#686b79 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #686b79 is composed of 40.8% red, 42% green and 47.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 14% cyan, 11.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 52.5% black. It has a hue angle of 229.4 degrees, a saturation of 7.6% and a lightness of 44.1%. #686b79 color hex could be obtained by blending #d0d6f2 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #666666.

    • R 41
    • G 42
    • B 47
    RGB color chart
    • C 14
    • M 12
    • Y 0
    • K 53
    CMYK color chart

#686b79 color description : Dark grayish blue.

#686b79 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #686b79 has RGB values of R:104, G:107, B:121 and CMYK values of C:0.14, M:0.12, Y:0, K:0.53. Its decimal value is 6843257.

Hex triplet 686b79 #686b79
RGB Decimal 104, 107, 121 rgb(104,107,121)
RGB Percent 40.8, 42, 47.5 rgb(40.8%,42%,47.5%)
CMYK 14, 12, 0, 53
HSL 229.4°, 7.6, 44.1 hsl(229.4,7.6%,44.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 229.4°, 14, 47.5
Web Safe 666666 #666666
CIE-LAB 45.413, 1.946, -8.17
XYZ 14.417, 14.839, 20.193
xyY 0.292, 0.3, 14.839
CIE-LCH 45.413, 8.398, 283.396
CIE-LUV 45.413, -2.389, -11.54
Hunter-Lab 38.521, -0.606, -4.115
Binary 01101000, 01101011, 01111001

Color Schemes with #686b79

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Alternatives to #686b79

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#686b79 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #686b79

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CSS codes
.text {color:#686b79;}
.background {background-color:#686b79;}
.border {border:1px solid #686b79;}

Shades and Tints of #686b79

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #040405 is the darkest color, while #f9fafa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #686b79

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #686b79 is the less saturated color, while #0028e1 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #686b79 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #6c6c6c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #6b6c6f Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #71727f Protanopia 1% of men
  • #777080 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #6e737b Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6d6f7d Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #716e7d Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #6c707a Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population