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Does DAX signal go thru the PC sound card. Or is that processing done in the radio.
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AFAIK, neither.

DAX takes the selected passband from the radio server and routes it to a virtual sound card, if you will, in the PC for conversion & delivery.
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You are correct.
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DAX signals do not 'go thru' the PC system sound card. However each DAX endpoint acts nearly exactly like a PC sound device.. They all appear in the window 'Audio device manager' and have nearly the same controls as a standrad PC sound card.

Installing DAX may mean that the default system sound device needs to be reassigned to the PC hardware sound card.