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Measure the height, depth and width and multiply them together. BUT you need to take into account the thickness of the wood and the port displacement if it is ported.

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In order to calculate cubic feet you must multiply the LxWxH (where L=length, W=width and H=height or depth) making sure all three numbers are in feet. For example: a box 3' long by 2' wide by 1.5' high would contain 9 cubic feet of space. (3x2x1.5). If one or more of the measurements is in inches then you must convert it to feet or the others to inches. If all three measurements are in inches multiply them and then divide your answer by 1728 to give cubic feet because their are 1728 cubic inches in a cubic foot. (12x12x12). For example the same problem above in inches would be: 36x24x18=15,552cubic inches. Divide 15,552 by 1728 = 9 cubic feet

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Hi my name is alex and im building a speaker box and the specs that i have are 0.8cubic feet to 1.5 cubic feet. And the volume 1.4 cubic feet . gow can i convert this so i can use my tape measure

Hi Alex. The 3 measurements you quote are all cubic feet so you cannot ascertain any fixed sizes from that. The figure is arrived at by multiplying the width x height x depth. This means that if the box is 1 foot high and 1 foot wide it would need to be 1.4 feet deep to total 1.4 cubic feet. If it was 6 feet high and 1.4 feet wide and 2 inches deep it would also be 1.4 cubic feet. As you can see the sizes are completely different and the combination of different sizes is just about infinite.
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First get the number of cubic inches by multiplying the three value provided.

17 x 13 x 8 = 1768 cubic inches

Then determine the number of cubic inches in a cubic foot:
12 x 12 x 12 = 1728 cubic inches

Determine the value in cubic feet by dividing the number of cubic inches in the box by the number of cubic inches in a cubic foot:

1768 divided by 1728 = 1.023148148148... cubic feet

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