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Matthews Paint North Sea Blue / 23708 / #686e7e Hex Color Code

#686e7e Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686e7e is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686e7e is comprised of 40.78% red, 43.14% green and 49.41% blue. In the HSL color space #686e7e has a hue of 224° (degrees), 10% saturation and 45% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 474.43 nm.

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  3. side view of attractive woman in red jacket walking with coffee in paper cup on street

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#686e7e linear gradient to complementary #7e7a68

  1. #686e7e
  2. #6c707a
  3. #707277
  4. #747473
  5. #77766f
  6. #7b786c
  7. #7e7a68

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #545a6a
  2. #5b6170
  3. #616777
  4. #686e7e
  5. #6f7585
  6. #767c8c
  7. #7c8293

Tints and Shades

#686e7e to white

  1. #686e7e
  2. #808592
  3. #989ca7
  4. #b1b4bc
  5. #caccd2
  6. #e4e5e8
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#686e7e to black

  1. #686e7e
  2. #565b68
  3. #454953
  4. #35373e
  5. #25272b
  6. #161719
  7. #000000 / #000

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      ΔE = 4.913 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  2. Sikkens

    1. ★ U0.10.40
      #677080
      ΔE = 1.116 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
    2. W0.10.40
      #6e697d
      ΔE = 4.245 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  3. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Passing By / NP N 1961 D
      #6c6f7e
      ΔE = 1.186 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Silent Solace / NP PB 1464 D
      #6a6880
      ΔE = 4.726 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  4. Ford

    1. ★ Steel Gray
      #686f82
      ΔE = 1.314 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Blue
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      ΔE = 3.977 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
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      #6c6e7d
      ΔE = 1.360 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. 35131
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      ΔE = 2.640 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
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      ΔE = 1.625 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
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      #6a738d
      ΔE = 4.604 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
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    1. ★ Coal Blue X86R194B
      #6d7280
      ΔE = 1.846 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. Quiet Storm R193B
      #6f727c
      ΔE = 3.077 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  8. Duron

    1. ★ Granite Peak
      #636b7e
      ΔE = 1.851 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Grays Harbor
      #626c78
      ΔE = 2.670 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
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      #677184
      ΔE = 1.877 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. 6174-63 Soft Nostalgia
      #716a78
      ΔE = 4.485 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  10. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10702
      #6c7184
      ΔE = 1.910 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  11. Peintures MF

    1. ★ DD431-5
      #656b7f
      ΔE = 2.031 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. CD354-5
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      ΔE = 3.479 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  12. Taubmans

    1. ★ Blue Sphere / T12 41.G10
      #6b7381
      ΔE = 2.144 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
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      ΔE = 3.769 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  13. Bristol

    1. ★ Blue Sphere / P229-N6
      #6b7381
      ΔE = 2.144 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. Ironstone / P116-C6
      #5d6b79
      ΔE = 3.415 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  14. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Amethyst Shadow / 1441 / CC-930
      #6f7283
      ΔE = 2.175 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. Britannia Blue / 1623
      #68747d
      ΔE = 4.372 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  15. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Light Gray
      #637080
      ΔE = 2.217 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. Pewter Gray
      #6b737b
      ΔE = 4.017 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  16. Tollens

    1. ★ TF253-3
      #6a707b
      ΔE = 2.237 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Toits parisiens | EE110
      #607586
      ΔE = 4.761 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  17. General Paint

    1. Innuendo / CL 2395D
      #6f7381
      ΔE = 2.333 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
    2. Grayling / CL 3146D
      #667179
      ΔE = 4.259 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  18. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Old Mill Blue / PPG1171-6
      #6e6f82
      ΔE = 2.348 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
    2. Silverado / PPG1172-6
      #6a6472
      ΔE = 5.148 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  19. Clark+Kensington

    1. Foggy Port / 39A-4
      #697386
      ΔE = 2.387 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. Smooth Shale / EXTCC-50
      #636b71
      ΔE = 4.878 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  20. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 6010-R70B
      #66707c
      ΔE = 2.402 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 5020-R60B
      #6c6f88
      ΔE = 4.099 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  21. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 811
      #606a79
      ΔE = 2.421 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. 663
      #68677a
      ΔE = 3.515 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  22. Dulux

    1. Moon Waves 1 / 50BB 17/126
      #626f83
      ΔE = 2.473 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 18BB 18/075
      #63707b
      ΔE = 3.483 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  23. Crown Paint

    1. New York
      #6e6e7a
      ΔE = 2.486 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Etoile
      #5e677b
      ΔE = 3.476 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  24. Olympic

    1. Great Grape C45-5
      #686e84
      ΔE = 2.535 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. Purple Rain C43-5
      #706c85
      ΔE = 5.174 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  25. Crayola

    1. Dolphin Gray
      #6f7285
      ΔE = 2.553 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  26. CIL

    1. Moon Waves
      #697387
      ΔE = 2.614 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. Blue Waltz
      #60758c
      ΔE = 5.116 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  27. Fired Earth

    1. Tempest
      #616a77
      ΔE = 2.614 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  28. Kelly-Moore

    1. Flirty Fran / KM3095-3
      #62697d
      ΔE = 2.616 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. Blue Lake / KM3799-3
      #5e6971
      ΔE = 4.984 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  29. Limestrong

    1. Vauxite Shade F
      #646b76
      ΔE = 2.644 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  30. RAL

    1. RAL 4012 / Pearl Blackberry
      #6b6b7f
      ΔE = 2.799 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. RAL 580-M
      #636c86
      ΔE = 4.258 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  31. Asian Paints

    1. Energy / 7230
      #63697e
      ΔE = 2.853 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. Blue Lake / 8262
      #5e6870
      ΔE = 5.002 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  32. Nerolac

    1. Blue Beard - 3000
      #5e6c7f
      ΔE = 2.874 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. Plum Pie - 2321
      #706a7c
      ΔE = 4.183 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  33. Resene

    1. Waterloo B58-018-281
      #727282
      ΔE = 2.877 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
    2. Weathered Blue B58-020-246
      #677583
      ΔE = 3.560 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  34. Brillux

    1. 51.06.24
      #666777
      ΔE = 2.936 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. 57.06.24
      #5f6874
      ΔE = 3.505 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  35. Colortrend

    1. 1319
      #717481
      ΔE = 2.966 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
    2. 0507
      #68737c
      ΔE = 4.048 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  36. ECOS Paints

    1. Overlook (1319)
      #717481
      ΔE = 2.966 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
    2. Dolphin Dream (0521)
      #71737c
      ΔE = 3.727 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  37. Diamond Vogel

    1. Overlook / 1319
      #717481
      ΔE = 2.966 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
    2. Blue Depths / 0626
      #65778d
      ΔE = 4.861 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  38. GM / General Motors

    1. Blue Silver
      #5f6c81
      ΔE = 2.982 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Vanguard Blue
      #5a6d86
      ΔE = 4.971 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  39. British Standard

    1. BS381 677 - Dark weatherwork grey
      #686c75
      ΔE = 3.046 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. BS381 632 - Dark admiralty grey
      #686d71
      ΔE = 5.203 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  40. Vista Paint

    1. Gray Whale Cove
      #6d7079
      ΔE = 3.088 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. Romantic Mood
      #646f79
      ΔE = 3.385 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  41. Berger

    1. Gray Whale Cove / 8247
      #6d7079
      ΔE = 3.088 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. Romantic Mood / 8263
      #646f79
      ΔE = 3.385 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  42. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Vintage Velvet / 7190
      #6f7085
      ΔE = 3.092 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
    2. Gray Whale Cove / 8247
      #72767d
      ΔE = 4.889 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
  43. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6453
      #626675
      ΔE = 3.185 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. 6200
      #73777f
      ΔE = 4.873 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  44. AMC

    1. Bali Blue
      #60707f
      ΔE = 3.242 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Slate Blue
      #647580
      ΔE = 4.894 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  45. Humbrol

    1. 79 Blue Grey
      #616974
      ΔE = 3.313 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. 125 Us Dark Grey
      #626f78
      ΔE = 4.260 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  46. Scib Paints

    1. Romantic Mood / 8263
      #646f79
      ΔE = 3.385 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
    2. Made in the Shade / 8255
      #6b727a
      ΔE = 3.773 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  47. Glidden

    1. Stormy Night
      #6a6875
      ΔE = 3.398 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. Rich Plum
      #747185
      ΔE = 4.060 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  48. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Warpfiend Grey
      #6b6a74
      ΔE = 3.470 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  49. Crown Diamond

    1. 7324-53 Blue Tulip
      #606e7a
      ΔE = 3.485 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 7325-63 Jazz Guitar
      #5d7082
      ΔE = 3.840 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  50. California Paints

    1. DE 6348 - Draw Your Sword
      #6c7179
      ΔE = 3.537 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. DE 6334 - Long Lake
      #68757e
      ΔE = 4.717 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  51. Chrysler

    1. Silver Charcoal
      #686f77
      ΔE = 3.542 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Charcoal
      #5e6870
      ΔE = 5.002 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  52. 1829

    1. Violet Slate
      #73727d
      ΔE = 3.611 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  53. Brighto Paints

    1. 5-42-5 Grecian Gery
      #706c7f
      ΔE = 3.634 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
    2. 5-41-5 Sedona Shadow
      #6c687a
      ΔE = 3.827 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  54. Levis

    1. Atl Matin B7
      #606573
      ΔE = 3.716 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
    2. Clear Grey A60
      #64727a
      ΔE = 4.945 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  55. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Distance - 6243
      #5d6f7f
      ΔE = 3.721 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. Mesmerize - 6544
      #5d657b
      ΔE = 4.457 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  56. Porter Paints

    1. Great Grape / 445-6
      #6b6d85
      ΔE = 3.745 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. Sheffield Gray / 549-6
      #6a7680
      ΔE = 4.429 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  57. Dutch Boy

    1. New Hampshire Blue
      #5a6a7c
      ΔE = 3.802 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  58. Coronado Paint

    1. 8247 - Gray Whale Cove
      #696d74
      ΔE = 3.804 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. 7230 - Flirty Fran
      #5b6475
      ΔE = 4.379 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  59. Mylands of London

    1. Lead
      #5e6673
      ΔE = 3.806 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. Medium Grey
      #6f7277
      ΔE = 4.860 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  60. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 5010-R90B
      #606872
      ΔE = 3.924 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. S 5010-R70B
      #686672
      ΔE = 4.050 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  61. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 36118
      #676c73
      ΔE = 3.932 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  62. Pantone / PMS

    1. 20-0136 TPM / Contrail
      #6f757e
      ΔE = 3.979 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
    2. 20-0010 TPM / Steel Wool
      #666d72
      ΔE = 4.978 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  63. Jotun

    1. 4638 / Byge
      #667078
      ΔE = 4.028 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. 4172 / Graphit
      #686c70
      ΔE = 5.180 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  64. ProMarker

    1. Storm Cloud
      #5f677e
      ΔE = 4.082 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Ice Grey 5
      #65656e
      ΔE = 4.736 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  65. Tikkurila

    1. 613X
      #70747c
      ΔE = 4.089 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. M428 / Amethyst
      #5d6372
      ΔE = 4.510 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
  66. Flügger

    1. Klassisk Grå (U-573)
      #636770
      ΔE = 4.095 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Klassisk inde: Oregon Grape (No.53)
      #586d7b
      ΔE = 5.120 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  67. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Symphony Blue 27-20
      #5c6e7c
      ΔE = 4.132 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. Wythe House Gray CW721
      #666f76
      ΔE = 4.286 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  68. Apple Barrel

    1. Dark Granite / 21984E
      #6a737b
      ΔE = 4.134 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  69. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.870 #158
      #68727a
      ΔE = 4.157 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. Vallejo 70.901 #63
      #566577
      ΔE = 5.083 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  70. Laura Ashley

    1. 45-4 Chartwell Gray
      #626971
      ΔE = 4.237 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. 1416 Storm Shadow
      #5d6276
      ΔE = 5.033 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
  71. Devoe Paint

    1. Pinot Noir / 10RB 17/122
      #756f7f
      ΔE = 4.256 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
    2. Easton Blue / 10BB 18/106
      #687781
      ΔE = 5.142 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  72. Caparol

    1. Biscaya / Biscaya F5
      #6c788c
      ΔE = 4.270 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
    2. 60 0 0 / Granit 30
      #787888
      ΔE = 4.889 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
  73. Earthpaint

    1. 4-39-5 Vineyard Shadow
      #64708a
      ΔE = 4.331 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. 5-37-5 Thunder Grey
      #656c71
      ΔE = 5.059 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  74. Homebase

    1. Slate Grey
      #697888
      ΔE = 4.335 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. Slate Grey
      #6d7278
      ΔE = 4.473 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  75. Auro

    1. Lamb's Ear
      #74707a
      ΔE = 4.343 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  76. Dulux Australia

    1. Picnic Hill / F24
      #616b73
      ΔE = 4.388 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  77. Caran d'Ache

    1. 808 French Gray
      #68737b
      ΔE = 4.439 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  78. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Vulcan / 386
      #6c757d
      ΔE = 4.493 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. Pencil Lead / 263
      #5c6274
      ΔE = 4.906 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
  79. Graham & Brown

    1. Clooney
      #647684
      ΔE = 4.598 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. Teide Violet
      #6e6874
      ΔE = 4.601 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  80. Ressource Peintures

    1. SC224
      #647788
      ΔE = 4.699 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
    2. Silicate / FOR25
      #6e757b
      ΔE = 5.067 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  81. Magnolia Home

    1. Blue Skies / JG-85
      #59677e
      ΔE = 4.777 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  82. New Look

    1. Trapeze / F30-10
      #5a6c85
      ΔE = 4.906 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. Sculpt / A04-06
      #5d666f
      ΔE = 5.007 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  83. Wattyl

    1. Mantra / E29W
      #5a6c85
      ΔE = 4.906 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  84. Audi

    1. Fliederblau Pearl / 7L, LZ4U
      #5a6d86
      ΔE = 4.971 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  85. Matthews Paint

    1. Touch Of Dutch / 10098
      #747a8d
      ΔE = 5.010 / LRV ≈ 19.6%
    2. Coal Blue / 11611
      #5a6d87
      ΔE = 5.236 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  86. Dupont

    1. CAS941
      #67798b
      ΔE = 5.020 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  87. Rodda Paint

    1. Winter Harbor H51
      #5f727d
      ΔE = 5.107 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  88. Jedynka

    1. Sötét Szürke
      #686d71
      ΔE = 5.203 / LRV ≈ 15.1%

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#686e7e shadow

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Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6844030
Binary
01101000, 01101110, 01111110
Hexadecimal
#686e7e
LRV
≈ 15.6%
Closest short hex
#667 ΔE = 3.420
RGB
rgb(104, 110, 126)
RGBA
rgba(104, 110, 126, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.306, g: 0.324, b: 0.371
RYB
red: 40.784%, yellow: 42.633%, blue: 49.412%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9933186 / 0xff686e7e
HSL
hsl(224, 10%, 45%)
HSLA
hsla(224, 10%, 45%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 224° (223.636), saturation: 17% (0.175), value: 49% (0.494)
HSP
hue: 223.636, saturation: 17.460%, perceived brightness: 43.220%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 253.444, S: 15.531, L: 46.447
Cubehelix
H: -138.152, S: 0.137, L: 0.431
TSL
T: -2.256, S: 0.039, L: 0.431
CMYK
cyan: 17% (0.175), magenta: 13% (0.127), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 51% (0.506)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 57% (0.569), yellow: 51% (0.506)
XYZ
X: 15.050, Y: 15.601, Z: 21.953
xyY
x: 0.286, y: 0.297, Y: 15.601
CIELab
L: 46.447, a: 1.334, b: -9.609
CIELuv
L: 46.447, u: -4.036, v: -13.577
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 46.447, C: 9.701, H: 277.903
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 46.447, C: 14.164, H: 253.444
Hunter-Lab
L: 39.498, a: -1.108, b: -5.305
CIECAM02
J: 36.033, C: 14.335, h: 260.159, Q: 118.266, M: 12.536, s: 32.557, H: 311.169
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.144, jaune: -1.717, green: 0.319
LMS
L: 14.166, M: 16.028, S: 21.846
YCbCr
Y: 110.516, Cb: 135.912, Cr: 124.230
YCoCg
Y: 112.500, Cg: -2.500, Co: 20.500
YDbDr
Y: 110.030, Db: 24.028, Dr: 11.470
YPbPr
Y: 109.874, Pb: 8.690, Pr: -3.736
xvYCC
Y: 110.362, Cb: 135.634, Cr: 124.718
YIQ
Y: 110.030, I: -8.715, Q: 3.709
YUV
Y: 110.030, U: 7.860, V: -5.290
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/2 ΔE = 4.521
Brand Color
Southwest Airlines Deep Silver ΔE = 7.830

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