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.

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Hugh Heinsohn
P: 757.525.3677
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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, 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 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


2022 Editorial Calendar

Special Feature Technology Spotlight Datasheet
Jan Embedded PCs for Transportation Systems Data Acquisition Alternatives COM Express and COM-HPC Boards
Space Close: 11/16/2021
Materials Due: 11/23/2021
Feb Smart City Technologies Rugged SBC Advances Power/Battery Management ICs
Space Close: 12/16/2021
Materials Due: 12/22/2021
Mar Condition Monitoring for the Factory Flex PCB Design Services Panel PCs
Space Close: 1/18/2022
Materials Due: 1/25/2022
Apr Drone Development Kits Raspberry Pi Roundup 32-bit Microcontrollers
Space Close: 2/16/2022
Materials Due: 2/23/2022
May Advances in Railway Systems Embedded Software Development Suites Mini-ITX and Pico-ITX SBCs
Space Close: 3/22/2022
Materials Due: 3/29/2022
June Technologies for Digital Signage Sensor Solutions for Embedded AC-DC Power Supplies
Space Close: 4/15/2022
Materials Due: 4/25/2022
July PCB Design Tool Trends Wireless Connectivity Choices Embedded PCs
Space Close: 5/17/2022
Materials Due: 5/24/2022
Aug Innovations in Wearable Devices FPGAs for AI and Machine Learning Application-Specific MCUs
Space Close: 6/16/2022
Materials Due: 6/23/2022
Sep Hybrid- and Electric-Vehicle Solutions Displays for Embedded Systems Open-Spec SBCs
Space Close: 7/18/2022
Materials Due: 7/25/2022
Oct Advances for the Smart Home RISC-V Technologies Sensor ICs
Space Close: 8/16/2022
Materials Due: 8/23/2022
Nov Control Solutions for Robotics IoT and Smart Agriculture DC-DC Converters
Space Close: 9/16/2022
Materials Due: 9/23/2022
Dec 5G and the IoT Test and Measurement Tiny Embedded Boards
Space Close: 10/17/2022
Materials Due: 10/25/2022


  • 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

For large files, we recommend sending via

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

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