NOCO HM484 8D Commercial-Grade Battery Box Review

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The NOCO HM484 Battery Boxes can withstand all manner of contaminants from oil, gas, and acid straight through to UV rays. If you’re looking for a strictly rugged battery box with no fancy technological fluff, this is the box for you. You can also check out our best battery box list for even more great options!

Why We Like It – NOCO HM484 8D Commercial-Grade Battery Box

The NOCO HM484 8D Commercial-Grade Battery Box is an all-around solid battery box that will protect your batteries and ensure your safety. It’s impressive -40℉ Impact Resistance means it can venture into the harshest environments and survive, while the USCG Certification ensures that, if something does happen to your battery, it will be safely contained.

Pros
  • Withstands all manner of contaminants
  • Four corner fastening system
  • Full-flow ventilation
Cons
  • No upper-level impact resistance given
  • Only fits one type of battery

Performance

The NOCO Commercial Grade Battery Box was designed for rugged environments and it certainly delivers. Impact properties are valued at an astonishing -40℉, but no upper limit is given. It can withstand gas, oil, acid, and other contaminants and is also fully immune to UV exposure. Another rugged battery box you can check out too is the Camco Regular 55362 Battery Box Group. The NOCO HM484 can only fit one type of battery though, which is an unfortunate misstep considering what its cousin can store.

Design

The NOCO HM484 Commercial Battery Box can store battery size group 8D which include 12-Volt marine, rv, trailer, and boat batteries. The NOCO Battery Box features a four corner fastening system for easy hook-up to your vehicle and a captive lid. It’s a rugged battery box with a large internal reservoir for battery acid and large cable entry holes for large gauge cables. If you’re looking for something a little more technically advanced, the MinnKota Trolling Motor Power Center offers a great halfway point between rugged and full-out, technology-laden battery boxes.

Value

The NOCO HM484 Commercial-Grade Battery Box meets ABYC E-10.7 specifications and United States Coast Guard USCG code of federal regulations. This means you can trust it to contain small or large battery acid spills if they happen to occur. The NOCO HM318BKS Snap Top Automotive Batteries also has this feature. The HM484 Battery Box measures 24.4”L x 15.4”W x 12.3”D and also includes full-flow ventilation for releasing battery gases and eliminates water entry.

NOCO HM484 8D Commercial-Grade Battery Box Wrap Up

While not being able to store as many battery types as its cousin, the NOCO HM318BKS, the HM484 brings its own brand of uniqueness to the table. With amazing impact resistance, a full-flow ventilation system, and a four corner fastening system, the NOCO HM484 8D Commercial-Grade Battery Box brings the endurance needed to all your outdoor adventures.

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Michael Iaboni is a Canadian Freelance Writer and Editor. He graduated from York University with a Degree in English and Creative Writing and then attended Queen's University where he obtained a Professional Editing Standards Certificate. He is a member of Editor's Canada and, in his spare time, enjoys reading, writing, soccer, and gaming.

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