Flare CALMER®

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Flare CALMER®
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Rated 3.4 out of 5 stars
258 Reviews
$44.95

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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, 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?

As of March 2024, orders are sent with next-day delivery via NZ Post Courier Post.

Orders to Australia orders can be made from our Australian store.

Other international orders take up to 15 days depending on location.


WHERE DO YOU SHIP FROM?

We ship Monday to Thursday from our warehouse in Auckland, New Zealand.

WHEN WILL MY ORDER BE SHIPPED?

If you order before 2.00pm Mon-Thurs we will dispatch that day. If you order on the weekend or after 2.00pm on a Thursday your order will ship the following Monday.

HOW MUCH IS SHIPPING?

Shipping on orders valued $90 or more are free! Shipping costs on orders valued under $90 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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3.4
Rated 3.4 out of 5 stars
Based on 258 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 110 Total 4 star reviews: 38 Total 3 star reviews: 20 Total 2 star reviews: 33 Total 1 star reviews: 57
59%would recommend this product
ProtectionRated 3.2 on a scale of 1 to 5
QualityRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
ComfortRated 3.6 on a scale of 1 to 5
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258 reviews
  • WG
    Walter G.
    Flag of New Zealand
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 65+
    Gender Male
    Used For Concerts
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 weeks ago
    Title of what

    Seems to work quite well and there is no batteries to worry about

    ProtectionRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • ZA
    Zoe A.
    Flag of New Zealand
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 35 - 44
    Gender Female
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 weeks ago
    Amazing!!!!

    The sound is well adjusted and is so much clearer. I can wear them when I teach and still hear the kids perfectly. I could even hear sounds better in school assembly that would normally rattle or be distorted. I also feel much less anxious in loud situations and stay a lot calmer when getting lots of people talking to me at once. Highly recommend!!!

    ProtectionRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • JM
    Jess M.
    Flag of New Zealand
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 35 - 44
    Gender Female
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 weeks ago
    Magical

    I’m a mum of 2 littles (age 3 & 5), who are full of fun and unfun sounds that were really starting to overwhelm me. I got these Flare Calmers hoping to zoom in on the kids without the overwhelm and heightened anxiety I had been experiencing. They worked amazingly, and gave me breathing space for sure . . . then they disappeared thanks to little hands and maybe a fairy village, so now I’m getting more! I’m keen to try the soft version :)

    ProtectionRated 3.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • DP
    David P.
    Flag of New Zealand
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 45 - 54
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Calmer than ever

    I work in an open classroom of 7-8 year olds. It is 4 classrooms open to each other- around 114 students plus teachers and learning assistants. The noise level was sending shooting pains up the sides of my neck. I have been wearing Calmers for the past 2 weeks and am extremely happy with them. I call them my "Shhhh shhhhh ers". It is a bit hard to hear the quiet students when they are talking to me, but I can easily pop one out for a moment and put it back in. So far, a total stress and life-saver.

    ProtectionRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • JN
    Janna N.
    Flag of Canada
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 25 - 34
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Pretty good

    They do help with dampening the sound and helps with my sensory issues. And the shape is comfortable in my ear. Would recommend for people looking to quiet the world just a bit.

    ProtectionRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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