RAL 690-3

RAL Effect

RAL Effect RAL 690-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 690-3 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 690-3. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 690-3
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Brand:RAL Effect

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LRV of RAL 690-3

RAL 690-3 has an LRV of 11.15% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little light.

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 11.15% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are RAL Effect RAL 690-3 undertones?

Blue is RAL Effect RAL 690-3 undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#00838E

RGB code:

0, 131, 142

Is RAL Effect RAL 690-3 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 185° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 690-3 HSL code: 185, 100%, 28%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Color comparison

RAL 690-3 vs Water blue RAL 5021

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

RAL Effect  RAL 690-3 vs RAL Classic  Water blue RAL 5021Open  RAL 690-3
LRV: 11.15%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 15.94%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

RAL 690-3 vs RAL 650-2

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

RAL Effect  RAL 690-3 vs RAL Effect  RAL 650-2Open  RAL 690-3
LRV: 11.15%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.99%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#00838Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal0, 131, 142copy color code
RGB Percent0.00%, 51.37%, 55.69%copy color code
HSVHue: 185° Saturation: 100.0% Value: 55.69%copy color code
HSLhsl(185, 100, 28)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 100.0 Magenta: 7.75 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 44.31copy color code
YIQY: 93.085 I: -81.598 Q: -24.288copy color code
XYZX: 12.996 Y: 18.184 Z: 28.409copy color code
CIE LabL:49.718 a:-25.678 b:-14.491copy color code
CIE LuvL:49.718 u:-37.301 v:-17.577copy color code
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Hunter lab42.643, -20.223, -9.65copy color code
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