#7B7979 Hex Code

Color Name: Sonic Silver

What is hex #7B7979 Color?

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The color name of hex code #7B7979 is Sonic Silver. The RGB values are (123, 121, 121) which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:2 Y:2 K:52. In the HSV/HSB scale, #7B7979 has a hue of 0°, 2% saturation and a brightness value of 48%.
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.

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Hex #7B7979 Color Codes

Color NameSonic Silver
RGB Values(123, 121, 121)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 2%, 52%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 2%, 48%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#848686 [Old Silver]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 9 C
Closest RAL7037 [Dusty grey]
Complementary Color#797B7B [Sonic Silver]
#7B7979 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Luma)#797979
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B1B1B1

Hex #7B7979 Color Palettes

7B7979 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 7B7979. Complementary color is 797B7B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #7B7979 is #797B7B which is called Sonic Silver. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #7B7979 color is offered by #797B7B. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (7B7979, 7B7A79 and 7B797A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #7B7979 are #7B7A79 and #7B797A, called Sonic Silver and Sonic Silver, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #7B7979 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (7B7979, 797B7A and 797A7B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #7B7979 are #797B7A (Sonic Silver) and #797A7B (Sonic Silver). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (7B7979, 797B79 and 79797B)

Triadic Palette

#7B7979 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #797B79 (Sonic Silver) and #79797B (Sonic Silver) along with #7B7979, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (7B7979, 797B79, 797B7B and 7B797B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #7B7979 has #797B79 (Sonic Silver), #797B7B (Sonic Silver) and #7B797B (Sonic Silver). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (7B7979, 7A7B79, 797B7B and 7A797B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #7B7979 contains #7A7B79 (Sonic Silver), #797B7B (Sonic Silver) and #7A797B (Sonic Silver). 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.

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Hex #7B7979 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #7B7979 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of 7B7979 Color


  • Transparent 959494959494
  • Transparent A3A1A1A3A1A1
  • Transparent B0AFAFB0AFAF
  • Transparent BDBCBCBDBCBC
  • Transparent CAC9C9CAC9C9
  • Transparent D7D7D7D7D7D7
  • Transparent E5E4E4E5E4E4
  • Transparent F2F2F2F2F2F2


  • Transparent 7C7A7A7C7A7A
  • Transparent 7D7B7B7D7B7B
  • Transparent 7D7C7C7D7C7C
  • Transparent 7E7D7D7E7D7D
  • Transparent 7E7D7D7E7D7D
  • Transparent 7F7E7E7F7E7E
  • Transparent 7F7F7F7F7F7F
  • Transparent 807F7F807F7F


  • Transparent 626161626161
  • Transparent 565555565555
  • Transparent 4A49494A4949
  • Transparent 3E3D3D3E3D3D
  • Transparent 313030313030
  • Transparent 252424252424
  • Transparent 191818191818
  • Transparent 0C0C0C0C0C0C

#7B7979 Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.