Circuit Cellar Media Kit

Circuit Cellar is the premier media resource providing critical information on embedded electronics technology. It does so at a unique level of technical depth tailored to inspire professional engineers, academic technologists and other electronics technology decision makers worldwide across a broad range of applications.

Circuit Cellar 2018 Media Guide Request

Hugh Heinsohn
P: 757.525.3677
Contact Hugh Heinsohn
for rates and placement requests
Venue Opportunities
Magazine Advertising
Weekly Newsletter
Online Article Sponsorship
Lead Generation Packages
Partner Mailings
Design Contests

Magazine Artwork Guidelines (inches, width x height)

2 PG Spread
Live: 15.25″ x 10″ (live copy area with 1″ gutter), Bleed: 16.50″ x 11.125, Trim: 16.25” x 10.875”

Full PG & Covers
Live: 7″ x 10″, Bleed: 8.375″ x 11.125″, Trim: 8.125 x 10.875″

1/2 Horizontal 7″ x 4.75″
1/2 Vertical 3.375″ x 10″
1/3 Vertical 2.25″ x 10″
1/3 Square 4.625″ x 4.75″
1/4 PG 3.375″ x 4.75″
1/9 PG 2″ x 3″
2/9 Vertical 2″ x 6.25″
2/9 Horizontal 4.25″ x 3″

Magazine Advertising Multi-channel Package Requirements

Magazine Ad Component
Circuit Cellar magazine is available on several venues. In order
to have your advertising appear at its best, all artwork should
be submitted in a vector-based format, printer-ready PDF.
In the digital edition advertising may still exude subtle, unavoidable differences in
apparent resolution from that of press-optimized files. For the best appearance, do
not flatten the artwork.

PDF Checklist:
• 4-color ads should be in CMYK format
• BW ads should be in grayscale
• Fonts should be embedded
• High-res graphics (300 DPI or higher)
Send artwork & billing inquiries to:
Artwork change requests will incur producion charges at the rate of $60/
hour with $30 minimum

Banner Ad Component
Ads appear on the “Inside This Issue” page of on the
Circuit Cellar website (
• Full page magazine advertisers receive a 300×100 px banner ad
• Half, Third, and Quarter page magazine advertisers get the 125
x 125 size. (Idea Boxes excluded)

Social Media Component
Posts will appear on the Circuit Cellar Twitter, Facebook and
Linkin Networks – 1 post per magazine advertisement per
month (Idea Boxes excluded)
• 100 Characters (Including Hashtags) – Link
• Image
Text maybe reformated at editor’s discretion

2018 Editorial Calendar

  Special Feature Technology Spotlight Product Focus
Jan Powering Commercial Drones 5G Technology and Testing COM Express boards
Bonus Distribution:  CES, Embedded World
Space Close: 11/15/2017 | Materials Due: 11/22/2017
Feb Electronics for Driverless Vehicles Non-Standard Single Board Computers Microcontroller Development Tools
Space Close: 12/15/2017 | Materials Due: 12/22/2017
Mar IoT: From Device to Gateway Trace and Code Coverage Tools ADCs and DACs
Bonus Distribution: Trinity College Robot Contest
Space Close: 1/17/2018 | Materials Due: 1/23/2018
Apr IoT: From Gateway to Cloud Graphics, Video and Displays 32-bit Microcontrollers
Space Close: 2/16/2018 | Materials Due: 2/23/2018
May Video and Communication in Commercial Drones Quick Prototyping Solutions PC/104 and PC/104 Family Boards
Space Close: 3/16/2018 | Materials Due: 3/23/2018
Jun PCB Design and Verification Sensors and Measurement AC-DC Converters
Bonus Distribution: DAC, Sensors Expo
Space Close: 4/18/2018 | Materials Due: 4/24/2018
July Wireless Standards and Solutions for IoT Extreme Low-Power Design IoT Device Interface ICs
Space Close: 5/18/2018 | Materials Due: 5/23/2018
Aug FPGA System Design Microcontrollers and Processors Small and Tiny Embedded Boards
Bonus Distribution: Flash Memory Summit, Hot Chips
Space Close: 6/15/2018 | Materials Due: 6/22/2018
Sep Motion Control for Robotics Power Supplies/ Batteries IoT Gateways
Bonus Distribution: RoboBusiness
Space Close: 7/18/2018 | Materials Due: 7/23/2018
Oct Hardware-Based Security Solutions MCU Development Kits 8-bit and 16-bit Microcontrollers
Bonus Distribution: SoC Conference, ARM TechCon
Space Close: 8/17/2018 | Materials Due: 8/23/2018
Nov 3-D Printing for Embedded Design Analog and Mixed-Signal ICs FPGA Boards
Space Close: 9/18/2018 | Materials Due: 9/21/2018
Dec Embedded Supercomputing Industrial IoT Devices DC-DC Converters
Bonus Distribution: ESC Silicon Valley
Space Close: 10/18/2018 | Materials Due: 10/23/2018


  • New Advertisers: First ad prepaid, then Net 30 on approved credit.
  • US Advertiser Credit Terms: Net 30
  • Outside US Terms: Ads must be prepaid prior to space closing date.
  • All payment must be made in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank. Funds may be wired. Contact Circuit Cellar’s Advertising Department.

Special Billing Charges

  • Digital ads are required. Corrections/changes to existing ads and manipulation of digital files will incur additional production charges and will be reflected on the invoice for that issue month.
  • Production charges apply for the conversion of files from RGB into CMYK. (Note: Photos and graphics found on websites are usually in RGB mode and are often of poor quality for printing.)

Send artwork and billing inquiries to: Nathaniel Black

For large files, we recommend sending via

*Bonus distributions (and dates) are subject to change. Confirm with your Circuit Cellar representative.