#686c8e Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #686c8e is composed of 40.8% red, 42.4% green and 55.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 26.8% cyan, 23.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 44.3% black. It has a hue angle of 233.7 degrees, a saturation of 15.4% and a lightness of 48.2%. #686c8e color hex could be obtained by blending #d0d8ff with #00001d. Closest websafe color is: #666699.

    • R 41
    • G 42
    • B 56
    RGB color chart
    • C 27
    • M 24
    • Y 0
    • K 44
    CMYK color chart

#686c8e color description : Mostly desaturated dark blue.

#686c8e Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #686c8e has RGB values of R:104, G:108, B:142 and CMYK values of C:0.27, M:0.24, Y:0, K:0.44. Its decimal value is 6843534.

Hex triplet 686c8e #686c8e
RGB Decimal 104, 108, 142 rgb(104,108,142)
RGB Percent 40.8, 42.4, 55.7 rgb(40.8%,42.4%,55.7%)
CMYK 27, 24, 0, 44
HSL 233.7°, 15.4, 48.2 hsl(233.7,15.4%,48.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 233.7°, 26.8, 55.7
Web Safe 666699 #666699
CIE-LAB 46.473, 6.526, -19.113
XYZ 15.953, 15.621, 27.764
xyY 0.269, 0.263, 15.621
CIE-LCH 46.473, 20.196, 288.851
CIE-LUV 46.473, -3.947, -28.309
Hunter-Lab 39.523, 2.883, -13.984
Binary 01101000, 01101100, 10001110

Color Schemes with #686c8e

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Alternatives to #686c8e

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#686c8e Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #686c8e

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CSS codes
.text {color:#686c8e;}
.background {background-color:#686c8e;}
.border {border:1px solid #686c8e;}

Shades and Tints of #686c8e

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, #040506 is the darkest color, while #fafafb is the lightest one.

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Tones of #686c8e

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7b7b7b is the less saturated color, while #0921ed is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #686c8e 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.

  • #6f6f6f Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #6e6e75 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6c7494 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #6f7393 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #6b7780 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6b7192 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6c7091 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #697385 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population