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Advice needed to build new 3 way active system

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I'm planning my new system. I want to build a 3 way active system (front speakers).
My current ideia is to use the ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 as the crossover. The amplifiers will be 3 A500 also from behringer (one for each channel).
The drivers configuration will be MTMWW. The tweeter is the Seas 27TBFC/G, the midwoofers Dayton RS180 and the woofers RS270. The box will be sealed because I want the most clean and "fast" sound I can achive. The midwoofers and woofers will be wired in parallel (4 ohm load on the amplifier). I would like to add a third woofer (MTMWWW), but that would have a dificult impedance for the amplifier. Why another 3rd woofer? Because of the added dinamics and lower distortion numbers at a given listening level. Any solutions?
I currently have a TC 2000 15" subwoofer in a sealed box with 110 L crossed over at 60Hz.

Please post your comment and sugestions. Keep in mind that budget is a constraint.
Thanks in advance.
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Check out the miniDSP "in a box" from DSP4YOU. They're in Hong Kong so its about $40 shipping but they are tiny units using USB (use a cell phone charger for powering after programming) for power and PROGRAMMING. You can change crossover frequency, delay, phase and has many parametric equalizers all programmed with your computer. Super easy to set up. From what I heard they were started by three engineers seeking to provide an inexpensive DSP crossover with much flexibility. The unit that's in a box rather than just a circuit board is about $160 after shipping to the US. I have two of them, one for the main channels and another for the sub and center.
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