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#9c231b Hex Color Code

#9c231b Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #9c231b is a medium dark shade of red. In the RGB color model #9c231b is comprised of 61.18% red, 13.73% green and 10.59% blue. In the HSL color space #9c231b has a hue of 4° (degrees), 70% saturation and 36% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 608.35 nm.

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#9c231b linear gradient to complementary #0086b7

  1. #9c231b
  2. #973a34
  3. #8f4c4d
  4. #845c66
  5. #736b80
  6. #57789b
  7. #0086b7

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #8a0d0e
  2. #901512
  3. #961d17
  4. #9c231b
  5. #a2291f
  6. #a82f24
  7. #ae3528

Tones

  1. #9c231b
  2. #943226
  3. #8c3d31
  4. #82463b
  5. #774e46
  6. #6b5551
  7. #5c5c5c

Tints and Shades

#9c231b to White

  1. #9c231b
  2. #b24c3c
  3. #c67060
  4. #d89385
  5. #e7b6ac
  6. #f4dad5
  7. #ffffff

#9c231b to Black

  1. #9c231b
  2. #812118
  3. #671d15
  4. #4e1912
  5. #36150e
  6. #210e07
  7. #000000

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Similar Paints

  1. AMC

    1. ★ Lipstick
      #9f1f19
      ΔE = 0.710 / LRV ≈ 8.4%
    2. Sebring Red
      #962826
      ΔE = 2.851 / LRV ≈ 8.1%
  2. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Grenadier Red
      #9e1917
      ΔE = 1.257 / LRV ≈ 8.0%
    2. Red
      #aa1e1b
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 9.6%
  3. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2570-Y90R
      #9f211f
      ΔE = 1.293 / LRV ≈ 8.6%
    2. S 3560-Y70R
      #9b301f
      ΔE = 2.445 / LRV ≈ 9.2%
  4. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 4850
      #a01d1d
      ΔE = 1.373 / LRV ≈ 8.4%
    2. ★ 4616
      #a32121
      ΔE = 2.087 / LRV ≈ 9.0%
  5. RAL

    1. ★ RAL 3002 / Carmine red
      #a2231d
      ΔE = 1.385 / LRV ≈ 9.0%
    2. RAL 3013 / Tomato red
      #a12312
      ΔE = 2.508 / LRV ≈ 8.8%
  6. Earthborn

    1. ★ Riding Hood
      #9c2c1f
      ΔE = 1.588 / LRV ≈ 9.0%
  7. Resene

    1. ★ Pulse R44-117-035
      #a41d19
      ΔE = 1.659 / LRV ≈ 8.8%
    2. Cracker R45-088-034
      #963128
      ΔE = 2.874 / LRV ≈ 8.8%
  8. Plascon

    1. ★ Hot Terracotta R5-C1-1
      #a02014
      ΔE = 1.684 / LRV ≈ 8.6%
  9. Sikkens

    1. ★ C4.60.30
      #9d2923
      ΔE = 1.684 / LRV ≈ 8.9%
    2. ★ C4.55.30
      #922b21
      ΔE = 2.265 / LRV ≈ 8.0%
  10. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 5-b7
      #9d2a23
      ΔE = 1.708 / LRV ≈ 8.9%
    2. 6-b7
      #9d2a15
      ΔE = 2.688 / LRV ≈ 8.9%
  11. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Red Carriage 3-15
      #961f19
      ΔE = 1.744 / LRV ≈ 7.5%
  12. Audi

    1. ★ Tornadorot / 9301, G2, LY3D
      #a41c17
      ΔE = 1.756 / LRV ≈ 8.8%
    2. Volcano Red Metallic / 1G1G, 1GPA, 1GPW, LY3M
      #9d311e
      ΔE = 2.961 / LRV ≈ 9.5%
  13. Chrysler

    1. ★ Navajo Orange
      #952c20
      ΔE = 1.761 / LRV ≈ 8.3%
    2. ★ Piedmont Red
      #951c18
      ΔE = 2.293 / LRV ≈ 7.3%
  14. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Bahia Red
      #981816
      ΔE = 2.118 / LRV ≈ 7.4%
    2. Tropic Orange
      #9f2f21
      ΔE = 2.495 / LRV ≈ 9.5%
  15. Tollens

    1. ★ Henné | EE154
      #9a3022
      ΔE = 2.237 / LRV ≈ 9.1%
    2. UC006 Rouge Merlion
      #a42920
      ΔE = 2.394 / LRV ≈ 9.6%
  16. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Pomegranate Red
      #a61a1d
      ΔE = 2.270 / LRV ≈ 8.9%
    2. Sangria Red
      #962624
      ΔE = 2.597 / LRV ≈ 8.0%
  17. Glidden

    1. ★ Red Rose Bouquet
      #a71c1b
      ΔE = 2.273 / LRV ≈ 9.1%
    2. Candy Apple
      #9f1a0b
      ΔE = 2.889 / LRV ≈ 8.1%
  18. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Mephiston Red
      #9a1115
      ΔE = 2.522 / LRV ≈ 7.3%
  19. Homebase

    1. Lacquer Red
      #991c20
      ΔE = 2.715 / LRV ≈ 7.7%
  20. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 11136
      #a32b25
      ΔE = 2.763 / LRV ≈ 9.7%
  21. Ford

    1. Bright Poppy Red
      #972a27
      ΔE = 2.786 / LRV ≈ 8.4%
    2. Grenadier Red
      #932824
      ΔE = 2.801 / LRV ≈ 7.8%
  22. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Cardinal - 2908
      #9d101c
      ΔE = 2.972 / LRV ≈ 7.6%

#9c231b HTML / CSS Code Examples

#9c231b foreground

A painting is never finished - it simply stops in interesting places.

Paul Gardner
<p style="color: #9c231b">…</p>

#9c231b background

Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #9c231b">…</p>

#9c231b shadow

There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #9c231b">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
10232603
Binary
10011100, 00100011, 00011011
Hexadecimal
#9c231b
LRV
≈ 8.4%
Closest short hex
#921 ΔE = 2.197
RGB
rgb(156, 35, 27)
RGBA
rgba(156, 35, 27, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.716, g: 0.161, b: 0.124
RYB
red: 0.612%, yellow: 0.139%, blue: 0.106%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6544613 / 0xff9c231b
HSL
hsl(4, 70%, 36%)
HSLA
hsla(4, 70%%, 36%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 4° (3.721), saturation: 83% (0.827), value: 61% (0.612)
HSP
hue: 3.721, saturation: 82.692%, perceived brightness: 35.248%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 13.542, S: 85.501, L: 34.704
Cubehelix
H: -4.514, S: 1.003, L: 0.276
TSL
T: 3.884, S: 0.563, L: 0.276
CMYK
cyan: 0% (0.000), magenta: 78% (0.776), yellow: 83% (0.827), key: 39% (0.388)
CMY
cyan: 39% (0.388), magenta: 86% (0.863), yellow: 89% (0.894)
XYZ
X: 14.511, Y: 8.351, Z: 1.885
xyY
x: 0.586, y: 0.337, Y: 8.351
CIELab
L: 34.704, a: 48.679, b: 35.686
CIELuv
L: 34.704, u: 90.800, v: 21.869
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 34.704, C: 60.359, H: 36.245
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 34.704, C: 93.397, H: 13.542
Hunter-Lab
L: 28.899, a: 39.057, b: 16.363
CIECAM02
J: 27.811, C: 67.241, h: 29.627, Q: 103.900, M: 58.801, s: 75.229, H: 12.088
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.771, jaune: 4.380, green: -9.128
LMS
L: 13.915, M: 3.978, S: 2.010
YCbCr
Y: 76.378, Cb: 106.580, Cr: 181.687
YCgCo
Y: 63.250, Cg: -28.250, Co: 71.250
YDbDr
Y: 70.267, Db: -65.114, Dr: -163.029
YPbPr
Y: 60.197, Pb: -17.915, Pr: 60.868
xvYCC
Y: 67.699, Cb: 112.263, Cr: 181.468
YIQ
Y: 70.267, I: 74.652, Q: 23.097
YUV
Y: 70.267, U: -21.290, V: 75.215
Munsell Color System
7.5R 4/16 ΔE = 5.060
Brand Color
Readability ΔE = 4.305

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