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#ad231b Hex Color Code

#ad231b Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #ad231b is a medium dark shade of red. In the RGB color model #ad231b is comprised of 67.84% red, 13.73% green and 10.59% blue. In the HSL color space #ad231b has a hue of 3° (degrees), 73% saturation and 39% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 608.92 nm.

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#ad231b linear gradient to complementary #0091c8

  1. #ad231b
  2. #a73e37
  3. #9f5252
  4. #92636f
  5. #80738c
  6. #6182a9
  7. #0091c8

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #98050c
  2. #9f1211
  3. #a61b16
  4. #ad231b
  5. #b42a20
  6. #bb3125
  7. #c2382a

Tones

  1. #ad231b
  2. #a43527
  3. #9a4234
  4. #8f4c40
  5. #83554c
  6. #755d58
  7. #646464

Tints and Shades

#ad231b to white

  1. #ad231b
  2. #c14e3d
  3. #d37260
  4. #e29586
  5. #eeb8ad
  6. #f8dbd5
  7. #ffffff

#ad231b to black

  1. #ad231b
  2. #8f2118
  3. #721e15
  4. #561a12
  5. #3b150e
  6. #230f07
  7. #000000

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Similar Paints

  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2350 C
      #af231c
      ΔE = 0.470 / LRV ≈ 10.4%
    2. ★ 1805
      #ad2624
      ΔE = 1.875 / LRV ≈ 10.4%
  2. Sikkens

    1. ★ C4.75.30
      #ae1e1c
      ΔE = 0.863 / LRV ≈ 10.0%
    2. C3.57.31
      #a52e28
      ΔE = 2.760 / LRV ≈ 10.1%
  3. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2570-Y80R
      #a9261e
      ΔE = 0.931 / LRV ≈ 9.9%
    2. S 3060-Y80R
      #a83227
      ΔE = 2.426 / LRV ≈ 10.8%
  4. Revell

    1. ★ Revell 37131
      #ab1f1c
      ΔE = 1.089 / LRV ≈ 9.7%
  5. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Matador Red
      #b22017
      ΔE = 1.245 / LRV ≈ 10.6%
    2. ★ Medium Red Mica
      #ac191b
      ΔE = 1.614 / LRV ≈ 9.5%
  6. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 4575
      #b1191b
      ΔE = 1.264 / LRV ≈ 10.1%
    2. ★ 4809
      #ad1714
      ΔE = 1.476 / LRV ≈ 9.6%
  7. Audi

    1. ★ Tornado Red / LY3D
      #a9211d
      ΔE = 1.334 / LRV ≈ 9.6%
    2. ★ Brilliant Red / C8, C8C8, C8PA, C8PW, LY3J
      #b51c14
      ΔE = 1.934 / LRV ≈ 10.7%
  8. RAL

    1. ★ RAL 3000 / Flame red
      #af2b1e
      ΔE = 1.471 / LRV ≈ 10.9%
    2. ★ RAL 3001 / Signal red
      #a52019
      ΔE = 2.025 / LRV ≈ 9.1%
  9. Resene

    1. ★ Bonfire R45-110-038
      #a62a20
      ΔE = 1.517 / LRV ≈ 9.9%
    2. ★ Del Toro R46-119-032
      #b11d20
      ΔE = 1.755 / LRV ≈ 10.3%
  10. Ford

    1. ★ Ford Red
      #a91a16
      ΔE = 1.742 / LRV ≈ 9.2%
    2. ★ Rio Red
      #b12022
      ΔE = 1.931 / LRV ≈ 10.5%
  11. Chrysler

    1. ★ Red
      #a52921
      ΔE = 1.853 / LRV ≈ 9.7%
    2. Red
      #ae3127
      ΔE = 2.564 / LRV ≈ 11.3%
  12. Fender

    1. ★ 25 / Chrome Red
      #b4151c
      ΔE = 1.853 / LRV ≈ 10.3%
    2. 54 / Dakota Red
      #ae0315
      ΔE = 2.681 / LRV ≈ 9.1%
  13. Crayola

    1. ★ Christmas Red
      #b22222
      ΔE = 1.859 / LRV ≈ 10.7%
  14. Duron

    1. ★ Chinese Red
      #ad2f21
      ΔE = 1.859 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  15. Sanderson

    1. ★ Bengal Red
      #ac2b18
      ΔE = 1.869 / LRV ≈ 10.6%
  16. AMC

    1. ★ Oriental Red
      #aa2b25
      ΔE = 1.897 / LRV ≈ 10.4%
    2. Rio Red
      #b22525
      ΔE = 2.339 / LRV ≈ 10.9%
  17. Tollens

    1. ★ UC006 Rouge Merlion
      #a42920
      ΔE = 1.921 / LRV ≈ 9.6%
    2. Mara des bois | EE158
      #ab0e1a
      ΔE = 2.791 / LRV ≈ 9.0%
  18. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Front Door Red
      #a6231f
      ΔE = 1.977 / LRV ≈ 9.4%
    2. Pomegranate Red
      #a61a1d
      ΔE = 2.844 / LRV ≈ 8.9%
  19. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 11105
      #ae2825
      ΔE = 1.990 / LRV ≈ 10.7%
    2. Federal Standard 11136
      #a32b25
      ΔE = 2.669 / LRV ≈ 9.7%
  20. Designers Guild

    1. ★ Ladybird
      #a91c11
      ΔE = 2.014 / LRV ≈ 9.3%
  21. Humbrol

    1. ★ 153 Insignia Red
      #b2101b
      ΔE = 2.046 / LRV ≈ 9.9%
    2. 60 Scarlet
      #ba131d
      ΔE = 2.730 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  22. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 5-b6
      #a92e27
      ΔE = 2.274 / LRV ≈ 10.5%
    2. 6-b6
      #a92e18
      ΔE = 2.376 / LRV ≈ 10.5%
  23. Volkswagen

    1. Mars Red
      #b22e20
      ΔE = 2.400 / LRV ≈ 11.5%
    2. Kasan Red
      #b62c21
      ΔE = 2.850 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  24. Little Greene

    1. Firefly
      #af2426
      ΔE = 2.523 / LRV ≈ 10.5%
  25. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Scarlet - 2907
      #b5001a
      ΔE = 2.794 / LRV ≈ 9.9%
  26. Caparol

    1. Burgund 1
      #ac3428
      ΔE = 2.842 / LRV ≈ 11.4%
  27. Plascon

    1. French Kiss R6-C1-1
      #a42410
      ΔE = 2.853 / LRV ≈ 9.2%

#ad231b HTML / CSS Code Examples

#ad231b foreground

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="color: #ad231b">…</p>

#ad231b background

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

Michelangelo
<p style="background-color: #ad231b">…</p>

#ad231b shadow

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

Edgar Degas
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #ad231b">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11346715
Binary
10101101, 00100011, 00011011
Hexadecimal
#ad231b
LRV
≈ 10.2%
Closest short hex
#a21 ΔE = 1.975
RGB
rgb(173, 35, 27)
RGBA
rgba(173, 35, 27, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.736, g: 0.149, b: 0.115
RYB
red: 0.678%, yellow: 0.139%, blue: 0.106%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5430501 / 0xffad231b
HSL
hsl(3, 73%, 39%)
HSLA
hsla(3, 73%, 39%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 3° (3.288), saturation: 84% (0.844), value: 68% (0.678)
HSP
hue: 3.288, saturation: 84.393%, perceived brightness: 38.724%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 13.252, S: 88.063, L: 38.143
Cubehelix
H: -4.954, S: 1.093, L: 0.296
TSL
T: 3.892, S: 0.594, L: 0.295
CMYK
cyan: 0% (0.000), magenta: 80% (0.798), yellow: 84% (0.844), key: 32% (0.322)
CMY
cyan: 32% (0.322), magenta: 86% (0.863), yellow: 89% (0.894)
XYZ
X: 18.035, Y: 10.168, Z: 2.050
xyY
x: 0.596, y: 0.336, Y: 10.168
CIELab
L: 38.143, a: 53.941, b: 40.145
CIELuv
L: 38.143, u: 104.325, v: 24.569
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 38.143, C: 67.241, H: 36.658
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 38.143, C: 107.179, H: 13.252
Hunter-Lab
L: 31.888, a: 45.150, b: 18.510
CIECAM02
J: 31.086, C: 74.387, h: 29.859, Q: 109.849, M: 65.051, s: 76.953, H: 12.388
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.753, jaune: 4.888, green: -10.173
LMS
L: 17.251, M: 4.584, S: 2.208
YCbCr
Y: 80.747, Cb: 104.064, Cr: 189.150
YCgCo
Y: 67.500, Cg: -32.500, Co: 79.750
YDbDr
Y: 75.350, Db: -72.764, Dr: -185.690
YPbPr
Y: 63.818, Pb: -19.870, Pr: 69.368
xvYCC
Y: 70.808, Cb: 110.546, Cr: 188.935
YIQ
Y: 75.350, I: 84.779, Q: 26.692
YUV
Y: 75.350, U: -23.792, V: 85.670
Munsell Color System
7.5R 4/16 ΔE = 2.187
Brand Color
LastFM ΔE = 4.141

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