Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2013
May 03, 2013
Document and Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name CLEARONE INC  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2013  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Central Index Key 0000840715  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   9,105,029
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1