Future SmartDAX ASIO Driver support?

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Are there
any plans to make DAX ASIO compliant drivers? 

This would be an overall improvement in DAX timing performance for all users and would help those of us experimenting with virtual audio processing keep our audio latency down as much as possible.

ASIO drivers typically yield very low latency compared to non ASIO type drivers. (WDM, Windows Direct Sound, MME)

What is ASIO here is a Wikki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audio_Stream_Input/Output

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Posted 2 years ago

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I just wonder what Flex's thoughts on this are.
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I would not expect this to happen in the near future.  The MME and DirectSound audio APIs that are used for DAX are sufficient for integrating with all digital mode applications.  DAX was not intended to be used for external audio input, so adding this functionality would be a secondary feature and we have too many primary features in the development queue.
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OK Tim that's what I thought. I hope it is something that flex takes a good look at as lower latency is good for overall system performance not just for us audio folks.

Plus you get the added benefit of compatibility with 3rd party audio interfaces without having to write custom drivers for everyone of them. ASIO is the current industry standard for almost every piece of audio hardware made today.

Look forward to the future for the 6000 platform.