New Dutch Venue Set to Soar With EV, Midas & Klark Teknik

February 16, 2006

With the De Waerdse Tempel, Marcel Appelman is fulfilling a personal dream. For over seven years, the Dutch entertainment professional has been working on realising his vision of a venue equally suitable for dance, theatre, heavy metal gigs, galas and pop concerts of every variety that would at the same time offer all one could wish for in terms of equipment, design and acoustics.

Situated in Heerhugowaard in the Netherlands, the De Waerdse Tempel can accommodate up to 2,500 visitors at a time, and, just two weeks before the opening, it is clear that it will set new standards on the Dutch club scene.

“The Electro-Voice XLC system, combined with Midas desks and additional components from Midas and Klark Teknik satisfied these requirements.”

Sedulous planning by Marcel Appelman and his team triggered a hotly contested competition between the leading pro audio suppliers. Richard Verheugd and Remco Verhoek - who were responsible for the equipment in the De Waerdse Tempel - and club manager Harald Dijksstra settled in favor of the comprehensive solution offered by Electric-Audio B.V. and Midas Consoles Holland, specifying a system featuring EV XLC line arrays, Midas consoles and a variety of equipment from Klark Teknik. The installation took two and a half days, following careful simulations using EASE software.

A Live Club Without Compromises Axel Nagtegaal, head of Electric-Audio B.V. and Midas Consoles Holland, explained: “The planners had very clear ideas about the sound system they wanted: it had to be the best money could buy - the sound in the De Waerdse Tempel had to be as good as, if not better than, that offered by the world’s best clubs. At the same time, though, they wanted a system that was uncomplicated to use and from which reliability could be guaranteed. The Electro-Voice XLC system, combined with Midas desks and additional components from Midas and Klark Teknik satisfied these requirements.“

Axel Nagtegaal believes the installation in the De Waerdse Tempel will have far-reaching implications for the company: “This project represents more than just a high-caliber reference, because this was a club in which literally every audio supplier wanted to be represented. Therefore it was particularly satisfying that our products and services impressed the decision-makers the most. One thing I’m certain of is that the De Waerdse Tempel will soon be one of the leading live venues in all Europe.“

De Waerdse Tempel Equipment List:12 x Electro-Voice XLC 127+

6 x Electro-Voice X-Line Xsubs

4 x Electro-Voice ZX5 (delays)

6 x Electro-Voice XW-15a

6 x Electro-Voice XW-12a

4 x Electro-Voice QRx-212

6 x Electro-Voice QRx-118

Amps: various Electro-Voice CP-2200, CP 3000, P3000

1 x Midas Heritage H-2000 (48 channels)

1 x Midas Siena S-480TP

1 x Midas Venice 320

4 x Klark Teknik DN 9848E Ethernet

3 x Klark Teknik DN 9344E Ethernet

1 x Klark Teknik RapidE (motorized fade remote)

4 x Klark Teknik 504+

4 x Klark Teknik 514+

10 x Klark Teknik DN-100

2 x Klark Teknik SQ-1 graphic

Microphones: various systems from Electro-Voice plus Telex MS-2002 (with BP-1002 Intercom)


Electro-Voice (EV), is a professional audio brand of Telex Communications, Inc., a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of sophisticated audio, wireless, multimedia, aircraft, broadcast and communications equipment for commercial, professional and industrial customers. Telex Communications markets its products in more than 80 countries under the brands EV, Telex, RTS, Dynacord, Midas, Klark Teknik and others.

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Equipment List

QRx 118S
Compact 18-inch subwoofer

QRx 212/75
Dual 12-inch two-way full-range loudspeaker

Dual-18“ Subwoofer element

12-inch two-way floor monitor

15-inch Two-Way Floor Monitor

15-inch two-way full-range loudspeaker available in PI weatherized

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