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Diode Blue Color

HEX #0045B0 / RGB (0, 69, 176)

What is Diode Blue Color?

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Diode Blue is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 20-0147-TPM. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Diode Blue color hex code is #0045B0 and the RGB equivalent is (0, 69, 176). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

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Diode Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#0045B0
RGB Values(0, 69, 176)
CMYK Values(100%, 61%, 0%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(216°, 100%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#003399
Inverse Color#FFBA4F [Pastel Orange]
Closest RAL5017 [Traffic blue]
Complementary Color#B06B00 [Philippine Gold]
Diode Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#525252
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Luma)#3E3E3E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#838383

Diode Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0045B0. Complementary color is B06B00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Diode Blue is Philippine Gold with the hex code #B06B00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0045B0 color is offered by #B06B00. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

0045B0 B06B00
Analogous color palette with (0045B0, 1300B0 and 009DB0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Diode Blue (#0045B0) are Neon Blue (#1300B0) and Bondi Blue (#009DB0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Diode Blue with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

0045B0 1300B0 009DB0
Split Complementary color palette with (0045B0, B01300 and 9DB000)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Diode Blue (#0045B0) are #B01300 (Mordant Red 19) and #9DB000 (Apple Green). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

0045B0 B01300 9DB000
Triadic color palette with (0045B0, B00045 and 45B000)

Triadic Palette

Diode Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B00045 (Crimson Glory) and #45B000 (Kelly Green) along with #0045B0 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

0045B0 B00045 45B000
Tetradic color palette with (0045B0, B00045, B06B00 and 00B06B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Diode Blue has four colors - #B00045 (Crimson Glory), #B06B00 (Philippine Gold) and #00B06B (GO Green) in addition to the base color (#0045B0). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

0045B0 B00045 B06B00 00B06B
Square color palette with (0045B0, B0009D, B06B00 and 00B013)

Square Palette

Diode Blue square color palette has #B0009D (Heliotrope Magenta), #B06B00 (Philippine Gold) and #00B013 (Islamic Green). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

0045B0 B0009D B06B00 00B013
Rainbow color

Diode Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Diode Blue rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

0046B0 5000B0 B00079 B01E00 ABB000 14B000 00B083

Tints, Tones & Shades of Diode Blue Color


  • Transparent 336AC0336AC0
  • Transparent 4D7DC84D7DC8
  • Transparent 668FD0668FD0
  • Transparent 80A2D880A2D8
  • Transparent 99B5DF99B5DF
  • Transparent B3C7E7B3C7E7
  • Transparent CCDAEFCCDAEF
  • Transparent E6ECF7E6ECF7


  • Transparent 1A51A61A51A6
  • Transparent 2657A22657A2
  • Transparent 335D9D335D9D
  • Transparent 406398406398
  • Transparent 4D68934D6893
  • Transparent 5A6E8E5A6E8E
  • Transparent 66748A66748A
  • Transparent 737A85737A85


  • Transparent 00378D00378D
  • Transparent 00307B00307B
  • Transparent 00296A00296A
  • Transparent 002358002358
  • Transparent 001C46001C46
  • Transparent 001535001535
  • Transparent 000E23000E23
  • Transparent 000712000712

Diode Blue Color Patterns

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    Diode Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Diode Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Diode Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Diode Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Diode Blue Plaid Pattern

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