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Electric Brown Color

HEX #B2550E / RGB (178, 85, 14)

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What is Electric Brown Color?

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Electric Brown has the hex code #B2550E. The equivalent RGB values are (178, 85, 14), which means it is composed of 64% red, 31% green and 5% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:52 Y:92 K:30. In the HSV/HSB scale, Electric Brown has a hue of 26°, 92% saturation and a brightness value of 70%.
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.

Electric Brown is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Electric Brown CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Electric Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#B2550E
RGB Values(178, 85, 14)
CMYK Values(0%, 52%, 92%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(26°, 92%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#996600
Inverse Color#4DAAF1 [Picton Blue]
Closest Pantone®167 C
Closest RAL2001 [Red orange]
Complementary Color#0E6BB2 [Green-Blue]
Electric Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#696969
Weighted Average (Luma)#646464
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A2A2A2

Electric Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B2550E. Complementary color is 0E6BB2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Electric Brown is Green-Blue with the hex code #0E6BB2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B2550E color is offered by #0E6BB2. 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.

B2550E 0E6BB2
Analogous color palette with (B2550E, B2A70E and B20E19)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Electric Brown (#B2550E) are Gold Foil (#B2A70E) and Carnelian (#B20E19). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Electric Brown 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.

B2550E B2A70E B20E19
Split Complementary color palette with (B2550E, 0EB2A7 and 0E19B2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Electric Brown (#B2550E) are #0EB2A7 (Tiffany Blue) and #0E19B2 (Blue (Pantone)). 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.

B2550E 0EB2A7 0E19B2
Triadic color palette with (B2550E, 0EB255 and 550EB2)

Triadic Palette

Electric Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #0EB255 (Green (Pigment)) and #550EB2 (Metallic Violet) along with #B2550E create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

B2550E 0EB255 550EB2
Tetradic color palette with (B2550E, 0EB255, 0E6BB2 and B20E6B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Electric Brown has four colors - #0EB255 (Green (Pigment)), #0E6BB2 (Green-Blue) and #B20E6B (Jazzberry Jam) in addition to the base color (#B2550E). 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.

B2550E 0EB255 0E6BB2 B20E6B
Square color palette with (B2550E, 19B20E, 0E6BB2 and A70EB2)

Square Palette

Electric Brown square color palette has #19B20E (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #0E6BB2 (Green-Blue) and #A70EB2 (Heliotrope Magenta). 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.

B2550E 19B20E 0E6BB2 A70EB2
Rainbow color

Electric Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Electric Brown 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.

B2550E 82B20E 0EB226 0EB1B2 0E25B2 840EB2 B20E54

Tints, Tones & Shades of Electric Brown Color


  • Transparent C1773EC1773E
  • Transparent C98856C98856
  • Transparent D1996ED1996E
  • Transparent D9AA87D9AA87
  • Transparent E0BB9FE0BB9F
  • Transparent E8CCB7E8CCB7
  • Transparent F0DDCFF0DDCF
  • Transparent F7EEE7F7EEE7


  • Transparent A85E25A85E25
  • Transparent A36230A36230
  • Transparent 9E663C9E663C
  • Transparent 996B47996B47
  • Transparent 946F52946F52
  • Transparent 8F735E8F735E
  • Transparent 8A77698A7769
  • Transparent 857C75857C75


  • Transparent 8E440B8E440B
  • Transparent 7D3C0A7D3C0A
  • Transparent 6B33086B3308
  • Transparent 592B07592B07
  • Transparent 472206472206
  • Transparent 351A04351A04
  • Transparent 241103241103
  • Transparent 120901120901

Electric Brown Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Electric Brown Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Electric Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Brown Plaid Pattern

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