#b9b8b8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b8b8 is composed of 72.5% red, 72.2% green and 72.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0.5% magenta, 0.5% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 0.7% and a lightness of 72.4%. #b9b8b8 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #737171. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 73
    • G 72
    • B 72
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 1
    • Y 1
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9b8b8 color description : Grayish red.

#b9b8b8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b8b8 has RGB values of R:185, G:184, B:184 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.01, Y:0.01, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12171448.

Hex triplet b9b8b8 #b9b8b8
RGB Decimal 185, 184, 184 rgb(185,184,184)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.2, 72.2 rgb(72.5%,72.2%,72.2%)
CMYK 0, 1, 1, 27
HSL 0°, 0.7, 72.4 hsl(0,0.7%,72.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 0.5, 72.5
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 74.86, 0.35, 0.117
XYZ 45.798, 48.056, 52.208
xyY 0.314, 0.329, 48.056
CIE-LCH 74.86, 0.369, 18.477
CIE-LUV 74.86, 0.564, 0.113
Hunter-Lab 69.322, -3.387, 3.873
Binary 10111001, 10111000, 10111000

Color Schemes with #b9b8b8

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Alternatives to #b9b8b8

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#b9b8b8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b8b8

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b8b8;}
.background {background-color:#b9b8b8;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b8b8;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b8b8

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, #080808 is the darkest color, while #fdfdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b8b8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b9b8b8 is the less saturated color, while #fa7777 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b8b8 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.

  • #b8b8b8 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b8b8b8 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bfbbbb Protanopia 1% of men
  • #ccb6bd Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #beb9c7 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bcb9ba Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c5b6bb Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bcb9c1 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population