(A) In order to request examination, testing, and approval of equipment, the vendor shall submit the following to the board of voting machine examiners:
(1) All applicable hardware;
(2) All related procedural manuals;
(3) A current description of all related support arrangements for the equipment;
(4) An application fee;
(5) A detailed explanation of the construction and method of operation of the equipment;
(6) A full statement of the advantages of the equipment;
(7) A list of applicable patents and copyrights on the equipment.