"Relative to the original Bluepoint Oyster, the Bluepoint No. 2 offers richer, more potent bass and smoother, less aggressive highs. Together, these improvements transform Sumiko’s entry level moving coil into a cartridge that even finicky listeners might enjoy for hours on end."
"Though the Bluepoint No. 2 offers somewhat less purity, focus, and refinement than top-tier moving coils, it supplies most of the essential ingredients necessary for superlative analog sound, which is quite an achievement."
- Chris Martens, The Absolute Sound, October 30, 2008
"While it may have an entry level price tag, the Blue Point No. 2 clearly performs at a level not thought possible a few short years ago."
"Here is a product that has stood the test of time, has had and continues to have a loyal following. One of the true enduring values in analog playback. At its price/performance ratio, it just doesn't get much better than this. A proven winner from a time honored manufacturer that continues to embrace the vinyl medium long after vinyl's golden days. For me that speaks volumes about Sumiko and its products and commitment to analog playback."
- Ferrari, Audiogon.com, January 1, 2006
"The Blue Point No. 2 is quite a strong performer when its price is factored in to the equation. It is totally unreasonable to expect a $300 cartridge to perform as well as a $3,000 one. In my opinion, the Blue Point No. 2 is very much worth considering if you’re shopping in this price range."
- Rich Teer Vinylphile, December 2010