Color Cylinder Gear Color
L M R
Red 1 7 3 batteries
Orange 6 2 8 indicators
Yellow 8 5 1 port plates
Green 5 4 6 serial's first digit
Cyan 2 6 4 battery holders
Blue 7 3 5 unlit indicators
Purple 3 1 7 ports
White 4 8 2 serial's # of letters

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Refer to this on how to perform the optimized procedure with this manual.

First Stage / Left Nixie Last Pressed Right Nixie Last Pressed

Left nixie if these:

5-digit number
1 2 3 4 5
A L M R
D L M R

Otherwise, right nixie because of:

5-digit number
1 2 3 4 5
B L M R
C L M R
E L M R
F L M R

Right nixie if these:

5-digit number
1 2 3 4 5
C L M R
F L M R

Otherwise left nixie because of:

5-digit number
1 2 3 4 5
A L M R
B L M R
D L M R
E L M R