Can i replace 1 drive with RAID 1?


I have an ACER Aspire easystore Storage Device with 4x 500GB hard drives setup as RAID 1. One hard drive has failed. 1. Will my data be safe if i was to replace just this one hard drive of the same capacity? 2. Does the replacement hard drive need to be the same brand(seagate) and model type?

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Easy Store user(SP)
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  1. 1. Yes
    2. No, although some guys like to keep them the same just for consistency.
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