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Hex #508ecd

#508ecd is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #508ecd color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#508ecd Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 80   G 142   B 205   copy to clipboard


H 210.24   S 0.56   L 0.56


C 49%   M 25%   Y 0%   K 20%
Usage of blue The color #508ecd is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#508ecd Conversion and Usage

Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.

#508ecd to RGB conversion

80% RED
142% GREEN
205% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(80, 142, 205); // for text color
background-color: rgb(80, 142, 205); // for background color

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#508ecd to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
49.02 % 24.71 % 0 % 19.61 %

#508ecd to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
210.24 0.56 0.56

CSS code: color: hsl(210.2, 56%, 56%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #508ecd

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage for headings: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage as fill color: recommended
Usage for buttons: watch out for enough contrast

As a rather light shade, this color can very well be used as a fill/background, also to bigger elements. If there is no obvious reason, we do not recommend using it as text-color on white backgrounds (low contrast gives bad accessability-rating). Some usage-examples for #508ecd

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #508ecd

This shows how text with the hex-color #508ecd would look on a white background. Because of the lightness of the color this color is not recommended to be used as font-color. However, if you know what youre doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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