HEX #898D86 / RGB (137, 141, 134)

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What is Echo Color?

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Echo has the hex code #898D86. The equivalent RGB values are (137, 141, 134), which means it is composed of 33% red, 34% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:3 M:0 Y:5 K:45. In the HSV/HSB scale, Echo has a hue of 94°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Echo is a moderate gray color with a hint of green. It can be applied to web pages with HTML and/or via the hexadecimal, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK values given on this page have been calculated from the hex color code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Echo Color Codes

Hex Code#898D86
RGB Values(137, 141, 134)
CMYK Values(3%, 0%, 5%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(94°, 5%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#767279 [Sonic Silver]
Closest Pantone®7539 C
Closest RAL7030 [Stone grey]
Complementary Color#8A868D [Taupe Gray]
Echo Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#898989
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Luma)#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BDBDBD

Echo Color Palettes

Echo is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 898D86. Complementary color is 8A868D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Echo is Taupe Gray with the hex code #8A868D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #898D86 color is offered by #8A868D. 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.

Analogous color palette with (898D86, 868D87 and 8D8D86)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Echo (#898D86) are Dolphin Gray (#868D87) and Philippine Gray (#8D8D86). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Echo 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (898D86, 87868D and 8D868D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Echo (#898D86) are #87868D (Taupe Gray) and #8D868D (Taupe Gray). 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.

Triadic color palette with (898D86, 86898D and 8D8689)

Triadic Palette

Echo triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #86898D (Philippine Gray) and #8D8689 (Taupe Gray) along with #898D86 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (898D86, 86898D, 8A868D and 8D8A86)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Echo has four colors - #86898D (Philippine Gray), #8A868D (Taupe Gray) and #8D8A86 (Taupe Gray) in addition to the base color (#898D86). 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.

Square color palette with (898D86, 868D8D, 8A868D and 8D8786)

Square Palette

Echo square color palette has #868D8D (Philippine Gray), #8A868D (Taupe Gray) and #8D8786 (Taupe Gray). 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.

Rainbow color

Echo Color Rainbow Palette

Our Echo 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Echo Color


  • Transparent A1A49E#A1A49E
  • Transparent ACAFAA#ACAFAA
  • Transparent B8BBB6#B8BBB6
  • Transparent C4C6C3#C4C6C3
  • Transparent D0D1CF#D0D1CF
  • Transparent DCDDDB#DCDDDB
  • Transparent E7E8E7#E7E8E7
  • Transparent F3F4F3#F3F4F3


  • Transparent 878A85#878A85
  • Transparent 868984#868984
  • Transparent 858884#858884
  • Transparent 858783#858783
  • Transparent 848582#848582
  • Transparent 838482#838482
  • Transparent 828381#828381
  • Transparent 818181#818181


  • Transparent 6E716B#6E716B
  • Transparent 60635E#60635E
  • Transparent 525550#525550
  • Transparent 454743#454743
  • Transparent 373836#373836
  • Transparent 292A28#292A28
  • Transparent 1B1C1B#1B1C1B
  • Transparent 0E0E0D#0E0E0D

Echo Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Echo Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Echo Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Echo Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Echo Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Echo Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Echo Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Echo Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Echo Plaid Pattern

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