Flare CALMER®

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Flare CALMER®

Rated 3.8 out of 5
Based on 42 reviews
$36.95

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DESCRIPTION

Small product. Huge benefits.

A small device worn in the ear to reduce stress. Calmer features a unique technology that reduces distortion in our ears and calms your environment in a subtle, but potentially life-changing way.

  • Reduces stressful frequencies without muffling sound
  • Perfect for: Sensitive Hearing, Hyper-sensitivity to sound associated with autism and Aspergers syndrome, Hyperacusis, Misophonia, noise related stress & other hearing conditions
  • Soothes sound sensitivities & helps you feel calmer
  • Available in standard and mini sizes. Standard fits most and Mini is for those who know they have very small ear canals. 
  • Calmer Night edition is available for use during sleep.
  • Note: Calmer is not an ear plug. It dampens unpleasant frequencies in sound which lowers stress and improves your audio experience.

Reduces stress while…

  • Travelling / commuting • In noisy areas • Any other use where you want a calmer environment • May reduce symptoms of tinnitus. Click to find out more

Features

  • Fits comfortably inside the ear and easy to remove
  • Moulded in soft-touch durable silicone
  • Available in standard or mini to suit all ear sizes
  • Patent pending technology | 2004011.9
  • Independently tested by ISVR (Institute of Sound and Vibration Research)

What's included

  • One pair of Calmer
  • Flare® carry pouch
  • Instruction manual
  • 'Flare Upgrade' sticker
  • Supplied in 100% recyclable paper packaging

TECHNOLOGY

Calmer reduces resonance (distortion) by using a tiny waveguide to reflect sound into our ear which bypasses the effect of the Concha.

CORE SIZE

Calmer
  • Length: 11.7mm
  • Width: 12.6mm
Calmer Mini
  • Length: 9.1mm
  • Width: 10.8mm

MATERIALS

Soft-touch durable silicone

PACKAGING

Calmer arrives in 100% recyclable packaging.

INCLUDED WITH EVERY SET OF CALMER

With every pair of Calmer you also receive a Flare carry pouch.

Calmer does not contain latex

A small wearable device

Calmer sits barely visible in the ear and uses revolutionary, non-electric technology to reduce mid and high frequency distortion without having a detrimental effect on our hearing.

The result is a natural way to minimise today’s constant barrage of environmental noise stressors which have a negative impact on our mental and physical well-being.

Calmer reduces stress by removing distortion that would usually trigger the human ‘fight or flight’ response.

While this response was a vital part of our evolution to alert us to the slightest sound or threat, in today’s modern world where we no longer need to be alert to the snap of a twig, this added resonance is loading us with unnecessary stress.

Calmer, Sensitive Hearing and Autism

Calmer helps users with sensitive hearing conditions such as Misophonia, Hypersensitivity and Hyperacusis. Users have found that their audio world becomes more bearable when they wear Calmer, with irritating noises being reduced to a much more manageable level.

Hyper-sensitivities (over-responsiveness) and hypo-sensitivities (under-responsiveness) to a wide range of stimuli are often things that autistic people have to deal with on a daily basis. These can include sensitivities to sounds, smell, touch and taste.

Many autistic people are hyper-sensitive to certain sounds and many find bright lights, smells and tastes overwhelming.

Calmer is a small device worn in the ear to reduce stress. We originally designed Calmer to specifically help us all to deal with noises that cause us stress and anxiety. They do this without reducing the volume so you don’t feel disconnected from the world.


Using Calmer


Here’s a graph to show you how Calmer is affecting sound energy in our ears. As you can see, the blue area shows a reduction in unwanted energy (distortion) between the frequencies of roughly 2 kHz - 8 kHz when Calmer is worn. As a result, this produces a much more even response and therefore an improved and more pleasant sound.

The black area (without Calmer) shows the natural peaks of energy that result in harsh noises that trigger a stress response.

As these trigger frequencies are reduced, so too are your stress levels.


How it works


Calmer removes the resonant effect of the Concha by using a tiny waveguide inside our ears. The Concha is the small shell shape that connects to our ear canal which normally resonates mid frequency sounds.

By removing this resonance, mid frequency sounds have none of their normal painful aspects.

“We conducted a range of tests on Calmer and found it to significantly reduce sound levels at middle to high frequencies (2 kHz – 8 kHz). This successfully meets Flare’s design objective.”

Gergely Orosz, ISVR Consulting

Patent pending 2004011.9
Design registration 6085879

DELIVERY AND RETURNS

WHEN WILL MY ORDER ARRIVE?

*DUE TO THE GLOBAL COVID19 HEALTH SITUATION AUSTRALIA/NZ POST ARE EXPERIENCING MODERATE DELAYS TO THE ESTIMATES BELOW.

Officially standard delivery takes between 3 and 10 business days, though in practice most of our orders arrive in about 4-5 days. Express delivery takes 2-4 business days*.

Postage to other international locations generally takes 15+ days. Australian orders should be made from our Australian store.

WHERE DO YOU SHIP FROM?

We ship daily Monday to Friday from our warehouse in Sydney, Australia. 

WHEN WILL MY ORDER BE SHIPPED?

If you order before 4.30pm NZST on a weekday your order will ship same-day with few exceptions. If you order on the weekend or after 4.30pm NZST on a Friday your order will ship the following Monday.

HOW MUCH IS SHIPPING?

Shipping on orders valued $70 or more are free! Shipping costs on orders valued under $70 depend on shipping method selected at checkout.

DO YOU ACCEPT RETURNS?

Please see our Returns Policy.

FAQ

WHAT PAYMENT METHODS ARE AVAILABLE?

You can pay using Paypal, Credit Card (VISA, Mastercard, AMEX), Shop Pay, Apple Pay or Google Pay.

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average rating 3.8 out of 5
Based on 42 reviews
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Reviewed by Susan R., from Australia
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Rated 4 out of 5
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Assisting with PTSD noise sensitivity

I am able to sit in group of people and not have anxiety attacks if there is a lot of people talking over each other. I’m not sure if I’m inserting them correctly so I move them around in my ear until I think they are correctly positioned.

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Perfect for sound sensitivities

I have an anxiety disorder and find them perfectly suitable to decrease the sharpness of sounds that can cause incidents of misophonia that occurs when I heightened. In fact they seem to ensure that I don't get heightened at all. I got the minis as I have very narrow ear canals and they fit perfectly

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Reviewed by amanda f., from New Zealand
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Rated 4 out of 5
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Good

They will be really good for my daughter after she has gotten used to having something in her ears. They have made her feel much more confident and positive that she may be able to go to places otherwise she couldn't .

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Reviewed by Dawn T., from Australia
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Excellent service

Received excellent service (thank you Peter). I feel that the Flare Calmer have made a difference - I have only recently realised that I have sound sensitivity and I am happy to have found this product.

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Reviewed by Vanessa R., from New Zealand
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Rated 4 out of 5
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Flare Calmer

I bought these for my 8 year old son who is on the Autism spectrum and struggles with classroom noise. He would come home everyday and tell me the noise gave him a 'headache', but not a headache as you and I know it, he was having sensory overload to the noise of 25 children talking/working in the classroom, somedays he would be in tears over it. So I took the plunge and got some of the Flare Calmer plugs to see if they would help. On the first day he came home relaxed and was happy - has been ever since. He is still able to hear his teacher and anyone talking to him, but is no longer overloaded with sound. My only criticism would be is that I think they could be priced a bit better, they are expensive for what they are.

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