>

#686c9c background

The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #686c9c">…</p>

#686c9c 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 #686c9c">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843548
Binary
01101000, 01101100, 10011100
Hexadecimal
#686c9c
LRV
≈ 16.1%
Closest short hex
#669 ΔE = 2.384
RGB
rgb(104, 108, 156)
RGBA
rgba(104, 108, 156, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.283, g: 0.293, b: 0.424
RYB
red: 40.784%, yellow: 42.241%, blue: 61.176%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9933668 / 0xff686c9c
HSL
hsl(235, 21%, 51%)
HSLA
hsla(235, 21%, 51%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 235° (235.385), saturation: 33% (0.333), value: 61% (0.612)
HSP
hue: 235.385, saturation: 33.333%, perceived brightness: 44.463%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 263.339, S: 31.596, L: 47.064
Cubehelix
H: -126.856, S: 0.357, L: 0.440
TSL
T: -2.764, S: 0.087, L: 0.440
CMYK
cyan: 33% (0.333), magenta: 31% (0.308), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 39% (0.388)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 58% (0.576), yellow: 39% (0.388)
XYZ
X: 17.071, Y: 16.068, Z: 33.648
xyY
x: 0.256, y: 0.241, Y: 16.068
CIELab
L: 47.064, a: 10.277, b: -26.486
CIELuv
L: 47.064, u: -4.684, v: -40.109
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 47.064, C: 28.410, H: 291.206
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 47.064, C: 40.382, H: 263.339
Hunter-Lab
L: 40.085, a: 5.868, b: -21.710
CIECAM02
J: 36.565, C: 32.407, h: 272.354, Q: 119.136, M: 28.339, s: 48.772, H: 317.722
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.267, jaune: -4.701, green: -0.192
LMS
L: 13.948, M: 15.470, S: 33.359
YCbCr
Y: 112.448, Cb: 149.664, Cr: 122.836
YCoCg
Y: 119.000, Cg: -11.000, Co: 13.000
YDbDr
Y: 112.276, Db: 65.784, Dr: 15.748
YPbPr
Y: 110.604, Pb: 24.460, Pr: -4.208
xvYCC
Y: 110.989, Cb: 149.486, Cr: 124.304
YIQ
Y: 112.276, I: -17.803, Q: 14.089
YUV
Y: 112.276, U: 21.518, V: -7.260
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/6 ΔE = 4.488
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 3.538

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