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 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
Engineering Challenges
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, donot 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: [email protected]
Artwork change requests will incur production charges at the rate of $85/hour with $50 minimum

Banner Ad Component
Bonus Banner Ads for Magazine Advertisers on the Home Page and “Inside This Issue” page of on the Circuit Cellar website (
• FREE 300×100 px banner ad on the home page (top of the advertising column)
• FREE 300x 100 banner ad on the “Inside This Issue” page of on the Circuit Cellar website
• Bonus banner ads not applicable for Idea Box size ads

Social Media Component
Circuit Cellar will make social media posts featuring your brand, with a
link to your website on our Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn Networks.
(Does not apply to Idea Box size magazine ads.)
• One Post per magazine advertisement per month
• ~100 Characters (Including Hashtags) & Link
• Image
• We will write text for these posts based on your ad copy


2020 Editorial Calendar

Special FeatureTechnology SpotlightDatasheet
JanSystem Solutions for Drone DevelopmentInnovations in Battery Management ICsCOM Express boards
DesignCon (Jan 28-30)
Space Close: 11/15/2019 | Materials Due: 11/22/2019
FebEmbedded Computing in Vision SystemsBoard-Level IoT SolutionsADCs and DACs
Embedded World (Feb 25-27)
Space Close: 12/13/2019 | Materials Due: 12/20/2019
MarMobile and Wearable Medical ElectronicsPCB Assembly ServicesPower Supplies for Industrial Systems
Space Close: 1/17/2020 | Materials Due: 1/23/2020
AprCamera Integration for Commercial DronesEmbedded PCs for Transportation Systems32-bit Microcontrollers
AUVSI Xponential (May 4-7),
Space Close: 2/14/2020 | Materials Due: 2/21/2020
MaySolutions for Smart AgricultureEmbedded Software Development ToolsMini-ITX and Pico-ITX SBCs

Space Close: 3/18/2020 | Materials Due: 3/25/2020
JunSystem Design Challenges for Industrial IoTSmart Sensor AdvancesAC-DC Converters
Sensors Expo (June 9-11)
Embedded Technologies Conference (June 9-11) (co-located with Sensors Expo)
Space Close: 4/17/2020 | Materials Due: 4/27/2020
JulyPCB Design and VerificationFPGA and GPU Technologies for AIIoT Interface Modules
DAC (July 19-23)
Flash Memory Summit (Aug 4-6),
Space Close: 5/20/2020 | Materials Due: 5/26/2020
AugMCUs for Automotive SystemsGraphics and Displays for Embedded SystemsOpen-Spec SBCs
UBM Drive World (Aug 11-13)(co-located with ESC)
Hot Chips (mid-Aug)
Hot Interconnects (mid Aug)
Space Close: 6/15/2020 | Materials Due: 6/22/2020
SepSystem Solutions for RoboticsAdvances in Rugged SBCsApplication-Specific MCUs

RoboBusiness (Sept 15-17)
Space Close: 7/20/2020 | Materials Due: 7/27/2020
OctTechnologies for Smart CitiesRaspberry Pi RoundupEmbedded PCs

SoC Conference (mid-Oct), Arm TechCon (Oct 6-8),
Space Close: 8/19/2020 | Materials Due: 8/26/2020
Nov5G Wireless TechnologiesMotion Control for Industrial IoTTiny Embedded Boards
Space Close: 9/18/2020 | Materials Due: 9/25/2020
DecICs for Machine LearningTest and MeasurementDC-DC Converters
Space Close: 10/19/2020 | Materials Due: 10/23/2020


  • 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.
  • 1.5% Late Payment Fee

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
[email protected]

For large files, we recommend sending via

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