Originally Posted by nichol1997
What frequency did you tune the cabinet to? Have you tried comparing them to the DTS-10?
I used the same volume as the 5749 (21 cu. ft. gross); taller instead of wider. I even used the actual port from the 5749 cab. It is tuned to 30 hz (+/- 3) http://www.jblproservice.com/pdf/The...eries/5749.pdf
The DTS-10 definitely plays lower (which is no surprise), but the 2242's play with such visceral, chest pounding goodness. I have them running on different amps, so it's easy to compare. With the placement behind the screen I don't have the luxury of moving them.
My ultimate goal is to use the DTS from 15-50 and the 2242's from about (gotta measure to be sure) 35 up to the x-over. I also have to factor in my 6 x 2035's.
I'll also have another ported 18 (TD-18...if ever the GP ships) midway along the left wall in 12 cu. ft. I may just buy another 2242, they model nearly identical to the TD-18 anyway.
This should really smooth things out and require less amplifier, thus less distortion.