Conclusion: Yamaha 8424s SCSI CDR-W - Page 7 FAQ Is Yamaha 8424s any good? Yamaha 8424s seems to be the best Yamaha CDR-W ever tested.. When Yamaha going to support CD-Text? The next generation after 8424x will support CD-TEXT. This new generation will be launch on Spring-Summer 2000. Is there any possibility with firmware upgrade to include CD-Text on current Yamaha Models? No, because for supporting CD-TEXT you need a Red Book LSI (Chipset) and firmware modification.