Category Archives: Audio & Video Components

Gifts for grads and dads! June at Liptons AVU

Nothing is impossible. We are experts in getting audio and video into every room, no matter what. Consult our experts when building a new home to ensure that you have the proper cables pre-wired to the right places.

Samsung trade Show

Samsung 2019 Dealer Show

Samsung held a dealer show in Toronto this past week to showcase their new lineup of products for 2019, and Lindsay attended. Several new lines of televisions were shown, the most significant offerings included the new 8K  series of televisions called 900 series. These come in a variety of sizes including 65 inch, 75 inch, […]

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Bowers & Wilkins New 600 Series

Bowers & Wilkins is a great maker of high-end speakers. Luxury items. There are reasons and explanations for this, but the result is what matters. How your music sounds, how it fills your home, and how that rich, full sound makes you feel. Bowers & Wilkins New 600 series has Continuum cone midrange drivers, and […]

McIntosh MA9000 Integrated Amplifier

One of our lucky customers just bought a McIntosh MA 9000 Integrated Amplifier. A beautiful piece of equipment. Classic McIntosh styling, but in the most up to date design:  with 300 Watts per channel: enough to drive virtually any speaker system. Has a super high performance phono stage built in for turntables. Built in 8 Band equalizer/tone […]

“The HomePod is the point of no return for Apple fans This speaker is openly hostile to any hardware or service not made by Apple” The Verge - Liptons recommends equipment that plays well with others

Compatibility matters

Check out this new review from The Verge about the Apple Home Pod. Then, look at our pages for any of the following, or talk with one of our A/V specialists for a recommendation that fits your specific purposes. Paradigm Shift Paradigm PW600 Paradigm PW800 Sonos One Sonos Play5 Sonos Play3 Sonos Play1

Anthem MRX 720 AV Receiver

Picking The Right A/V Receiver

In the current world of AV and Home Theatre systems, there is no more important piece of gear than that of the Audio/Video Receiver, or AVR for short.  They are the brains of the organization and what makes your system tick. An AVR is the home base for all your connections, and is able to […]

McIntosh MA252 Hybrid Vacuum tube/solid state integrated amplifier is now in stock

The McIntosh MA252 Hybrid Vacuum tube/solid state integrated amplifier has arrived at Liptons, and we’ve unpacked the first boxes. For absolutely no prize whatsoever, name the photographers hands in the gloss of the new faceplate! For more information on this beauty, click here.

Your home entertainment centre

For families, especially growing and active ones, a formal theatre room is often not the ideal entertainment environment. Sure, everyone is ready to watch now, and you all want to see the show together, but the collage has to get finished for school on Monday, knitting can’t be done in pitch darkness, and the family […]

Samsung: The Frame

TV Magic

We’re living in an exciting period of invention and innovation in audio-visual technology, particularly with television. It hasn’t been this thrilling a ride since the advent of colour. There have been improvements in TV since then in all of the expected areas: Better picture quality, bigger screens, smaller screens, flatter screens, better sound. That’s still happening, […]

PLAY:5 Stereo Pair with SUB:

Get two PLAY:5s. Add a SUB. Hear and feel the music. The speaker pairing for obsessive audiophiles and hard-core music lovers. Turn each speaker into separate left and right channels for wider, bigger, and deeper stereo sound. Wirelessly connect SUB to your PLAY:5 stereo pair for dramatically deeper bass. Since the PLAY:5s don’t have to […]

Sine on-ear headphones

Audeze headphones are here now!

We’re proud to announce that we have added Audeze to our collection of premium brands. We represent and sell the best audio equipment available in theNewmarket area and surrounding region, offering a selection carefully curated for your benefit. Audeze is an exciting new company offering headphones that reproduce sound beautifully using planar audio technology which they developed […]

SONY XBR85x850D 85” 4K TV with HDR

What’s the buzz about 4k UHD TV, and do you need one?

For the fall of this year, and going in to 2016, 4K TV is definitely the hot buzzword for TV and video projectors, and it’s a technology that’s changing the playing field when it comes to image quality. Ultra high Definition TVS (UHD) also known as 4K, are now available from all major TV manufacturers. […]

Bowers & Wilkins A7 Laptop music system


For the older teens and young adults and even their parents, there is one massive trend:   TURNTABLES & VINYL LPS.   EVERYTHING to do with playing records is now huge with the music loving crowd.   Initiated by the hipster twenty-something  set over the past few years, turntables have made a huge comeback, and are now one […]


This year once again, there are a plethora of high demand electronics gifts for everyone, young and old.    While a whole houseful of audio and video systems might be the ultimate goal, there are many affordable items that can satisfy the most demanding electronics buffs. Younger set:  for the younger set, particularly teens, everything to […]



Sound Comes First! Last entry, we discussed the features you get when choosing a features-heavy brand of A/V receiver.   Today we  check out what to do  if you wish to forgo some of those features in favor of superior sound quality.  In our opinion, premium audio brands like Anthem, and NAD are the direction to look.  They tend […]

Picking the right AV Receiver Part 2

Lets Get Gadgety So you have decided that you want your AV Receiver to have a lot of bells and whistles, toys that can play with and adjust and get a lot more out of this digital age that we live in. But what features are there? What is available? And how do you use […]

B&W Zeppelin Air: Ultimate Speaker Dock

With its space age look, and sleek round curves, you’d never know looking that the Bowers & Wilkins  Zeppelin Air that it is an Ipod sound dock. Snap your Ipod onto its docking connector and be transported to audio nirvana the likes of which an Ipod owner never dreamed.  Even more conveniently: with Apple AIRPLAY, you can […]

Introducing Paradigm SE Series

Paradigm’s Special Edition (SE) Series is a limited and unique addition to our collection, combining elements from our affordable audiophile-quality Paradigm line and the higher-end Paradigm Reference line. SE speakers and the SE subwoofer with their soft edges, clean lines, state-of-the-art technology, compact dimensions and real wood veneer cabinets are an affordable stepping stone to […]