Seeking definitive answer: RPLIDAR A1 with Rover?

Hello, all. I am working on creating a lawnmower rover. I have an RPLIDAR A1M8 because that’s what I can afford at the moment. It’s wired and spinning, but I didn’t realize until after I had it set up that it’s not compatible with Mission Planner out of the box. I’ve also seen a few threads discussing a modified version of “AP_Proximity_RPLidarA2.cpp” that will allow the A1 to work, but I’m so new to all of this that I don’t know what to do with that information. If anyone is using an A1 successfully, I would really appreciate some direction on how to get it working. Thanks in advance!

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