Faux-Neon blue (#3000ab) color information

The hexidecimal color, #3000ab, is related to "Neon blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "dark blue". When people from western culture see this color, Neon blue (#3000ab), used in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing.

Breakdown of #3000ab

#3000ab is made up of (48, 0, 171) in RGB colorspace and (71.93, 100.00, 0.00, 32.94) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3145899 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #330099. White should be used ontop of #3000ab to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3000ab. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3000ab luma #33.68
Websafe hex #330099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(48, 0, 171) Adobe RGB (49.00, 21.00, 167.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(19%, 0%, 67%) Closest named color Neon blue
rgba rgba(48.0, 0.0, 171.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 47.13, -106.65)
cmyk cmyk(71.93, 100.00, 0.00, 32.94) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 56.90, -73.64)
hsv hsv(257.01, 100.00, 33.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 93.06, 307.69)
hsb hsb(257.01, 100.00, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, -1.32, -84.56)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Neon blue (#3000ab)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #3000ab and the second color is called the "compliment" #7aaa00.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Neon blue (#3000ab)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #3000ab is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7aaa00.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Neon blue (#3000ab)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Neon blue (#3000ab)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Neon blue (#3000ab)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #3000ab

Lighter shades are produced by blending #3000ab with white

Faux-Neon blue (#3000ab)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #3000ab can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #3000ab

When you combine pure gray with this color, #3000ab, tones are produced.

Faux-Neon blue (#3000ab) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #3000ab as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3000ab → #7aaa00
#3000ab → #6e4cc4
#3000ab → #ffffff
#3000ab → #8500aa
#3000ab → #1c0066
#3000ab → #0025aa

#3000ab in different lighting conditions

Seeing #3000ab on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #3000ab could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #3000ab

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#3000abmight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#3000ab popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#3000ab. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#3000ab in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #3000ab
Java new Color(48, 0, 171);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 48, 0, 171);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:48 green:0 blue:171 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(48f, 0f, 171f);
Swift UIColor(red:48, green:0, blue:171, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ab0030
Python Color('#3000ab')

Base Conversions of hex color #3000ab

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3000ab. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3145899 while the individual RGB conversions are: 48, 0, 171.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110000 00000000 10101011
Hex 30 00 ab
Octal 60 0 253
Decimal 48 0 171

#3000ab Icons

If you're considering using #3000ab in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Neon blue (#3000ab) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3000ab colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #3000ab on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3000ab on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3000ab background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3000ab background.
This text is hex color #3000ab on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3000ab on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3000ab and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3000ab and white (#ffffff) background.