Module A-182-1 is a simple passive multi-connector. Each socket is equipped with a 3-position switch that allows to connect the corresponding socket to internal bus #1 (left position), bus #2 (right position) or to turn the socket off (center position).
all switches in left position or all switches in right position: 8-fold multiple
four switches in left position and four switches in right position: two 4-fold multiple
X switches in left position, Y switches in right position and Z switches in center position: two separate multiples with some sockets turned off