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Behr Mainsail (MQ3-26) Paint Color


Color Name: Mainsail (MQ3-26)
Hex Color Code: #D9DFE2
RGB Color Code: RGB(217, 223, 226)
CMYK Values*: 4.0%, 1.3%, 0.0%, 11.4%
Color Family (Hue): Gray





About Mainsail (MQ3-26) color - its meaning and example


What color is Mainsail (MQ3-26)?

Mainsail (MQ3-26) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Mainsail (MQ3-26) is #D9DFE2, and the RGB color code is RGB(217, 223, 226).

In the RGB color model, Mainsail (MQ3-26) has a red value of 217, a green value of 223, and a blue value of 226. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 4.0% cyan, 1.3% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 11.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 200° (degrees), 13.4 % saturation, and 86.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Mainsail (MQ3-26) has a hue of 200° (degrees), 4.0 % saturation and 88.6 % brightness/value.


Mainsail (MQ3-26) is cool or warm?

The color Mainsail (MQ3-26) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Mainsail (MQ3-26)?

Mainsail (MQ3-26) has an LRV of nearly 73. By LRV value, it is a light color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

Mainsail (MQ3-26)

Light Color


Compare LRV 73 of Mainsail (MQ3-26) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 73 puts Behr Mainsail (MQ3-26) paint color in the lighter category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Mainsail (MQ3-26) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(217, 223, 226)
Red
217 (85.1%)
Green
223 (87.5%)
Blue
226 (88.6%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
3.98%
Magenta
1.33%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
11.37%

HSL

HSL(200deg, 13.4 %, 86.9 %)

Hue
200°
Saturation
13.43 %.
Lightness
86.86 %.

RYB

RYB(11, 27, 24)
Red
11 (4.4%)
Yellow
27 (10.8%)
Blue
24 (9.5%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
200°
Saturation
3.98 %.
Brightness / Value
88.63 %.

HWB

H: 200°

W: 85.10 %

B: 11.37 %

XYZ

X : 68.73

Y : 73.02

Z : 82.42

YXY

Y1 : 73.02

X : 0.31

Y2 : 0.33

CMY

C : 14.90%

M : 12.55%

Y : 11.37%


LRV

~ 73 %

Munsell Color System

9.1BG 8.7/0.5

CIE-Lab

L : 88.46

A : -1.46

B : -2.18

CIE-Lch

L : 88.46

C : 2.62

H : 236.23

CIE-Luv

L : 88.46

U : -3.49

V : -3.09

Hunter-Lab

L : 85.45

A : -5.97

B : 2.63






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Mainsail (MQ3-26) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the colors similar to Mainsail (MQ3-26) (Paint - Behr). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#DCDCDC
Gainsboro
ΔE - 2.92 (97.1% similar)
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Light Gray
ΔE - 3.83 (96.2% similar)
#E5E4E2
Platinum
ΔE - 3.95 (96.0% similar)
#DDEBEC
Cool Mint
ΔE - 4.38 (95.6% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


Mainsail (MQ3-26) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Mainsail (MQ3-26) to Pantone PMS


#D9E1E2
PANTONE 7541 C
ΔE - 1.61 (98.4% similar)
#DDE5ED
PANTONE 656 C
ΔE - 2.69 (97.3% similar)
#D0D3D4
PANTONE 427 C
ΔE - 3.04 (97.0% similar)
#D4D5D4
PANTONE 10101 C
ΔE - 3.46 (96.5% similar)


RAL Design


Mainsail (MQ3-26) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Mainsail (MQ3-26) to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Mainsail (MQ3-26) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Mainsail (MQ3-26) to Pantone TCX




British Standard 4800


Mainsail (MQ3-26) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Mainsail (MQ3-26) to British Standard 4800


#E2E2E1
BS 10-A-01 - White
ΔE - 3.22 (96.8% similar)
#E5E5E5
BS 22-C-33 - Soft Purple
ΔE - 3.28 (96.7% similar)
#D2D2D2
BS 02-A-03 - Grey
ΔE - 3.99 (96.0% similar)
#E3E3DF
BS 22-B-15 - Swansdown
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)


RAL Classic


Mainsail (MQ3-26) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Mainsail (MQ3-26) to RAL Classic


#ECECE7
RAL 9003 - Signal White
ΔE - 5.37 (94.6% similar)
#C8C8C7
RAL 7047 - Telegray 4
ΔE - 6.06 (93.9% similar)
#F1F0EA
RAL 9016 - Traffic White
ΔE - 6.34 (93.7% similar)
#C5C7C4
RAL 7035 - Light Gray
ΔE - 6.50 (93.5% similar)





Paint similar to Mainsail (MQ3-26) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Mainsail (MQ3-26) (Paint - Behr). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Sherwin Williams


Mainsail (MQ3-26) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Mainsail (MQ3-26) to Sherwin Williams


#DBDFE0
Icicle (SW 6238)
ΔE - 1.18 (98.8% similar)
#E1E6E6
Rarified Air (SW 6525)
ΔE - 2.18 (97.8% similar)
#E0E3E2
Clean Slate (SW 9621)
ΔE - 2.41 (97.6% similar)
#D8E0DF
Mountain Air (SW 6224)
ΔE - 2.52 (97.5% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Mainsail (MQ3-26) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Mainsail (MQ3-26) to Benjamin Moore


#DEE2E3
Whirlpool (1436)
ΔE - 1.39 (98.6% similar)
#DDE1E1
Mineral Ice (2132-70)
ΔE - 1.67 (98.3% similar)
#DFE2E3
Full Moon (2119-70)
ΔE - 1.68 (98.3% similar)
#DCDFDE
Pearl River (871)
ΔE - 2.21 (97.8% similar)


PPG Paints


Mainsail (MQ3-26) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Mainsail (MQ3-26) to PPG Paints


#D9DCDD
Spring Thaw (PPG1013-2)
ΔE - 1.59 (98.4% similar)
#DEDFE2
Wayward Winds (PPG1043-3)
ΔE - 2.43 (97.6% similar)
#E3E4E5
Windswept Beach (PPG1169-1)
ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
#D9E4E5
Beachcomber (PPG1151-1)
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)





Behr


Mainsail (MQ3-26) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Mainsail (MQ3-26) to Behr


#DBDDDF
Script White (N540-1)
ΔE - 1.83 (98.2% similar)
#D9DCDB
Drizzle (PPU26-14)
ΔE - 2.29 (97.7% similar)
#D6D9D8
Gray Shimmer (MQ3-25)
ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)
#DDE7E8
Blue Bird Day (BL-W03)
ΔE - 2.76 (97.2% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Mainsail (MQ3-26) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Mainsail (MQ3-26) to Dunn-Edwards


#D8DADB
Silver Setting (DE 6359)
ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)
#E1E3E4
Cold Wind (DE 6351)
ΔE - 2.15 (97.9% similar)
#D5D7D9
December Sky (DE 6352)
ΔE - 2.45 (97.6% similar)
#DDE8ED
Polar Ice (DE 5798)
ΔE - 2.71 (97.3% similar)


Valspar


Mainsail (MQ3-26) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Mainsail (MQ3-26) to Valspar


#DFE1E1
Prudence (7004-13)
ΔE - 2.17 (97.8% similar)
#D7D9DA
Fragile Blue (7004-10)
ΔE - 2.23 (97.8% similar)
#E1E3E3
Gentle Gray (T651)
ΔE - 2.33 (97.7% similar)
#DADBDE
Respite (8004-47A)
ΔE - 2.51 (97.5% similar)








Color Combinations


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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Mainsail (MQ3-26) - #D9DFE2 Color Images and Patterns


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