Mitochondrik LV photo

Mitochondrik LV

Integrated sensorless PMSM/BLDC motor controller chip for UAV and robotic propulsion systems; supports FOC (vector control).

Mitochondrik LV is an integrated module (like integrated circuit) that enables third-party hardware engineers to design sophisticated custom motor controllers using our cutting-edge motor control technology – Télega. With Mitochondrik, a regular hardware engineer without prior experience with motor control applications can design a custom field-oriented control ESC (also known as sine wave drive, or vector control) in a few days.

Mitochondrik reduces the time to market and the required engineering expertise for vehicle designers while allowing them to keep manufacturing of key components in-house, thus maintaining a high level of vertical integration.


  • Built-in step-down DC-DC converter, MOSFET driver, and the MCU running the Telega motor control solution.
  • Compatible with any PMSM/BLDC motor.
  • Supported supply voltages: 4–12 SLi-ion.
  • Continuous power output up to 7 kW.
  • Supported communication interfaces:
    • High-speed UART, for board-level communication.
    • USB CDC ACM (driverless compatiblity with GNU/Linux, MS Windows, OSX).
    • CAN bus (UAVCAN).
    • Standard RC PWM.

Open hardware reference designs

There are several permissively licensed open source designs showcasing how to leverage Mitochondrik LV in a practical application:

  • Komar (purchase) – a 4..12 S, 2500 W motor controller.
  • Sadulli (purchase) – a 4..8 S, 500 W integrated drive.
  • Bloxa – a low-power, minimalistic ESC rated for 4–8 S, 200 W.


Mitochondrik LV is currently available for approved early adopters only. The market release is planned for Q4 2020.

If you are interested to become an early adopter, please, contact us.

Related announcements and discussions

Voltage Control Mode Stability issues

Hi, We are trying to get a motor tuned using our Mitochondrik ESC for use with a multi-rotor system. The issue we are seeing is that we cannot get reliable stability at high frequency step changes. We are currently running this in voltage control mode, and are playing with the relevant parameters…

Komar Temperature

Hey all, Quick question, the Komar controller is rated to provide upto 2.5kW, but what are the cooling conditions required for this? During the motor identification test, the CPU temperature was already reading 70degC and the controller was hot to touch. Thanks!…

Change motor in Sadulli Grosso integrated drive

Hello, Is it possible to detatch the motor from “Sadulli Grosso integrated drive” so other motor can be used? Also, where can I buy products like Grosso with different motor? I cannot find where I can buy “Piccino” from below picture Grosso.PNG835×606 188 KB Thank you, Kangmin…

High Power Motor Tuning Guide

Hi there, We have a mitochondrik design in the realm of the Komar ESC. We are having trouble getting a much larger motor to start reliably, and the myxa quickstart guide does not seem to cater to this sort of use case. The motor is consuming an average of ~1kW of power I took reference from this to…

Myxa controlled braking before spinup

Hi All, In my setup Myxa is connected to a Tmotor MN501 BLDC. To begin with - the Myxa is recieving 0 input and the motor is freewheeling in the reversed direction due to a small torque applied to it. When I’m applying an input to the Myxa, it rapidly brakes and changes direction and begins spinu…

RPM Software Estimation in Mitochondrik Telega

Hello, I was wondering how the Mitochondrik calculates RPM feedback of the motor since I read that the Mitochondrik is sensorless and doesn’t include a sensor for RPM feedback. Is there a document available which explains the RPM sensorless feedback calculation? Does Telega handle the RPM calculatio…

Mitochondrik/Telega Queries

Hi, We have a curious issue with our implementation of the mitochondriks. We are unable to get stable operation under any sort of ‘aggressive’ settings when using the ESCs in voltage control mode. Following the myxa quickstart guide, we have set the following: m.voltage_ramp = 50 m.eangvel_accel =…

Issues When Upgrading to Telega v0.3

I’m having difficulty updating my Myxas to Telega v0.3. The update process appears to run smoothly using UAVCAN GUI Tool - the log messages reported by the bootloader indicate the firmware is being downloaded onto the device. IMG_2957.PNG.jpg2436×1125 502 KB After that process is finished, the My…

Voltage Utilisation Factor

Greetings I was wondering about the discrepancy in reported Voltage Utilisation Factor between various sources of Telega documentation. In the Myxa docs (\S\ 3.1.1) it states that F_\text{util} is 0.91. In the Komar docs (\S\ \text{Motor Selection Characteristics}) staties that F_\text{util} = …

Komar Mitochondrik UAVCAN Integration

I feel like I have read almost every post on this forum, but I cannot find any in depth answers, especially regarding the Komar Mitichondrik. I have tried to integrate the Komar Mitochondrik motor controllers on my craft for a few weeks now. I am using UAVCAN for my communication protocol. I have ha…