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#ad231c Hex Color Code

#ad231c Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #ad231c is a medium dark shade of red. In the RGB color model #ad231c is comprised of 67.84% red, 13.73% green and 10.98% blue. In the HSL color space #ad231c has a hue of 3° (degrees), 72% saturation and 39% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 609.16 nm.

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#ad231c linear gradient to complementary #0093c9

  1. #ad231c
  2. #a83f38
  3. #9f5353
  4. #93646f
  5. #80758c
  6. #6184aa
  7. #0093c9

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #98050d
  2. #9f1212
  3. #a61b17
  4. #ad231c
  5. #b42a21
  6. #bb3126
  7. #c2382b

Tones

  1. #ad231c
  2. #a43528
  3. #9a4234
  4. #904d40
  5. #84564c
  6. #765e59
  7. #656565

Tints and Shades

#ad231c to white

  1. #ad231c
  2. #c14e3e
  3. #d37261
  4. #e29586
  5. #eeb8ad
  6. #f8dbd5
  7. #ffffff

#ad231c to black

  1. #ad231c
  2. #8f2119
  3. #721e16
  4. #561a13
  5. #3b150e
  6. #230f08
  7. #000000

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  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2350 C
      #af231c
      ΔE = 0.452 / LRV ≈ 10.4%
    2. ★ 1805
      #ad2624
      ΔE = 1.660 / LRV ≈ 10.4%
  2. Sikkens

    1. ★ C4.75.30
      #ae1e1c
      ΔE = 0.705 / LRV ≈ 10.0%
    2. C3.57.31
      #a52e28
      ΔE = 2.601 / LRV ≈ 10.1%
  3. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2570-Y80R
      #a9261e
      ΔE = 0.829 / LRV ≈ 9.9%
    2. S 3060-Y80R
      #a83227
      ΔE = 2.334 / LRV ≈ 10.8%
  4. Revell

    1. ★ Revell 37131
      #ab1f1c
      ΔE = 0.960 / LRV ≈ 9.7%
  5. Ford

    1. ★ Venetian Red
      #af1f1f
      ΔE = 1.112 / LRV ≈ 10.2%
    2. ★ Red
      #ab1a17
      ΔE = 1.395 / LRV ≈ 9.5%
  6. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Red
      #aa1e1b
      ΔE = 1.198 / LRV ≈ 9.6%
    2. ★ Medium Red Mica
      #ac191b
      ΔE = 1.495 / LRV ≈ 9.5%
  7. Audi

    1. ★ Tornado Red / LY3D
      #a9211d
      ΔE = 1.209 / LRV ≈ 9.6%
    2. ★ Brilliant Red / C8, C8C8, C8PA, C8PW, LY3J
      #b51c14
      ΔE = 2.082 / LRV ≈ 10.7%
  8. Resene

    1. ★ Bonfire R45-110-038
      #a62a20
      ΔE = 1.445 / LRV ≈ 9.9%
    2. ★ Del Toro R46-119-032
      #b11d20
      ΔE = 1.559 / LRV ≈ 10.3%
  9. Crayola

    1. ★ Christmas Red
      #b22222
      ΔE = 1.678 / LRV ≈ 10.7%
  10. AMC

    1. ★ Oriental Red
      #aa2b25
      ΔE = 1.720 / LRV ≈ 10.4%
    2. ★ Rio Red
      #b22525
      ΔE = 2.155 / LRV ≈ 10.9%
  11. Fender

    1. ★ 25 / Chrome Red
      #b4151c
      ΔE = 1.735 / LRV ≈ 10.3%
    2. 54 / Dakota Red
      #ae0315
      ΔE = 2.640 / LRV ≈ 9.1%
  12. Chrysler

    1. ★ Red
      #a52921
      ΔE = 1.744 / LRV ≈ 9.7%
    2. Red
      #ae3127
      ΔE = 2.478 / LRV ≈ 11.3%
  13. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 11105
      #ae2825
      ΔE = 1.793 / LRV ≈ 10.7%
    2. Federal Standard 11136
      #a32b25
      ΔE = 2.527 / LRV ≈ 9.7%
  14. RAL

    1. ★ RAL 3016 / Coral red
      #b32821
      ΔE = 1.822 / LRV ≈ 11.2%
    2. RAL 3031 / Orient red
      #b32428
      ΔE = 2.923 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  15. Tollens

    1. ★ UC006 Rouge Merlion
      #a42920
      ΔE = 1.842 / LRV ≈ 9.6%
    2. Mara des bois | EE158
      #ab0e1a
      ΔE = 2.681 / LRV ≈ 9.0%
  16. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Front Door Red
      #a6231f
      ΔE = 1.849 / LRV ≈ 9.4%
    2. Pedicure At Lunch
      #ad322b
      ΔE = 2.993 / LRV ≈ 11.3%
  17. Duron

    1. ★ Chinese Red
      #ad2f21
      ΔE = 1.878 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  18. Humbrol

    1. ★ 153 Insignia Red
      #b2101b
      ΔE = 1.922 / LRV ≈ 9.9%
    2. 60 Scarlet
      #ba131d
      ΔE = 2.649 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  19. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 4808
      #ae121b
      ΔE = 2.015 / LRV ≈ 9.5%
    2. ★ 4615
      #a62f1c
      ΔE = 2.208 / LRV ≈ 10.2%
  20. Sanderson

    1. ★ Bengal Red
      #ac2b18
      ΔE = 2.056 / LRV ≈ 10.6%
  21. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 5-b6
      #a92e27
      ΔE = 2.116 / LRV ≈ 10.5%
    2. 6-b6
      #a92e18
      ΔE = 2.552 / LRV ≈ 10.5%
  22. Designers Guild

    1. ★ Ladybird
      #a91c11
      ΔE = 2.171 / LRV ≈ 9.3%
  23. Little Greene

    1. Firefly
      #af2426
      ΔE = 2.307 / LRV ≈ 10.5%
  24. Volkswagen

    1. Mars Red
      #b22e20
      ΔE = 2.437 / LRV ≈ 11.5%
    2. Flash Red
      #ae1e25
      ΔE = 2.697 / LRV ≈ 10.1%
  25. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Scarlet - 2907
      #b5001a
      ΔE = 2.685 / LRV ≈ 9.9%
  26. Caparol

    1. Burgund 1
      #ac3428
      ΔE = 2.777 / LRV ≈ 11.4%
  27. Magnolia Home

    1. Brave And Bold / JG-32
      #a62c29
      ΔE = 2.848 / LRV ≈ 10.1%
  28. Plascon

    1. Garnet Shadow R3-B1-1
      #b01824
      ΔE = 2.974 / LRV ≈ 10.0%

#ad231c HTML / CSS Code Examples

#ad231c foreground

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.

Charles Horton Cooley
<p style="color: #ad231c">…</p>

#ad231c background

Art is the stored honey of the human soul.

Theodore Dreiser
<p style="background-color: #ad231c">…</p>

#ad231c shadow

Don't be an art critic, but paint, there lies salvation.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #ad231c">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11346716
Binary
10101101, 00100011, 00011100
Hexadecimal
#ad231c
LRV
≈ 10.2%
Closest short hex
#a22 ΔE = 1.871
RGB
rgb(173, 35, 28)
RGBA
rgba(173, 35, 28, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.733, g: 0.148, b: 0.119
RYB
red: 0.678%, yellow: 0.139%, blue: 0.110%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5430500 / 0xffad231c
HSL
hsl(3, 72%, 39%)
HSLA
hsla(3, 72%, 39%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 3° (2.897), saturation: 84% (0.838), value: 68% (0.678)
HSP
hue: 2.897, saturation: 83.815%, perceived brightness: 38.737%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 13.132, S: 87.373, L: 38.151
Cubehelix
H: -5.349, S: 1.088, L: 0.297
TSL
T: 3.898, S: 0.591, L: 0.296
CMYK
cyan: 0% (0.000), magenta: 80% (0.798), yellow: 84% (0.838), key: 32% (0.322)
CMY
cyan: 32% (0.322), magenta: 86% (0.863), yellow: 89% (0.890)
XYZ
X: 18.046, Y: 10.173, Z: 2.112
xyY
x: 0.595, y: 0.335, Y: 10.173
CIELab
L: 38.151, a: 53.968, b: 39.629
CIELuv
L: 38.151, u: 104.173, v: 24.304
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 38.151, C: 66.955, H: 36.290
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 38.151, C: 106.971, H: 13.132
Hunter-Lab
L: 31.895, a: 45.179, b: 18.401
CIECAM02
J: 31.096, C: 74.207, h: 29.532, Q: 109.866, M: 64.893, s: 76.854, H: 11.964
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.756, jaune: 4.823, green: -10.190
LMS
L: 17.252, M: 4.584, S: 2.269
YCbCr
Y: 80.845, Cb: 104.503, Cr: 189.079
YCgCo
Y: 67.750, Cg: -32.750, Co: 79.500
YDbDr
Y: 75.464, Db: -71.431, Dr: -185.473
YPbPr
Y: 63.890, Pb: -19.370, Pr: 69.322
xvYCC
Y: 70.870, Cb: 110.985, Cr: 188.895
YIQ
Y: 75.464, I: 84.458, Q: 27.003
YUV
Y: 75.464, U: -23.356, V: 85.570
Munsell Color System
7.5R 4/16 ΔE = 2.148
Brand Color
LastFM ΔE = 4.215

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