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, 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

2024 Editorial Calendar

  Tech Feature Datasheet
Home Security Low Power MCUs
Space Close: 12/15/2023
Materials Due: 12/21/2023
RTOS Modular System Boards
Space Close: 1/182023
Materials Due: 1/25/2024
Robotics in Manufacturing DSP & DSC
Space Close: 11/16/2023
Materials Due: 11/22/2023
Cyber Security 32-bit ARM Microcontrollers
Space Close: 2/16/2024
Materials Due: 2/23/2024
Fitness & Health Aids IoT boards/modules
Space Close: 3/15/2024
Materials Due: 3/25/2024
AI & ML in System Design AC-DC Power Supplies
Space Close: 4/15/2024
Materials Due: 4/25/2024
Embedded Linux OS’s Industrial Controllers
Space Close: 5/17/2024
Materials Due: 5/24/2024
Specialized Drones Single Board Computers
Space Close: 6/17/2024
Materials Due: 6/24/2024
Manufacturing IOT Trends MCUs with Security
Space Close: 7/18/2024
Materials Due: 7/25/2024
Medical Equipment Advancements MEMs Sensors
Space Close: 8/16/2024
Materials Due: 8/23/2024
Embedded Systems Role in Entertainment DC-DC Converters
Space Close: 9/16/2024
Materials Due: 9/23/2024
Power-harvesting for low-power IoT Applications Tiny Embedded Boards
Space Close: 10/16/2024
Materials Due: 10/23/2024


  • 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: Heather Childrey

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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